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Developer Of Aluminum-Ion Battery Claims It Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion, Offering EV Range Breakthrough

Developer Of Aluminum-Ion Battery Claims It Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion, Offering EV Range Breakthrough Range anxiety, recycling and fast-charging fears could all be consigned to electric-vehicle history with a nanotech-driven Australian battery i...

Few Would Fear COVID Vaccines if Policy Makers Explained Their Risks Better

Few Would Fear COVID Vaccines if Policy Makers Explained Their Risks Better Clear messaging and transparency are vital, say some experts on risk assessment and decision-making Unforeseen safety issues routinely emerge after any new medicine or vaccine goes fro...

Record-high: Heat index in Dagupan City reaches 53 degrees Celsius

Record-high: Heat index in Dagupan City reaches 53 degrees Celsius MANILA – The heat index in Dagupan City, Pangasinan reached another record high on Friday at 53 degrees Celsius, the local government said. In a Facebook post, Dagupan City’s Public Inf...

The Statistical Secrets of Covid-19 Vaccines

The Statistical Secrets of Covid-19 Vaccines They’re really very good, and they’re the only way out of the pandemic. But a tour through the numbers could bring the vaccine-hesitant into the tent. THE CREATION AND distribution of vaccines against Covid-19 h...

The effects of climate change on cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea

The effects of climate change on cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea As cyclone Tauktae develops over the Arabian Sea, it is now clear that India will see more frequent cyclones every year due to global warming It’s May, and for the second year running, a maj...

Life in 2050: A Glimpse at the Homes in the Future

Life in 2050: A Glimpse at the Homes in the Future Rapidly accelerating technology and the need for sustainable living will revolutionize how people live by 2050. Welcome back to the “Life in 2050” series! So far, we’ve looked at how ongoing ...

Extreme weather leaves Ethiopian refugees vulnerable in eastern Sudan

Extreme weather leaves Ethiopian refugees vulnerable in eastern Sudan As the rains begin in Sudan, UNHCR and partners race to shield refugees from the risk of flooding. Anna* recalls how just a few days ago she would sigh with relief as she stepped out of the ...

Climate Migration: An Impending Global Challenge

Climate Migration: An Impending Global Challenge For months, we have watched the crisis at the Mexican border as migrants tried to enter the U.S. In March, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office estimated that there were 171,700 people attempting to cro...

Why we need to talk about climate migrants

Why we need to talk about climate migrants To say that we are at a critical phase in international efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and limit warming to under 2°C, as mandated by the Paris Agreement, is a major understatement given the increased engage...

Warming Trends: Chief Heat Officers, Disappearing Cave Art and a Game of Climate Survival

Warming Trends: Chief Heat Officers, Disappearing Cave Art and a Game of Climate Survival A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations, books, cultural events and other developments from the global warming frontier. Climate Save or Climate Disast...

April 2021: Ninth-warmest April on record, NOAA and NASA report

April 2021: Ninth-warmest April on record, NOAA and NASA report NOAA data indicate the year 2021 is virtually certain to rank among the 10 warmest years on record April 2021 was the ninth-warmest April since global record-keeping began in 1880, 0.79°C degrees...

EPA’s Updated Climate Change Data Shows Global Warming’s Impacts Are Already Here

EPA’s Updated Climate Change Data Shows Global Warming’s Impacts Are Already Here The Environmental Protection Agency has revived its dashboard of key climate change indicators after four years with no updates. From spikes in summer heat waves to s...

City Risk Analysis Shows 43 of World’s 100 Most Environmentally Vulnerable Cities Are in India

City Risk Analysis Shows 43 of World’s 100 Most Environmentally Vulnerable Cities Are in India Some 1.5 billion people live in cities facing the biggest environmental challenges, including threats from climate change and pollution, according to a new rep...

[ANALYSIS] What must the Philippines do about climate change?

[ANALYSIS] What must the Philippines do about climate change? ‘Fortunately, there is still a window to examine and revisit the existing NDC prior to the global stocktake in 2023 to fill in the gaps, make it as clear and progressive as possible, and attra...

[ANALYSIS] What the world must do about climate change

[ANALYSIS] What the world must do about climate change ‘The sustainable development mechanism needs to be designed properly, with the right safeguards so there is no greenwashing or shifting of responsibilities to developing countries’ Combating cl...

Merkel to youth: Build political support for climate action

Merkel to youth: Build political support for climate action BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands young people’s frustration about the pace of efforts to combat climate change, but is stressing the need to build political major...

Climate change creates silver lining for investors, according to World Nano Foundation

Climate change creates silver lining for investors, according to World Nano Foundation LONDON, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Saving the planet from Climate Change devastation can benefit investors as well as our future, according to a new Venture Capital (...

Preventing climate change is hard, preparing for it is easy

Preventing climate change is hard, preparing for it is easy The infrastructure discussion has evolved (or devolved) into a debate about what that clunky four-syllable word means. Whatever it is, “crumbling” is the wrong way to describe it. The correct word...

World’s Oldest Cave Paintings Are Fading?Climate Change May Be to Blame

World’s Oldest Cave Paintings Are Fading—Climate Change May Be to Blame Repeated shifts between wet and dry conditions boost the growth of salt crystals that destabilize the rock canvas Some of the oldest art in human history is disintegrating, scientists ...

Climate change threatens one-third of global food production

Climate change threatens one-third of global food production New estimates show that if greenhouse gases continue growing at current rates, large regions at risk of being pushed into climate conditions in which no food is grown today Climate change is known to...

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