Laughing gas from the thawing Alaskan permafrost is no laughing matter. Nitrous oxide is one of the most potent greenhouse gases.
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For the world’s cloud forests, the future is overcast. Some face fiercer storm and flood: they could even lose their unique clouds.
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Polar change, notably the fast Arctic melt, could impose huge costs on world economies. New evidence shows how rapidly the frozen north is changing.
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Chemists can now in theory turn carbon dioxide back into coal and light and heat homes with transparent wood. The world has ample energy-saving ideas.
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As more acidic seas spread across the globe, conditions for survival start to change. That could close vast volumes of ocean for vital forms of life.
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Megafauna is a mouthful of a word. And that is the problem. The biggest animals are being hunted for their meat.
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15 January, 2019 – Two thirds of the world worries about water for at least a month annually. One successful source of salt-free drinkable water leaves a bitter aftertaste.
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Sea level rise and melting polar ice sheets may not cause a climate catastrophe, but they will certainly change weather patterns unpredictably.
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10 January, 2019 − The world’s oceans are a vast reservoir of heat, a slow register of natural climate change − and ocean warming speeds differ widely.
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17 January, 2019 − Researchers are clear: the healthy diet for a healthy planet is more vegetables, less meat. What matters is the food that’s served, and the way it’s produced too.
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