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No quick fix for climate change

No quick fix for climate change

Injecting particles into the atmosphere would reduce the temperature increase. But for the world’s ecosystems there is no alternative to mitigation efforts. By Ellen Viste We could spray the atmosphere with particles that reflect sunlight or fertilize algae to...

How Indigenous knowledge advances modern science and technology

How Indigenous knowledge advances modern science and technology

By Jesse Popp Adjunct professor, Biology, Laurentian University Throughout history, Indigenous peoples have been responsible for the development of many technologies and have substantially contributed to science. Science is the pursuit of knowledge. Approaches to gathering that knowledge are...

Seeking a Resilient Society

Seeking a Resilient Society

One response to growing concerns about resource depletion, sustainability and climate change is so-called mitigation or transition strategies designed to increase community resilience. These are now seen as a vital part of climate change adaptation. If we can’t stop...

Climate Emergency News

  • CLIMATE CHANGE-INDUCED MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES IN ESWATINI 30 May 2024 9:44 am Times of Swaziland As climate change continues to pose significant challenges globally, developing countries like Eswatini bear the brunt of its adverse effects. The WHO’s Regional Office for Europe estimated that climate change will lead to an increase in mental health …
  • Preston’s climate jury give recommendations to tackle climate change in the city 30 May 2024 9:34 am Blog Preston Preston’s Climate Jury. Pic: Preston City Council Members of the People’s Climate Jury met at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to give their recommendations on how they think climate change can be tackled in the city. The 20 members, all …
  • How is climate change affecting the bee population? One Earlham College researcher is finding out 30 May 2024 9:29 am WVXU News - Ohio Scientists researching bees have been sounding the alarm about how climate change is negatively affecting the pollinators that make our beloved honey products. A professor at Earlham College recently studied the effects of extreme heat and dryness on …
  • SKN PM emphasises SIDS susceptibility to climate change at SIDS4 High-level meeting 30 May 2024 9:11 am Win Media SKN by Kevon Browne St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN)—Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are facing multiple crises: climate change, the economic and social repercussions of COVID-19, and a debt crisis. The pandemic impacted all island nations, especially those …
  • OCSWCD hosts native species, climate change walk 30 May 2024 8:25 am The Bethel Citizen - Maine COUNTY — Join Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District on June 14 from 3-4:30 p.m. for a walk and talk at the Tenmile River Demonstration Forest, located on the Hiram/Brownfield town line! Maine’s native tree and shrub species will be …
  • The Science of Climate Change 30 May 2024 8:21 am OpenMind When NASA climatologist James Hansen testified before the US Senate in 1988 that the greenhouse effect caused by human activity was changing the climate, he set off alarm bells, although much of the scientific community remained naturally sceptical, …

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