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      December 3, 2020

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      Shuttering Fossil Fuel Power Plants May Cost Less Than Expected

      Decarbonizing US electricity production will require both construction of renewable energy sources and retirement of power plants now operated by fossil fuels. A generator-level model suggests that ...
      Scientists predict Greenland ice sheet will pass a threshold beyond which it will never fully regrow and sea levels will be permanently higher in as little as 600 years under ...

      Cost of Planting, Protecting Trees to Fight Climate Change Could Jump

      Planting trees and preventing deforestation are considered key climate change mitigation strategies, but a new analysis finds the cost of preserving and planting trees to hit certain global emissions ...

      Emissions Growth Slower Than Worst-Case Projections

      New research reveals that emissions are not growing as fast as the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's assessments have indicated -- and that the IPCC is not using the most up-to-date ...
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      Link Found Between Drought and HIV Among Women in Less-Developed Countries

      Researchers explored the consequences of drought and lack of environmental resources on women in less-developed countries. The research shows the direct and indirect associations to women's ...

      Report Assesses Promises and Pitfalls of Private Investment in Conservation

      Scientists, lawyers, investors and economists explore how privately financed conservation projects can generate both financial returns and positive conservation ...

      It's Not Too Late to Save 102 Species at Risk of Extinction

      The Fraser River estuary in British Columbia is home to 102 species at risk of extinction. A new study says it's not too late to save these species if action is taken ...

      Areas Where the Next Pandemic Could Emerge Are Revealed

      A team of experts has incorporated environmental, social and economic considerations -- including air transit centrality -- to identify key areas at risk of leading to the next pandemic. The research ...

      Indonesian Wildfires a 'Fixable Problem'

      Indonesian wildfires that cause widespread air pollution and vast carbon emissions are a 'fixable problem', according to the leader of a project set up to help tackle the ...

      Starved, Stuffed and Squandered: Consequences of Decades of Global Nutrition Transition

      Just a handful of rice and beans - a part of our world is starved. Hawaiian Pizza and ice-cream - another part of our world is stuffed, throwing away food every day. This gap is likely to worsen, ...

      NASA Model Reveals How Much COVID-Related Pollution Levels Deviated from the Norm

      Using computer models to generate a COVID-free 2020 for comparison, NASA researchers found that since February, pandemic restrictions have reduced global nitrogen dioxide concentrations by nearly 20 ...

      In Retrospect, the Burning of Wood in District Heating Plants Has Resulted in Climate Saving

      A new report shows that the burning of wood is significantly more climate friendly than coal and slightly more climate friendly than natural gas over the long run. For the first time, researchers ...

      Tropical Peatland Conservation Could Protect Humans from New Diseases

      Conservation of tropical peatlands could reduce the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the likelihood of new diseases jumping from animals to humans, researchers ...

      Implementing Carbon Pricing During the Pandemic Could Help Countries Recover Greener, Smarter

      As economies 'build back better,' it may be an opportune time to introduce carbon pricing to tackle climate change, according to new ...

      What Type of Forest to Choose for Better CO2 Storage?

      An international team has studied which types of forest are the most effective in storing carbon. Inventory data from natural forests on five continents show that species diversity is optimal for ...

      New Maps Document Big-Game Migrations Across the Western United States

      For the first time, state and federal wildlife biologists have come together to map the migrations of ungulates across America's West. The maps will help land managers and conservationists ...

      Green Deal: Good for a Climate-Neutral Europe Bad for the Planet

      Europe is to become the first climate-neutral continent- this goal of the 'Green Deal' was announced by the EU in late 2019. Carbon emissions shall be reduced, while forestation, ...

      Governments Can Curb Over-Fertilization in Agriculture

      Many countries could be using less nitrogen fertilizer in their agriculture without compromising their crop yields, as an international research team is ...

      Mental Health Strained by Disaster

      A new study found that suicide rates increase during all types of disasters -- including severe storms, floods, hurricanes and ice storms -- with the largest overall increase occurring two years ...

      Crop Diversification Can Improve Environmental Outcomes Without Sacrificing Yields

      Diversifying agricultural systems beyond a narrow selection of crops leads to a range of ecosystem improvements while also maintaining or improving yields, according to a new study that analyzed ...

      Drop in Pandemic Carbon Dioxide Emissions Previews World of Electric Vehicles

      When the San Francisco Bay Area mandated shelter-in-place March 16, it created a natural experiment for UC Berkeley's Ron Cohen, who had established an inexpensive pollution sensor network in ...

      Marine Fisheries Will Not Offset Farm Losses After Nuclear War

      After a nuclear war, wild-catch marine fisheries will not offset the loss of food grown on land, especially if widespread overfishing continues, according to a new study. But effective pre-war ...

      Global Analysis of Forest Management Shows Local Communities Often Lose out

      Maintaining forest cover is an important natural climate solution, but new research shows that too often, communities lose out when local forest management is ...

      Policy, Not Tech, Spurred Danish Dominance in Wind Energy

      In a new study focused on Denmark, a global leader in wind energy - a relatively mature and low-cost renewable technology - researchers found that government policies have been the primary driver of ...

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