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Will China’s Climate Goals Actually Succeed?

In September, Chinese President Xi Jinping surprised the world with his speech at the UN General Assembly where he pledged to make China reach...

Maple Trees Can Protect You From UV Harm

The Crimson King maple tree is known to be one of the best ornamental and shade trees you can have in your yard. Recent...

How the Persian Gulf Is Being Taken Over By China’s Fishing Trawlers

In the past decade, Chinese fishing vessels have aggressively expanded their activities to the waters of other nations so as to catch enough fish...

Major Wind-Driven Ocean Currents Shifting Toward the Poles

The severe droughts in the USA and Australia are the first sign that the tropics, and their warm temperatures, are apparently expanding in the...

Why China’s Epic Midsummer Snow Freaked Out the CCP

In June, the Chinese regime got scared of a rather unique weather phenomenon. At a time when China was in the midsummer season, midsummer...

Study Reveals Soil Is a Significant Carbon Sequestration Driver

As harmful atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to increase, understanding the planet's carbon balance is increasingly important. A new report by U.S. National Science Foundation-funded...

Researcher Investigates the Most Lethal Volcanic Phenomena

Like many who grew up in East Germany, Dr. Gert Lube always yearned to travel and explore different places. Ten years after the fall...

Lightning Causes a Huge Fireball in China

Citizens of the Chinese city of Shenyang were shocked recently when a massive fireball seemingly erupted out of nowhere, triggering panic among the public....

Volcanic Ash May Have a Bigger Impact on the Climate Than We Thought

When volcanos erupt, these geologic monsters produce tremendous clouds of ash and dust — plumes that can blacken the sky, shut down air traffic,...

Do Face Masks Increase Pollution?

Before the coronavirus pandemic, people used to wear face masks to protect themselves from air pollution. With the spread of COVID-19, the use of...

China’s Not So Good Ecological Restoration Projects

Through concerted, policy-driven efforts, China has converted large swaths of desert into grassland over the past few decades, but this success has come at...

Accuracy of El Niño Simulation Hones Climate Change Estimates

Correctly simulating ocean current variations hundreds of feet below the ocean surface — the so-called Pacific Equatorial Undercurrent — during El Niño events is...

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