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Carbon Emissions From Volcanic Rocks Can Create Global Warming

Greenhouse gas emissions released directly from the movement of volcanic rocks are capable of creating massive global warming effects — a discovery that could...

Extreme Heat Poses ‘Unacceptably High’ Health Risk Worldwide

Rising temperatures as a result of climate change are already exposing people to health risks across the globe, according to a new report from...

We May Be 140 Years From Carbon Levels Not Seen in 56 Million Years

Total human carbon dioxide emissions could match those of Earth’s last major greenhouse warming event in fewer than five generations, new research finds. A...

Drought Losses in China Will Soar With Continuing Global Warming

Economic losses caused by drought in China may double if the global temperature rises by 1.5°C to 2.0°C above pre-industrial levels, with increasing drought...

Study Finds With Global Warming More Insects Will Be Hungrier for Crops

Crop losses for critical food grains will increase substantially with global warming, as rising temperatures boost the metabolism and population growth of insect pests,...

By Improving Soil Quality, We Can Slow Global Warming

Low-tech ways of improving soil quality on farms and rangelands worldwide could pull significant amounts of carbon out of the atmosphere and slow the...

Greenhouse Gas ‘Feedback Loop’ Discovered in Freshwater Lakes

Latest research finds plant debris in lake sediment affects methane emissions. The flourishing reed beds created by changing climates could threaten to double the...

Understanding How Quickly Massive Antarctic Glaciers Could Collapse

The collapse of the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica could significantly affect global sea levels. It already drains an area roughly the size of...

Did Microbes 3.5 Billion Years Ago Contribute to Early Global Warming?

Scientists conclude methane-producing microbes date back 3.5 billion years, supporting the hypothesis that they could have contributed to early global warming.  Early forms of...

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