Climate Change

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02 Aug 2019
Rising global temperatures will increase the frequency and severity of heat waves in India. This increase has a considerable impact on the health of vulnerable communities and the rate of fatalities in the region.
31 Jul 2019
The rise in temperature and precipitation levels in summer in northern Japan, has negatively affected the growth of conifers and resulted in their gradual decline, according to a 38-year-long study in which mixed forests of conifers and broad-leaved trees were monitored by a team of researchers from Hokkaido University.
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12 Jul 2019
Early snowmelt increases the risk of phenological mismatch, in which the flowering of periodic plants and pollinators fall out of sync, compromising seed production.
29 Apr 2019
The Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) organised an international forum, titled “Translational Research Forum on Sustainable Urban Development in the Greater Bay Area” on 26 and 27 April 2019
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17 Apr 2019
A one-step method enables scalable and more environmentally friendly production of plant-derived plastic monomers, paving the way towards the mass production of a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based materials.
Ice Wedge
11 Apr 2019
Evidence of historic marine life present in Alaskan permafrost is helping scientists reconstruct ancient changes in the ice cover over the Arctic Ocean.
09 Apr 2019
Geoengineering experiments underway to protect Australia’s Great Barrier Reef from climate change highlight the need for Australian law to catch up, researchers say.
29 Jan 2019
An international team of researchers has unveiled that local greenhouse gas concentrations appear to be attributable to Arctic Amplification.
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24 Jan 2019
Determining the growth dynamics of Red Sea coral reefs has enabled researchers to establish a baseline to assess the effects of environmental change.
Professor Guntae Kim and his research team
21 Jan 2019
A team of researchers has developed a system that produces electricity and hydrogen (H2) while eliminating carbon dioxide (CO2).
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18 Jan 2019
Simulations reveal that green walls filled with coconut peat could absorb storm water running off buildings, mitigating flash floods.
Professor Kwang-jin Ahn and his research team
18 Jan 2019
The primary component of natural gas, methane, is itself a potent greenhouse gas. A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled a high performance catalyst for methane conversion to formaldehyde.
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18 Jan 2019
Computer climate models suggest that human activities increased the risk of high May temperatures and early onset of summer by two to three times.
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10 Dec 2018
Helpful microbes inhale CO2 through a porous cylindrical electrode and exude useful chemicals.
Stats and weather
04 Dec 2018
A more accurate way of resolving spatial patterns in weather could lead to better predictions of climate change.
A view of the western subarctic Pacific Ocean from the research vessel Hakuho Maru (left). The equipment on the deck was used to sample sea spray aerosols (right).
26 Nov 2018
Organic compounds undergo drastic variations in their chemical composition as they transfer from the ocean’s surface to atmospheric aerosols which act as nuclei to form clouds.
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14 Nov 2018
Investigating plankton communities' reaction to rising water temperatures may improve modeling of marine ecosystem responses to global warming.
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12 Nov 2018
Modeling shows that the Indian summer monsoon can trigger heatwaves and sandstorms on the Arabian Peninsula.

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