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How big cities are getting ready to face climate change

How big cities are getting ready to face climate change

The summer of 2003 was a landmark in risk assessment and climate change consequences. In July and August of that year, many European cities suffered the most severe heat wave in the continent [...]

Climate change may lead to the extinction of raw materials for beer production

Climate change may lead to the extinction of raw materials for beer production

Global warming can put beer at risk. This is the conclusion of a study led by researchers at Beijing University (China) and the University of East Anglia (England), published in the scientific [...]

Meet Greta Thunberg: 16-year-old activist and Nobel Prize nominee

Meet Greta Thunberg: 16-year-old activist and Nobel Prize nominee

Since August 2018, still at age 15, , every Friday Greta Thunberg skips school to strike in front of the Swedish parliament building in Stockholm. She arrives at 8am in front of the Rksdag [...]

Planet to be bluer as Earth warms

Planet to be bluer as Earth warms

Global warming may cause another change on the Earth’s features: the blue planet may become bluer due to a rise in global temperature in the next decades. That’s what a study recently published [...]

The environmental price of international commerce

The environmental price of international commerce

Between 1980 and 2010, according to the “International Trade in Resources: A biophysical assessment” report, produced by the International Resources Panel, the value moved by the international [...]

Artist brings Greenlands’ frozen fjord to London; understand how

Artist brings Greenlands’ frozen fjord to London; understand how

Approximately 45 tons of ice were shipped in 30 large blocks to create the “Ice Watch London”; the purpose is to bring the effects of climate change to the world

Study: seagrass may be key for carbon sequestration

Study: seagrass may be key for carbon sequestration

Researchers discovered that seagrass meadows are the second most efficient ecosystem in storing carbon and show that it is possible to expand the volume of these plants globally

Paulo Artaxo: “sustainable development is our only way out”

Paulo Artaxo: “sustainable development is our only way out”

Extensively awarded scientist, Paulo Artaxo explains how climate change may make life on Earth unfeasible and talks about the importance of preserving Amazon and Brazilian science

Giant icebergs frighten city in Greenland

Giant icebergs frighten city in Greenland

During summer in the Northern Hemisphere, two giant icebergs broke away from glaciers in Greenland; climate change may be the culprit