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Posted on 15 December 2017 | 1:22 am | Google News
From carbon sink to source: Brazil puts Amazon, Paris goals at risk
Laurance agreed that this is a “key fear.” Scientists are concerned that beyond a certain deforestation “tipping point,” the Amazon rainforest will no longer survive in its current form. Climate scientist Nobre explained that such a tipping point is ...
Posted on 9 November 2017 | 12:35 pm | Google News
Could the peatlands of Congo be a carbon bomb?
Gruelling talks are unfolding in Bonn for implementing the UN's Paris Agreement on climate change, but many kilometres (miles) away, there are fears that any progress may be wiped out by a lurking carbon threat. Scientists and green campaigners say ...
Posted on 7 November 2017 | 10:22 pm | Google News
Google X and the Science of Radical Creativity
Creativity is an old practice but a new science. It was only in 1950 that J. P. Guilford, a renowned psychologist at the University of Southern California, introduced the discipline of creativity research in a major speech to the American Psychological ...
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 5:00 am | Google News
Should we change Earth to halt warming? Scientists say maybe
They have deployed technology to shade the Earth against the sun's increasingly heat and have tried using machines that remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere around the clock. "That was the idea of this paper," explained Simone Tilmes, an ...
Posted on 11 July 2017 | 9:29 am | Google News
New York Magazine
The Uninhabitable Earth
New York Magazine
But treating the episode as a parable of impending flooding missed the more important news. Until recently, permafrost was not a major concern of climate scientists, because, as the name suggests, it was soil that stayed permanently frozen. But Arctic ...
Posted on 11 July 2017 | 7:54 am | Google News
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