Technology and Climate Change

The water cycle amplifies abrupt climate change – Phys.org
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During the abrupt cooling at the onset of the so-called Younger Dryas period 12680 years ago changes in the water cycle were the main drivers of widespread environmental change in western Europe. Thus, the regional …

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Climate change: 2013 ranked 4th warmest year
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Last year was one of the warmest ever recorded on Earth since scientists began keeping global average temperature stats 134 years ago, climate experts from two U.S. agencies revealed today. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

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Climate change threatens future Winter Olympics venues
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Memorable host cities for the Winter Olympics wouldn't have a snowball's chance of reliably hosting a Games in the next few decades amid climate change, according to a new report. At the rate the Earth continues to heat up, only six of the last 19 …

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Fundamental marine ecosystem change during rapid climate …
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(Phys.org) —Marine ecosystems – especially in nutrient-starved areas of the ocean – are very sensitive to abrupt climate change, according to new research from the University of Bristol.

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North and Tropical Atlantic Ocean bringing climate change – Phys.org
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The gradual warming of the North and Tropical Atlantic Ocean is contributing to climate change in Antarctica, a team of New York University scientists has concluded. The findings, which rely on more than three decades of atmospheric data and appear in the journal Nature, show new ways in which distant … … New solar cell […]

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Study shows differences in mammal responses to climate change
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If you were a shrew snuffling around a North American forest, you would be 27 times less likely to respond to climate change than if you were a moose grazing nearby. … New solar cell technology captures high-energy photons more efficiently. Jan 24, 2014 3 …

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Technology Transfers for Climate Change – Policy pointers
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Technology Transfers for Climate Change. SSRN. This 39-page working paper considers investments in cost-reducing technology in the context of contributions to climate protection. May Elsayyad, Florian Morath.

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Leaked UN Draft Report On Climate Change – Business Insider
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A U.N. draft report says that countries need to slash CO2 emissions and start investing in clean energies now to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

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Corporations Abusing Copyright Laws Are Ruining the Web for Everyone
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Given our unique vantage point, WordPress sees an alarming number of businesses use the DMCA takedown process to wipe criticism of their company off the internet. Until copyright laws change to provide some meaningful penalties for targeting fair use, internet …     

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