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Climate Change Already Damaging Health of World’s Children, Threatens Lifelong Impact

CU Boulder one of 35 institutions to contribute to the 2019 Lancet Countdown report.

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NASA Helps Fight the Mosquito Bite Coast-to-Coast

Utah and New Jersey state public health officials are now using a NASA-enhanced website that began in California to strengthen mosquito control efforts.

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NASA's Terra Satellite Sees Fire and Smoke from Devastating Bushfires in Australia

The state of New South Wales (NSW) in south eastern Australia is continuing to experience devastating bushfires due to the dry tinder-like atmosphere in the territory: high winds, dry lightning and continuing heat.

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Bushfires Rage in Australia

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission captured the multiple bushfires burning across Australia’s east coast.

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National Air Pollution Report Highlights Rush-Hour Traffic, Diesel Truck Emissions as Major Areas of Concern

Almost one-third of Canadians live near a major roadway – and this means they go about their everyday lives exposed to a complex mixture of vehicle air pollutants.

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Study Finds Evidence of a New Type of Social Organization in Primates

A study by researchers at the University of Toronto has uncovered a new type of social organization in primates – one that may help further our understanding of human evolution.  

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Climate May Have Helped Crumble One of the Ancient World’s Most Powerful Civilizations

New research suggests it was climate-related drought that built the foundation for the collapse of the Assyrian Empire (whose heartland was based in today’s northern Iraq)—one of the most powerful civilizations in the ancient world.

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Modeling Every Building in America Starts with Chattanooga

Buildings use 40 percent of America’s primary energy and 75 percent of its electricity, which can jump to 80 percent when a majority of the population is at home using heating or cooling systems and the seasons reach their extremes.

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How Giant Kelp May Respond to Climate Change

When a marine heat wave hit California’s coast in 2014, it brought ocean temperatures that were high for Northern California but fairly normal for a Southern California summer.

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Changes in Tuna’s Carbon Ratios Signal a Global Shift in Oceanic Food Web

The ratio of carbon isotopes in three common species of tuna has changed substantially since 2000, suggesting major shifts are taking place in phytoplankton populations that form the base of the ocean’s food web, a new international study finds.

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