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Texas A&M Expert Says Upcoming Weather Will Be A Record-Setter

An extremely dangerous winter storm is poised to strike Texas, and people should take precautions now.

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More Trees Do Not Always Create a Cooler Planet

Researchers find some US forests add to global warming

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Early Indian Monsoon Forecasts Could Benefit Farmers

Farmers in India should be provided with early forecasts of expected variations in the monsoon season in order to reduce crop losses, scientists say.

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Protected Areas See Continued Deforestation But at a Reduced Rate, OSU Research Shows

A survey of more than 18,000 land parcels spanning 2 million square miles across 63 countries shows that a “protected area” designation reduces the rate of deforestation but does not prevent it.

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Combination of Pine Scent and Ozone as Super Source of Particulate Emissions From Coniferous Forests

Scientists have managed to figure out why conifer forests produce so many fine particles into the atmosphere. 

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Proper Fit of Face Masks Is More Important Than Material, Study Suggests

A team of researchers studying the effectiveness of different types of face masks has found that in order to provide the best protection against COVID-19, the fit of a mask is as important, or more important, than the material it is made of.

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Potential for Misuse of Climate Data a Threat to Business and Financial Markets

Climate information is at risk of being misconstrued and used inappropriately in financial reports and has the potential to expose businesses to significant risk, according to a new paper by Australian researchers.

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Survey: Cleaning Product Use Affecting Asthma More During COVID-19 Measures

Those with asthma are experiencing less asthma control related to an increase in using household disinfectants — known asthma triggers — because of COVID-19, according to a survey co-conducted by University of Illinois Chicago researchers.

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The Time to Take Low-Carbon Transition Risks Seriously Is Now

A successful climate policy means preparing for unintended adverse impacts, such as job losses in declining energy sectors or potential environmental impacts of scaling up renewables.

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Increasing Hurricane Intensity Around Bermuda Linked to Rising Ocean Temperatures

New research shows that hurricane maximum wind speeds in the subtropical Atlantic around Bermuda have more than doubled on average over the last 60 years due to rising ocean temperatures in the region.

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