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Already Fewer Seeds and Fruits Under Mild Heat Conditions

“Better safe than sorry”: Plants anticipate potential heatwaves by already slowing down pollen development under mild heat conditions, concludes Stuart Jansma in his PhD research project.

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Research Reveals Remarkable Variability in Coral Heat Tolerance

Marine heat waves have decimated corals in recent years and the future looks bleak for tropical reefs if the pace of climate change continues at current rates.

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A Breakthrough Discovery in Carbon Capture Conversion for Ethylene Production

A team of researchers led by Meenesh Singh at University of Illinois Chicago has discovered a way to convert 100% of carbon dioxide captured from industrial exhaust into ethylene, a key building block for plastic products.

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Slowing of Continental Plate Movement Controlled Timing of Earth’s Largest Volcanic Events

Scientists have shed new light on the timing and likely cause of major volcanic events that occurred millions of years ago and caused such climatic and biological upheaval that they drove some of the most devastating extinction events in Earth’s history.

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7 Takeaways About Flooding, Infrastructure and Climate Change

Extreme storms and intense floods have disrupted communities across the country this summer.

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Lancaster Expert Helping to Solve the Energy Crisis

Lancaster University Professor Roger Kemp is part of a team evaluating policy options for incorporating hydrogen into the UK’s energy systems.

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Planting Trees Not Always an Effective Way of Binding Carbon Dioxide

The capacity of plants to bind carbon is a key factor in calculating the effects of climate change as carbon dioxide levels rise in the atmosphere.

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Late Season Melting in Greenland

In September 2022, vast areas atop the Greenland ice sheet melted.

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Forests in the Amazon, Southern Boreal Regions, and U.S. West Most Threatened by Climate Change

As climate change increasingly threaten’s the world’s forests, scientists at the University of Utah have developed a new tool that identifies those woodlands that are most imperiled and whose loss would deal the greatest blow to the climate and biodiversity.

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Newly Identified Genes May Help Protect Crops Against Flooding, Researchers Say

Flooding is a global risk, according to the World Bank, with the lives and property of billions of people threatened.

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