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Which Weather Characteristics Affect Agricultural and Food Trade the Most?

Changing weather patterns have profound impacts on agricultural production around the world.

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Arctic Vegetation has a Major Impact on Warming

The Arctic is warming three times faster than the global average.

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Waterloo Professor Unveils New Framework to Accelerate Tourism Climate Action at COP27

University of Waterloo Professor Daniel Scott was one of three leading experts who launched a new international Tourism Panel on Climate Change (TPCC) at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. 

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Arctic Cyclones to Intensify as Climate Warms, NASA Study Predicts

Hurricanes threaten North American coastlines every year, and they appear to be intensifying as climate changes.

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5 Things to Know About How SWOT Will Look at the World’s Water

The international Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission will provide high-definition data on the salt- and fresh water on Earth’s surface.

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NASA Study: Rising Sea Level Could Exceed Estimates for U.S. Coasts

New results show average sea level rise approaching the 1-foot mark for most coastlines of the contiguous U.S. by 2050. 

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Dam Safety: Probable Maximum Flood Events Will Significantly Increase Over Next 80 Years, Study Finds

The flood capacity of dams could be at greater risk of being exceeded due to out-of-date modelling for potential maximum rainfall, according to industry-funded research by UNSW and the University of Melbourne.

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Study Shows How to Boost Early Intervention for Climate-Related Health Risks

Being able to predict where and when extreme weather and other environmental impacts of climate change will increase the risk of infectious disease outbreaks can help public health officials respond earlier and more effectively to control the spread and reduce its toll.

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ASU Study Shows Full Decarbonization of US Aviation Sector Within Grasp

Research demonstrates pathway to sustainably produce biojet fuel domestically, meet country’s growing aviation fuel demand.

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International Research Team Cracks Chemical Code on How Iodine Helps Form Clouds

An international team led by CU Boulder researchers has cracked the chemical code driving the formation of iodine particles in the atmosphere, revealing how the element contributes to increased cloud cover and depletes molecules in the Earth’s protective ozone layer.

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