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NASA, NOAA Analyses Reveal 2019 Second Warmest Year on Record

According to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Earth's global surface temperatures in 2019 were the second warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880.

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The Burden of Risk

Storm, flood, drought: With global warming, extreme events become more frequent and intense. They especially impact the poorest of the poor.

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Expert Calls for ‘Fire-Line’ to Future-Proof Against Bushfire Disaster

As fires continue to burn across Australia, damage estimates are now in the billions. More than 8.4 million hectares have been burnt, almost 2000 homes have been destroyed, and 26 people have lost their lives.

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Scientists Validate New Technology That Transforms Sewage Sludge Into Fertilizer More Efficiently

The system, tested on an industrial scale, prevents foul odours and reduces by up to two months the treatment time for the organic matter deriving from the excess sludge, for its subsequent agricultural use.

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Farmed Salmon Under Threat? The Effect of Rising Sea Temperatures on Atlantic Salmon Production

Researchers have examined the impact of climate change on salmon farming. Their work will help adaptation planning.

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From Smoke Going Round the World to Aerosol Levels, NASA Observes Australia's Bushfires

Air quality during events such as devastating bushfires is another serious concern to address and NASA satellites are able to help in this area as well.

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New Report Reveals Impact of Climate Change on UK Coasts and Seas

University scientists have contributed to a major new publication by the Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP) which highlights the current and future impacts of climate change on UK seas and dependent industries and society.

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Microbes Endure a Variety of Inhospitable Conditions in California’s Mono Lake

New research identifies microbes that thrive in the face of wildly different nutrient levels.

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A New Way to Research Water

To fully understand water and its effects on people, scientists suggest water needs new research framework.

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