The largest volcanic region on Earth—with nearly 100 volcanoes—has been discovered two km below the surface of the vast ice sheet in west Antarctica. Continue reading Earth’s largest volcanic region discovered in Antartica
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Material that changes properties according to environment developed
Inspired by the jelly-like jaw of a sea worm, researchers have developed a new material that becomes hard or flexible depending on the environment around it and can be used in soft robotics.
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Cities must lure private dollars fast to meet climate goals
Cities must find ways to tap major private investment fast if they are to build the “green” infrastructure needed to help prevent global warming reaching dangerous levels, experts say.
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Climate change ‘makes deadly China pollution worse’
Global warming has boosted the frequency and severity of deadly air pollution peaks in northern China, scientists said Monday.
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Growing algae bloom in Arabian Sea tied to climate change
The Gulf of Oman turns green twice a year, when an algae bloom the size of Mexico spreads across the Arabian Sea all the way to India.
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In race to curb climate change, cities outpace governments
Cities from Oslo to Sydney are setting goals to curb climate change that exceed national targets, causing tensions with central governments about who controls policy over green energy and transport and construction.
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DEWA and Dubai Carbon organise Shams Dubai consultation workshop
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has organised a consultation workshop on installing photovoltaic panels, as part of the Shams Dubai project in cooperation with the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence, Dubai Carbon.
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