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Bitcoin costs the climate more than beef farming, almost catching oil
Researchers have found the cost of climate damages associated with Bitcoin mining compared to its market value is almost equivalent to gasoline production.
Forests are now growing larger and faster due to more carbon dioxide
A new Ohio State University study has shown that trees are growing significantly larger due to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
New global database reveals how much fossil fuels remain worldwide
The Carbon Tracker Initiative has released a new database tracking the world's fossil fuel supply and their associated greenhouse gas emissions.
Massive 'Doomsday Glacier' is hanging on 'by its fingernails'
The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica, also known as the Doomsday Glacier, is 'holding on today by its fingernails' as it continues to melt into the ocean.
Experts fire back at Elon Musk over his claims on humanity's collapse
Experts have fired back at SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who recently claimed that population collapse is a bigger threat than global warming.
Elon Musk warns of bigger threat to civilization than climate change
SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has warned his 100+ million Twitter followers about what is a greater threat to civilization than climate change.
Tracks from huge dinosaurs revealed as river dries up
Newly uncovered dinosaur tracks have been exposed in a river bed in Texas' Dinosaur Valley State Park, belonging to the Acrocanthosaurus and Sauroposeidon.
Scientists warn of megaflood that could drown an entire US state
A new paper published in a scientific journal has warned that a US state is at risk of a megaflood will be caused by climate change.
Live bomb from WWII revealed as drought lowers water levels
A half-ton WWII-era bomb has been unearthed due to severe drought conditions along the Po river in Italy dropped the water level.
Bodies and more surface as largest US reservoir hits all-time-low
The United States' largest reservoir has dropped to its lowest water levels since it was first filled, revealing bodies and more.
Researchers warn in a new study of a mass extinction level event
A new study finds that humans may trigger another mass extinction level event that would result in the death of several species.
Earth's next mass extinction now has a new timeline
Scientists believe the Sixth Mass Extinction event is already underway, but it could take longer than initially thought to peak.
UK records hottest ever day and night as 'heat apocalypse' continues
The ongoing European heat wave has seen the United Kingdom record its hottest-ever night, followed by its hottest-ever day.
MIT believes its 'space bubbles' could reverse climate change
The MIT Senseable City Lab's new 'space bubble' climate solution involves blocking solar radiation in space from reaching Earth.
Supreme Court ruling cripples US government ability to limit emissions
The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled to limit the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to restrict emissions.
New Zealand to curb climate change by taxing cow and sheep burps
New Zealand plans to reduce the amount of methane the country produces by creating a cow and sheep burp taxation scheme.
New carbon capture system has 99% efficiency, and is twice as fast
Researchers from Japan have created a new direct air capture system that can change 99% of carbon dioxide in the air into a solid.
3,400-year-old city from ancient empire revealed as river level drops
A 3400-year-old Bronze Age city from the Mitanni Empire era has emerged from the Mosul reservoir in Iraq as the water levels drop.
WMO says Earth has a '50:50 chance' of breaching temperature milestone
The World Meteorological Organization says there is a ~50% chance the annual average global temperature exceeds 1.5°C soon.
Multiple bodies found as lake drops to record lows from drought
Two bodies have been found within a week as water levels for Nevada's Lake Mead reach record lows during the ongoing drought.
The world experiences up to 500 major disasters annually, more to come
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has released its latest Global Assessment Report, GAR2022.
Elon Musk confirms the leaked text messages with Bill Gates are real
Bill Gates texted Elon Musk and asked him if he wanted to work with him. Leaked text messages have revealed why Musk declined.
1,000+ scientists from around the world unanimously risked arrest
Over 1,000 scientists and researchers from around the world have risked arrest by committing civil disobedience last week.
NASA scientist chains himself to bank, fights off tears over disaster
A NASA scientist has been filmed fighting off tears over an 'impending disaster', saying, 'we're going to lose everything'.
Solar panels able to generate electricity at night with new technology
New solar panel technology developed by researchers from Stanford University uses infrared radiation to generate electricity.
'Now or never' warns UN to avoid catastrophe in new climate report
The latest installment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's climate report has dropped, and the situation is dire.
This country will ban the sale of new combustion engine cars by 2035
To combat climate change impacts due to vehicles with combustion engines, Canada is banning new sales of these vehicles by 2035.
Massive Antarctic ice shelf just collapsed, in previously stable area
An ice shelf spanning 460 square miles separating the Conger and Glenzer glaciers from warmer waters in Antarctica has collapsed.
This world-first project is producing gasoline from carbon dioxide
A project developed by the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics can produce gasoline exceeding 90 octane from carbon dioxide.
Global carbon dioxide emissions rebounded to highest ever in 2021
Carbon dioxide emissions from energy production reached their highest ever levels in 2021, rising to more than 36 billion tonnes.
This company is extracting atmospheric CO2 and turning it into diamond
Aether Diamonds has developed a method to turn carbon dioxide extracted from the atmosphere into sustainably produced diamonds.
New UN report stresses 'grave and mounting threat' from climate change
The second installment of the UN IPCC's sixth climate change assessment stresses the necessity of action before it is too late.
Bitcoin carbon emissions have risen steeply since U.S. mining shift
The carbon footprint of Bitcoin mining operations has increased due to the use of more fossil-fuel-sourced electricity in the U.S.
World's top banks' financing of fossil fuels revealed by new study
Annual reports from the world's ten largest banks show a combined $425.92 billion in 2020 alone put toward financing fossil fuels.
Bioengineered bacteria convert carbon dioxide into valuable chemicals
LanzaTech and Northern University researchers have used Clostridium autoethanogenum to ferment carbon dioxide to acetone and IPA.
Scientists have simulated 100,000 different possible futures for Earth
Researchers from UC Davis have modeled the future outcomes of climate change by 2100 in a hundred thousand different scenarios.
Carbon dioxide converted into fuel with solar power in breakthrough
Lund University researchers have used a covalent organic framework and solar energy to convert carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide.
NASA's climate report predicts a 'historic' sea levels rise by 2050
A collection of government agencies have published a report that estimates how much sea levels are expected to rise by 2050.
NOAA report: U.S. will see a century's worth of sea-level rise by 2050
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report projects a considerable sea-level rise.
Antarctic glaciers are losing ice faster than ever documented
Unprecedented and rapid retreat of the Pope, Smith, and Kohler glaciers at the South Pole threatens a steep increase in sea level.
99% of carbon dioxide scrubbed from air with this 'game changing' tech
New technology from the University of Delaware has enabled carbon dioxide capture with 99 percent efficiency from the atmosphere.
Mount Everest is being rapidly affected by climate change
Anthropogenic, or human-sourced, climate change is accelerating the rate of accumulated ice loss from Mount Everest's glaciers.
US flood damage costs will see a 'staggering' increase by 2050
Flood modeling projections for the United States estimate a 26.4% increase in the annual cost of damages, by more than $8 billion.
Over 9000 tree species' are still undiscovered, new study shows
Researchers have estimated the number of trees species on Earth to be 14% higher than currently known, with 9,200 undiscovered.
Trees will likely be smaller and capture less carbon in future forests
Future forests will likely have smaller trees due to global warming, meaning a reduced absorption of carbon dioxide from the air.
Carbon-tax rebates found to be largely misunderstood by general public
Published in Nature Climate Change are the findings of a new survey of Canadian citizens and the perception of carbon tax rebates.
Doomsday Clock stuck at 100 seconds to midnight
The Doomsday Clock is stuck at 100 seconds to midnight after being set there two years ago, with the world teetering on the brink.
Research shows we're adapting to climate change, but not quick enough
Researchers from Concordia University have reviewed the literature on climate change adaptations, which show inconclusive results.
Pollutants and plastics have exceeded safe planetary boundaries
Of the nine planetary boundaries defined in 2009, four had been breached by 2015, with the fifth for novel entities now breached.
ExxonMobil is targeting 'net zero' operational emissions by 2050
ExxonMobil has pledged to reduce its Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions to net-zero by 2050, but hasn't included Scope 3 emissions.