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'Extreme healt belt' to cover middle of US by 2053: report

An area of intensely warm weather—a so-called "extreme heat belt"—with at least one day per year in which the heat index hits 125 Fahrenheit (52C), is expected to cover a US region home to more than 100 million people ...

Climate change could lead to larger algal blooms

Griffith-led research has revealed that both the decreases in wind and the higher temperatures predicted with climate change can cause bigger algal blooms in the future.

Nanoscale fluid-phase changes revealed

Millions of barrels of oil are produced daily from shale reservoirs, yet a significant amount remains untouched, trapped in molecular-sized pores on a nanoscale. Current reservoir models can't predict oil behavior or recovery ...

The cost of climate change on economic growth

From crop damage to cooling failures at cloud-based data centers, climate change affects a wide variety of economic sectors. It's unclear whether a country's economy can bounce back each year from these impacts or if global ...

Climate deniers use past heat records to sow doubt online

With Europe gripped by successive heatwaves, climate-change deniers are spreading skepticism by publishing data on social media on extreme temperatures allegedly recorded decades ago to imply scientists are exaggerating global ...

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