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Understanding alkalinity to quantify ocean buffering

Ocean alkalinity plays a major role in ocean’s carbon uptake, in buffering, and in calcium carbonate production and dissolution, and it impacts and is affected by various biogeochemical processes.

ADSE's Young Researchers Conference 2021

The Alliance for Diversity in Science and Engineering (ADSE) is hosting its 9th Young Researcher Conference from January 28-30th, 2021. Read more about the conference and how to register here.

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Biden cancels Keystone XL, halts drilling in Arctic Refuge on day one, signaling a larger shift away from fossil fuels

American efforts to curb climate change have long avoided measures that would rein in the production of oil and gas, instead relying on reducing consumption of fossil fuels in power plants and automobiles. This dichotomy allowed the nation to catapult into place as the world’s top oil and gas producer, even as domestic greenhouse gas […]
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Bill Nye vs. Richard Lindzen on Larry King, 2007.

From 2007, Larry King hosted a "debate" segment featuring climatologist Heidi Cullen and Bill Nye the Science Guy versus meteorology professor Richard Lindzen, who minimizes climate impacts, and economist Julian Morris, who says even the world's poorest will be wealthy enough to afford climate change.

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Elon Musk to offer $100 million prize for 'best' carbon capture tech

Tesla Inc chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday took to Twitter to promise a $100 million prize for development of the "best" technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions.

Southern Ocean is warming quickly, threatening ice in Antarctica

Deep waters in the Southern Ocean are warming faster than previously known, which may speed the melting of parts of the Antarctica.
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Buyers of brand-new homes face £20,000 bill to make them greener

Critics say the costs could have been avoided if ministers had agreed to bring in low-carbon standards sooner