Not The Weather Report
"The associations between temperature and antibiotic resistance... are consistent... and may be strengthening over time... current forecasts of the burden of antibiotic resistance could be significant underestimates..."
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Climate change news for Wednesday 23rd of May 2018
"[In] a new analysis of what would have happened to 22 named Atlantic storms if they had instead formed near the end of this century, researchers found that... warming global temperatures will make hurricanes on average slower, stronger, and a lot wetter"
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"Lawyers from the Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resources Division filed a friend of the court brief last week in support of five... oil and gas companies, which are seeking to have lawsuits by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland dismissed"
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"Peru’s government has agreed to ‘nest’ two REDD projects financed by fund Althelia, claiming a global first that enables the developers to sell carbon credits abroad while later integrating with the government’s Paris emission pledge"
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"A strategy of waiting for a unicorn technology that never appears could result in 61% higher cumulative total system cost by mid-century compared to deploying currently available low-carbon technologies early on"
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"The most effective way to fight climate change is to make a better fridge... hydrofluorocarbons are prone to leaking into the atmosphere, where they trap an enormous amount of heat — thousands of times more than carbon dioxide ... "
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Headline #1 photo: By Microrao [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons
Headline #4 photo: By JYB Devot [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons
Headline #5 photo: By Tony Webster from Minneapolis, Minnesota (Sherco Generating Station) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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