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As school students strike for climate once more, here"s how the movement and its tactics have changed

On Friday, students will once again down textbooks and laptops and go on strike for climate action. Many will give their schools a Climate Doctor's Certificate signed by three leading climate academics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2023

How psychology can help people live more climate-friendly lives—lessons from around the world

Quick and easy interventions that inspire people to take direct climate action are the holy grail. Behavioral scientists and policymakers are keen to learn which small steps can make the biggest difference. One of the largest experiments ever conduct.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News7 hr. 30 min. ago

The Psychology of Clutching: Analyzing Decision-Making Under Pressure in Counter-Strike

If you’re a Counter-Strike veteran, you’ll almost certainly have found yourself as the last man standing once or twice. While there’s a certain prestige to outlasting your teammates, having to fend off an entire roster of enemy combatants on a.....»»

Category: topSource:  tapscapeRelated News11 hr. 26 min. ago

21 best comedies streaming on Netflix right now

Do you need a laugh right about now? Here are the 20 best comedies on Netflix — including "School of Rock" "Everything Everywhere All at Once," "The Nice Guys," and more! Nothing feels as good as a deep, genuine laugh. It's an expression of j.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 27 min. ago

How LG’s OLED Art movement is inspiring and redefining the digital canvas

Learn how LG OLED Art and renowned artist Shepard Fairey have teamed up to reinvent the modern digital canvas at Frieze LA 2024......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Apple reverses course on death of Progressive Web Apps in EU

After a few weeks of internet drama, Apple has responded to complaints about the death of Progressive Web Apps in the European Union and is restoring them to how they worked in iOS 17.3 and before.Progressive Web Apps aren't getting changed in the EU.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

World resource extraction could surge 60% by 2060, UN warns

Extraction of Earth's natural resources could surge 60 percent by 2060, imperiling climate goals and economic prosperity, the UN said Friday, calling for dramatic changes in energy, food, transport and housing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Good Climate Solutions Need Good Policy—and AI Can Help With That

Climate Policy Radar's tools scan global environmental laws to see what works and what doesn't. What its AI is discovering today will help shape the regulations of tomorrow......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Gastrointestinal disease explodes in Ala. elementary school; 773 kids out

Highly contagious norovirus is the leading suspect; four other area schools affected. Enlarge / An electron micrograph of norovirus. (credit: Getty| BSIP) Officials in Alabama have shut down an elementary school for the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

New York City ranks safest among big US cities for gun violence, new research reveals

New York City ranks in the top 15% safest of more than 800 U.S. cities, according to a pioneering new analysis from researchers at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, suggesting the effectiveness of the city's efforts to mitigate homicides there......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Emergency atmospheric geoengineering wouldn"t save the oceans

Climate change is heating the oceans, altering currents and circulation patterns responsible for regulating climate on a global scale. If temperatures dropped, some of that damage could theoretically be undone......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

New literacy research can help improve learning outcomes and fight global poverty

A new study by a team of University of Notre Dame researchers makes a significant contribution to understanding the factors that influence how young elementary school students respond to reading interventions in fragile and low-income contexts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

The secret lives of roots: Tropical forest root systems are central to improving climate change predictions

International research co-authored by Joshua Fisher, associate professor in Chapman University's Schmid College of Science and Technology, suggests that studying root function in tropical forests could help vegetation models improve predictions of cl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

M2 iPad Pro vs M1 iPad Pro: How do they compare as we wait for M3?

The most recent iPad Pro with M2 chip took performance another step forward, but what has changed from the previous iPad Pro when it comes to real-world use? Follow along for an in-depth look at the M2 iPad Pro vs M1 iPad Pro as we wait for the 2024.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Climate change cost U.S. ski industry billions, study says, and future depends on emissions

U.S. ski areas lost $5 billion from 2000 to 2019 as a result of human-caused climate change and could lose around $1 billion annually in the 2050s depending on how much emissions are reduced, a new study found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Study shows climate change disrupts seasonal flow of rivers

Climate change is disrupting the seasonal flow of rivers in the far northern latitudes of America, Russia and Europe and is posing a threat to water security and ecosystems, according to research published in Science......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Fewer fish, worse health: The climate effect

Over the next 25 years, reduced intake of marine food resources due to climate change will likely have a negative impact on the cardiovascular health of First Nations on Canada's Pacific coast, a new study suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Parents, wealth, race drive girls" chances to play sports

The likelihood that a girl will participate in high school sports in the United States is driven not so much by individual choice, new research suggests. Instead, decisions made by parents, the wealth of one's family and community, and racial dynamic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Climate extremes in Australia: New report analyzes major events of 2023

Scientists and researchers at the ARC Center of Excellence for Climate Extremes have today released "The State of Weather and Climate Extremes 2023" report. The report, co-written by more than 30 of Australia's leading climate scientists, including m.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Microbial viruses act as secret drivers of climate change, new study finds

In a new study, scientists have discovered that viruses that infect microbes contribute to climate change by playing a key role in cycling methane, a potent greenhouse gas, through the environment......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

A big boost to Europe’s climate-change goals

A new policy called CBAM will assist Europe's ambition to become carbon-neutral. Enlarge / Materials such as steel, cement, aluminum, electricity, fertilizer, hydrogen, and iron will soon be subject to greenhouse gas emissions f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024