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An End to Population Aging in China, Germany, USA

New measures of aging, combined with UN population projections, show that population aging is likely to end before 2100 in China, Germany, and the USA.
21-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Water Management Interventions Push Scarcity Downstream

Human interventions to harness water resources, such as reservoirs, dams, and irrigation measures, have increased water availability for much of the global population, but at the same time, swept water scarcity problems downstream.
13-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Citizen Science Campaign to Aid Disaster Response


For the next few weeks researchers are testing a new system to aid disaster damage mapping, providing much-needed real-time data to help communities recover and rebuild after disaster.
16-May-2017 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

“Traveling” Droughts Bring New Possibilities for Prediction

Droughts can travel hundreds to thousands of kilometers from where they started, like a slow-moving hurricane. A new study sheds light on how these droughts evolve in space and time, bringing vital new insight for water managers.
7-Mar-2017 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Oil Production Releases More Methane Than Previously Thought

Emissions of methane and ethane from oil production have been substantially higher than previously estimated, particularly before 2005.
1-Feb-2017 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Changing Rainfall Patterns Linked to Water Security in India

Changes in precipitation, which are linked to the warming of the Indian Ocean, are the main reason for recent changes in groundwater storage in India.
10-Jan-2017 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tool Helps Cities to Plan Electric Bus Routes, and Calculate the Benefits


Researchers have developed a new tool for cities to optimize electric bus systems, which has now been used in Sweden’s first wireless charging bus system, launched in December.
9-Jan-2017 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Informing Action on a Historic Climate Agreement

The Paris Agreement on climate change goes into effect today, but while the agreement set ambitious targets for tackling climate change, scientists say there is a long way to go to achieve it. Research suggests pathways to get the world on track.
4-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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