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Climate News and Experts from Newswise 05-Jul-2018
 

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Some of the World’s Poorest People Are Bearing the Costs of Tropical Forest Conservation

Researchers from Bangor University in the UK and the University of Antananarivo in Madagascar show that new conservation restrictions in Madagascar bring very significant costs to local people. In their paper published in PeerJ – the Journal of Lif...

– PeerJ

Journal of Life & Environmental Sciences

Embargo expired on 05-Jul-2018 at 07:00 ET


In a Warming World, Could Air Conditioning Make Things Worse?

As climate change continues to push summer temperatures ever higher, the increased use of air conditioning in buildings could add to the problems of a warming world by further degrading air quality and compounding the toll of air pollution on human h...

– University of Wisconsin-Madison

Public Library of Science (PLOS) Medicine

Embargo expired on 03-Jul-2018 at 14:00 ET


NCAR-Based Climate Model Gets a Significant Upgrade

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has released an updated version of its flagship climate model to include a host of new capabilities

– National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)


Radiokrypton Dating Plumbs Mysteries of Water Aquifers

Argonne physicists are using a unique, laser-based, atom-counting technique called Atom Trap Trace Analysis to selectively capture and count the krypton isotopes <sup>81</sup>Kr and <sup>85</sup>Kr to determine the age of ice and groundwater. The res...

– Argonne National Laboratory


Geologist to Research Environments Similar to Mars

Is there life on Mars? One WVU researcher is discovering ways to improve the search for life on the desert planet.

Expert Available

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Study Identifies Which Marine Mammals Are Most at Risk From Increased Arctic Ship Traffic

Areas of the Arctic seas are becoming ice-free in late summer and early fall. A new study considers impacts on all the marine mammals that use this region and finds narwhals will be the most vulnerable.

– University of Washington

PNAS


How Is Carbon “Stored” in Soils of the Arctic and Subarctic?

Carbon is a key element, weaving its way through the survival of all living things. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) July 1 Soils Matter blog explains how carbon gets into soil, and how climate change is making a difference.

– Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)


Dept. of Energy taps Argonne to lead effort focused on advanced materials for energy-water systems

Argonne National Laboratory has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to lead an Energy Frontier Research Center focused on advanced materials for energy-water systems.

– Argonne National Laboratory


World STEM Students Convene at IMSA to Collaborate on Sustainable Development Goals

International Student Science Fair connects students from around the globe to solve the world’s biggest challenges.

– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

International Student Science Fair (ISSF) 2018


Media Advisory: Watch the International Student Science Fair 2018 LIVE

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– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

14th Annual International Student Science Fair


IMSA: Developing a Diverse Pipeline of Innovative Leaders for the World

A strong and diverse pipeline of innovative leaders is preparing to solve the world’s most complex social problems through STEM education.

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– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

International Student Science Fair (ISSF) 2018


Heavy-Duty Emissions Must Be Eliminated to Halt Climate Change, UCI-Led Review Shows

To halt climate change in this century, heavy-duty infrastructure undergirding the world’s major economies must be redesigned – starting now – to ensure no increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. According to a UCI-led review due out Frid...

– University of California, Irvine

Science


Announcements


Scholars from Puerto Rico at NYU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies This Summer

New York University’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies will host seven scholars from Puerto Rico for a residential research fellowship during the month of July.

– New York University


Expert Pitch


Creating STEM Leaders to Address Global Challenges

– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

International Student Science Fair (ISSF) 2018


Miscellaneous


Curiosity Based Learning, Inquiry, Research: the Fundamentals of IMSA at the International Student Science Fair

IMSA's unique way of thinking and learning reaches a global stage

– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)


Making Global Connections at the International Student Science Fair

IMSA connects students from across the world to collaborate on making the world a better place

– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

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