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Marlowe Hood

Marlowe Hood

    UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos
    UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos
    Avoiding global climate chaos will require a major transformation of society and the world economy that is "unprecedented in scale," the UN said...
    UN report confronts nations with tough choices on climate
    UN report confronts nations with tough choices on climate
    The world's nations will gather at a UN conference in South Korea on Monday to review and approve a 20-page bombshell — distilled from more...
    With genetic tweak, mosquito population made extinct
    With genetic tweak, mosquito population made extinct
    Scientists said on Monday they had succeeded for the first time in wiping out an entire population of malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the lab using...
    For global water crisis, climate may be the last straw
    For global water crisis, climate may be the last straw
    Before man-made climate change kicked in – and well before "Day Zero" in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May – the global water...
    Plea for 'urgent action' on climate overshadowed by Trump
    Plea for 'urgent action' on climate overshadowed by Trump
    Following a cascade of grim reports on the gathering pace of global warming, Fiji's prime minister on Monday appealed for "urgent action" on climate...
    UN: 2017 set to be hottest non-El Nino year
    UN: 2017 set to be hottest non-El Nino year
    2017 is on track to be the hottest year on record except for two warmed by El Nino...
    Exoplanets 101: New discoveries and the possibility of alien life
    Exoplanets 101: New discoveries and the possibility of alien life
    Seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our Galaxy called Trappist-1, revealed Wednesday, are the most recent – and arguably the most...
    Landmark roadmap sets climate change course for 2015
    Landmark roadmap sets climate change course for 2015
    A marathon UN climate conference on Sunday approved a roadmap towards an accord that for the first time will bring all major emitters of greenhouse...
    COP17: Talks stumble toward uncertain end
    COP17: Talks stumble toward uncertain end
    A draft global pact on climate change released on Saturday boosted United Nations talks already deep into overtime, but negotiators worried that the...
    Cutting and coping at COP17
    Cutting and coping at COP17
    Climate talks in Durban are on track to help poor and vulnerable nations deal with increasingly fierce heatwaves, storms and drought, the United...
    Gene rejuvenation pours youth into centenarians' cells
    Gene rejuvenation pours youth into centenarians' cells
    Scientists said on Tuesday they had transformed age-worn cells in people over 90 -- including a centenarian -- into rejuvenated stem cells that...
    'Climate change is shrinking our food'
    'Climate change is shrinking our food'
    Climate change is reducing the body size of many animal and plant species, including some which supply vital nutrition for more than a billion...