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Climate May Quickly Drive Forest-Eating Beetles North, Says Study

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Over the next few decades, global warming-related rises in winter temperatures could significantly extend the range of the southern pine beetle—one of the world’s most aggressive tree-killing insects—through much of the northern United States and southern Canada, says a new study. The beetle’s range is sharply limited by annual extreme temperature lows, but these lows are rising much faster than average temperatures—a trend that will probably drive the beetles’ spread, say the authors. The study was published today in the journal Nature Climate Change. ... Read more about Climate May Quickly Drive Forest-Eating Beetles North, Says Study

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The participants identified the Existential Crises that are confronting our world today.

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The participants identified the Existential Crises that are confronting our world today.  We focused on the challenge of the Energy-Water nexus. ... Read more about The participants identified the Existential Crises that are confronting our world today.

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Dymaxion floor map was used to demonstrate GIS layering of our global condition.

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Dymaxion floor map was used to demonstrate GIS layering of our global condition.  Each dot equals 1% of humanity = 73 million people. ... Read more about Dymaxion floor map was used to demonstrate GIS layering of our global condition.

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