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Through Light Painting and Stenciling, Artist Fabrice Wittner Illuminates Life at the Poles

 Photography #climate change #light #light painting Through Light Painting and Stenciling, Artist Fabrice Wittner Illuminates Life Near the North Pole All images © Fabrice Wittner, shared with permission Inspired by Inuit iconography, Fabrice Wittner (previously) describes his latest series as “an invitation to enter the polar night.” The Northern Lights, a project in which…

Why geoengineering may narrow global economic inequality

Some scientists believe that geoengineering, the idea that we could spray reflective particles into the atmosphere to reverse global warming, may especially reduce suffering in the hottest, poorest parts of the world.A new paper in Nature Communications goes further, concluding that such measures could accelerate economic growth in nations most vulnerable to climate change. That…

Climate change: Australia fires will be ‘normal’ in 3C world

Image copyright Getty Images UK scientists say the recent fires in Australia are a taste of what the world will experience as temperatures rise. Prof Richard Betts from the Met Office Hadley Centre said we are “seeing a sign of what would be normal conditions under a future warming world of 3C”.While natural weather patterns…

Analysis confirms that climate change is making wildfires worse

Environment 14 January 2020 By Donna Lu Smoke billows from wildfires on Australia’s Kangaroo Island Climate change has already increased the risk of wildfire globally, according to a new review of research that suggests the weather conditions that led to the Australian wildfires will become more common in future. In light of the ongoing wildfire…

Metro Vancouver storm leads to traffic delays, school closures

A deep freeze that hit Metro Vancouver overnight led to a messy morning commute on Monday.Global News meteorologist Mark Madryga says an Arctic front raced through the Fraser Valley and reached Metro Vancouver Sunday night with about 5 to 10 centimetres of snow falling in some areas.“Our temperatures will stay below freezing day and night…

Neighbors’ solar panels can shift climate change beliefs

New research details what happens to climate change bias when people witness their neighbors putting solar panels on their roofs. “Any new laws or advancements in technologies and movements to curb climate change require substantial political and public support. Public perception is crucially important since the public is far more skeptical about climate change than…

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