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No relief for Pacific Northwest drought

...hat are based on "general circulation" models that forecast global climate. The analysis, which was developed...ars they will be this year." The latest consensus forecast for fire risk this spring and summer indicate huge forest and rangeland fire outbreaks in northeaste...

Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management

....8 million avoided deaths. However, scenarios that forecast large shifts to charcoal without improvements in harvesting and production would lead to severe increases in greenhouse gas emissions, they said, with over 15 billion tons of carbon released into the atmosphere by 2050. "Most charcoal is produced in...

UN: World in big ecological mess

... 2015. In sub-Saharan Africa the number of poor is forecast to rise to 404 million in a decade from 315 million in 1999. The report was launched simultaneously at several UN headquarters around the world. "The challenge of ensuring the future of our environment is pressing and concerns us all, whether we wor...

Sensor web simulation investigates technique to improve prediction of pollution across the globe

...g the complex mathematical computer models used to forecast air pollution as we do for weather. Such models ca...ophisticated atmospheric chemistry models that can forecast the global distribution and concentration of one particular pollutant - carbon monoxide (CO). "The ...

Breath of the dragon: ERS-2 and Envisat reveal impact of economic growth on China's air quality

...Chartography (SCIAMACHY) on Envisat to monitor and forecast Chinese air quality. In this context, researchers at the University of Bremen, the Max-Planck Institute of Meteorology in Hamburg and France's Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) have been studying the retrieval of nitrogen dioxide ...

Storing carbon to combat global warming may cause other environmental problems, study suggests

...t the weather for the next day or week, we instead forecast climate given other kinds of scenarios, such as changes in land use," Roy said. Those simulations showed no evidence that such significant land conversions could help generate more rainfall except perhaps in northern Florida and southern Georgia. In...

Environmental metagenomics diagnosing extreme environments, tapping opportunities for clean energy

...ies, biosphere monitoring platforms, and ecosystem forecast models for predicting the impacts of climate change. For a full session description, see: http://php.aaas.org/meetings/MPE_01.php?detail=974 "Environmental systems are extremely complex, harboring numerous diverse species coexisting in a single ni...

Alzheimer's disease to quadruple worldwide by 2050

...orld’s Alzheimer’s cases will live in Asia. To forecast the worldwide prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease, the researcher created a multi-state mathematical computer model using United Nations population projections and other data on the incidence and mortality of Alzheimer’s. ...

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