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Scientists show ancient village adapted to drought, rising seas

Around 6,200 BCE, the climate changed. Global temperatures dropped, sea levels rose and the southern Levant, including modern-day Israel, the Palestinian territories, Jordan, Lebanon, southern Syria and the Sinai desert, entered a period of drought. Previously, archaeologists believed that this abrupt shift in global climate, called the 8.2ka event, may…
bubmag
May 1, 2024
Climate Change

How Weathered Rocks Can Lessen Climate Change

Scientists have discovered what appears to be a relatively simple and cheap method of removing carbon dioxide from the world’s rapidly warming atmosphere. It was inspired by academic studies exploring the natural breakdown of rocks as they are exposed to weather. Now companies are working with rock quarries, truckers and…
bubmag
January 4, 2024
Climate Change

Cheta Nwanze: On COP28, Let’s Focus Please [MUST READ]

Thus, it should be no surprise that fast forwarding to 2023, Nigeria’s COP28 delegation turned heads with, for example, the unexpected inclusion of the Inspector General of Police, possibly in response to the whimsical notion of “arresting” climate change or to a missed opportunity for a paid trip to Dubai.…
bubmag
December 12, 2023
Climate Change

Azerbaijan to Host COP29 Climate Summit Despite Concerns

After months of deadlock over where the next United Nations’ Climate Change Conference is to be held, Azerbaijan is set to host COP29. Under UN rules, the COP presidency rotates every year between different blocs, with the 2024 conference due to be hosted in Eastern Europe. Consensus between member states…
bubmag
December 12, 2023
Climate Change

How to save plants from climate change? Just ask them

Redwoods and oaks that thrive on California's coastline and coastal mountains might soon start finding it harder to survive. Human-caused climate change is altering the temperatures and rainfall patterns to which those and other trees are accustomed, and many have already been pushed close to the edge of what they…
bubmag
September 27, 2023
Climate Change

Regenerative Finance 101: A Guide to Crypto’s ReFi Movement

Regenerative Finance, or ReFi, is an experiment to create financial incentives to draw down carbon emissions, “regenerate” the environment and ultimately reverse climate change.  Sounds wild, huh?  But, here’s the crazier part—it might actually work.  The following guide to ReFi isn’t a vaporware pitch or a ploy to sell you…
bubmag
September 23, 2023