Research briefs

Research briefs
Despite a cooler-than-average summer last year, Californians face a growing risk of heat waves that will impact public health as climate change progresses.
Public Policy Institute of California
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Researchers are calling for comprehensive water management to address groundwater floods effectively. Notably, this is the third time that Science has published a paper related to the karst eco-environment in southwest China.
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Logistics and transport of container ships and cargo aircraft with crane bridge in the shipyard
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A new study led by the CMCC also highlights the possible effects on production and prices of agricultural commodities.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
Hurricane winds battering a coast
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A new study estimates that climate change could cost $38 trillion per year, but emissions mitigation and adaptation strategies could limit future damages.
Eos - AGU
Field of dead corals, due to warming oceans
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A recent study led by Koll on future projections for the Indian Ocean, published in Science Direct, projects marine heatwaves as increasing from 20 days per year (during 1970–2000) to as much as 250 days per year.
Science and Development Network
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Climate change is making the symptoms of certain brain conditions worse. Conditions that can worsen as temperature and humidity rise include stroke, migraines, meningitis, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's.
Conversation Media Group, the
Heat Wave, Montreal
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Climate change is here, in Europe, and it kills. This is the warning of 69 contributors of the 2024 Europe report of the Lancet Countdown , published today in the Lancet Public Health.
Barcelona Institute for Global Health
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A new study finds broader surveillance and modelling of chemical changes produced by wildfires, could inform strategies for protecting lives, property, and natural resources, and managing wildlife.
Stanford University
Green sprout growing on the coals after a fire showing resilience.
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In a recent study, a team led by scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California was able to detect signs of flash droughts up to three months before onset. In the future, such advance notice could aid mitigation efforts.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Throughout April and continuing into May 2024, extreme record-breaking heat led to severe impacts across the Asian continent.
World Weather Attribution

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