Trends related to Climate & Geoscience

The Anthropocene Epoch

We are in a new geological epoch defined by the permanent impact that humans have had on Earth.

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Unpredictable, Rising Sea Levels

Rising sea levels could reshape countries and trigger mass-scale human migration.

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Extreme Weather Events

Extreme weather events became a more frequent and pronounced worldwide phenomenon in 2017.

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Human Migration Patterns Shift

Climate change is forcing people from their homes and communities, which can undermine a region’s economic stability.

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Reducing Corporate Reliance on Plastics

Plastic has long been the bane of the environment, piling up in oceans and landfills. We now know that, when exposed to the elements, plastic releases […]

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Geoengineering

To counteract extreme weather and climate change, researchers are looking to geoengineering—large-scale technological and scientific interventions to counteract the damage we’ve caused to the planet.

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Storing Captured Carbon with Algae and Bacteria

Scientists are building tubular bioreactors, filling them with green algae, and letting them eat away at the carbon captured from our environment. Quebec City-based CO2 Solution […]

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Converting Carbon Dioxide into Building Materials

Carbon dioxide captured from industrial factories can be repurposed as building materials. Startup Blue Planet developed a way to convert carbon dioxide into a limestone coating […]

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Stratospheric Aerosol Scattering with Sulfur Dioxide

Also known as solar radiation management, this technique involves injecting tiny particles into the sky that would reflect sunlight back into space. The idea comes from […]

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