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‘Devastating’ Arctic warming of 9-16°F now ‘locked in,’ UN researchers warn – ThinkProgress

Rapid and “devastating” Arctic warming is now almost unstoppable, United Nations researchers warn in a major new report. Unless humanity makes very rapid and deep pollution cuts, Arctic winter temperatures will rise 5.4 to 9.0°F (3-5°C) by 2050 — and will reach an astounding 9 to 16°F (5-8.8°C) by 2080 — according to a report by the U.N. Environment Program ...

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UGC stopping scholarship grants to researchers, alleges Mamata Banerjee | India News

KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the University Grants Commission (UGC) of stopping scholarship grants to researchers and issuing “fatwa” to higher educational institutes in the state. Banerjee was speaking to reporters after a meeting with vice-chancellors of universities, principals of colleges and presidents of the primary and secondary education board, at the state secretariat ‘Nabanna’ ...

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Only 10 Indians Figure Among The Worlds Top List Comprising Over 4,000 Influential Researchers – 4,000 वैज्ञानिकों की सूची में जगह बनाने में कामयाब हुए 10 भारतीय

न्यूज डेस्क, अमर उजाला, नई दिल्ली Updated Fri, 04 Jan 2019 12:21 PM IST ख़बर सुनें ख़बर सुनें भारत ने कई प्रतिष्ठित विज्ञान और सामाजिक विज्ञान संस्थान खोले हुए हैं। जिसमें आईआईएससी, आईआईटीएस, टीआईएफआर, जेएनयू और टीआईएसएस शामिल हैं। इसके बावजूद दुनिया के बेहतरीन एक प्रतिशत शोधों की सूची में भारत के महज 10 लोग ही अपना नाम दर्ज कराने ...

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Nine Researchers Misiing In Gungstang Glacier In Lahaul Spiti Himachal Pradesh – गलेश्यिर में रिसर्च करने गए 9 ट्रैकर लापता, बर्फबारी से संपर्क कटा

अशोक राणा, अमर उजाला, केलांग (लाहौल स्पीति) Updated Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:54 AM IST ख़बर सुनें ख़बर सुनें हिमाचल प्रदेश के जनजातीय जिला लाहौल स्पीति में ग्लेशियर में रिसर्च करने आए बंगाल के ट्रैकरों के लिए सीजन की बर्फबारी आफत लेकर आई है। लाहौल जिला मुख्यालय केलांग से ठीक सामने 6001 मीटर की ऊंचाई पर स्थित गंगस्टांग ग्लेशियर में ...

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Researchers say Betsy DeVos misrepresented their findings to scrap a rule protecting students – ThinkProgress

Multiple researchers and a non-profit organization say that the research cited in an Education Department proposal for eliminating an Obama-era rule to protect students from predatory for-profit colleges is misrepresented to incorrectly justify those plans. The Trump administration has been working to dismantle the gainful employment rule for months and, in July, delayed the rule to hold colleges and universities accountable when their programs’ graduates ...

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California researchers confront ‘apocalyptic’ threat of climate change – ThinkProgress

Two-thirds of the beaches in Southern California could be lost to erosion, the size of wildfires in California could nearly double by 2100, and snow pack in the Sierra Nevada mountain range could decrease by two-thirds by 2050, according to California’s latest climate assessment. At the same time, extreme heat from climate change will be especially hard on low-income communities ...

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Researchers reveal scope of damage to Appalachia from mountaintop removal coal mining – ThinkProgress

Surface coal mining, including mountaintop removal mining, was responsible for the clearing of more than 7 percent of the land in central Appalachia — or an area about three times the size of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park — from the mid-1970s through 2015, according to new research. A total of almost 2,300 square miles of land in central ...

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Researchers find Trump’s plan to save coal plants would boost premature deaths – ThinkProgress

President Donald Trump’s plan to save coal-fired power plants from retirement could cause enough premature deaths from harmful power plant emissions to offset the potential economic benefits of keeping the plants open. This is according to a new study from Resources for the Future (RFF), a prominent energy and environmental research organization. The study published Thursday shows that the Trump ...

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