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Mixed landscapes are the best way to adapt to climate change and mitigate the heat island effect in semi-arid regions — ScienceDaily

In cities, humans replace the natural ground cover with roofs, pavement and other artificial materials that are impervious to water. These surfaces significantly change how the land absorbs and releases…

U.S. sanctions turn up heat but Huawei serving European 5G clients, executive says

ZURICH (Reuters) – Chinese telecom giant Huawei is finding it harder to counter U.S. sanctions designed to choke off its access to semiconductors but can continue to serve European 5G…

Scientists Say 2020 May Smash Heat Record

(Bloomberg) — Climate scientists warned 2020 could be the world’s hottest year on record, with September temperatures eclipsing previous highs and Arctic ice retreating from the seas it usually covers.…

In U.S.-China Tech Feud, Taiwan Feels Heat From Both Sides

TAINAN, Taiwan — The United States and China are wrestling to lead the world in artificial intelligence, 5G wireless and other cutting-edge technologies. But the real wizardry that makes those…

Marine Heat Waves Are Putting Caribbean Fisheries In Hot Water

Small-scale fisheries are a critical component of the social and economic and fabric of coastal communities in the Caribbean and are key to the region’s food security, with annual fish…

SpaceX reinforcing heat shield of its Dragon spacecraft ahead of planned October flight

He said there “was nothing to be concerned with at all times. The astronauts were safe, and the vehicle was working perfectly.” The heat shield is a vital component of…

Severe marine heat waves linked to human-caused warming

Unusually hot zones in the ocean likely will become longer, more frequent. September 27, 2020, 11:04 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article This is…

Faced with shortages, researchers combine heat and humidity to disinfect N95 masks — ScienceDaily

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept around the world early this year, shortages of protective equipment such as N95 masks left healthcare workers little choice but to reuse the masks they…

Thermal Imaging The Intense Heat Of Wildfires From Above

This article by Kate Kaye was originally published on GeekWire. To monitor wildfire activity, Cole Lindsay, an Oregon Department of Forestry multi-mission aircraft operator, views images using data from a…

Arctic sea ice hits second-lowest level on record amid Siberian heat, fires

Because of the outsize effects of climate change in the Far North, the Arctic is likely to be seasonally ice-free within two to three decades, according to NSIDC Director Mark…