"Make Orwell fiction again".
“I think we are headed for a very dark period in the history of #Brazil,” says Paulo Artaxo, a climate change researcher at the University of São Paulo (USP) in São Paulo, Brazil. “There is no point sugarcoating it. Bolsonaro is the worst thing that could happen for the #environment.”
Brazil's presidential elections Show more
A fascist candidate might win next elections and the Amazon forest is at risk.
"This is not just a Brazilian problem. Amazonia’s huge carbon stocks in the vegetation and in the soil put this region at the center of global concerns about a “runaway greenhouse” because any substantial release of Amazonia’s carbon stocks would make it difficult to control global warming".
with ORCID login 😀
Europe is planning to build miniature CO2-monitoring satellites to determine whether nations are meeting pledges to cut greenhouse-gas emissions.
A word of warning for the privacy conscious:
"Mathpix’s optical character recognition technology is being used by a number of companies like WolframAlpha, Microsoft, Google, etc. to improve their tools’ image recognition capability while dealing with math symbols."
A word of warning from a seasoned writer of LaTeX:
Trying to make one small change to someone else's LaTeX rendering of an equation can be very difficult. It's easier if you wrote the LaTeX yourself. So, it's worth learning.
My former colleague at the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory gave an interview to SWR about our project. (in German)
La ONU manda un SOS: urge limitar el calentamiento global a 1,5°C para evitar una catástrofe https://niboe.info/blog/la-onu-manda-un-sos-urge-limitar-el-calentamiento-global-a-15c-para-evitar-una-catastrofe/ #CalentamientoGlobal #CambioClimático #ambiente
USA, Indigenous Peoples' Day Show more
Today is Indigenous Peoples' Day in the US. One way to celebrate is to donate.
I donated to the Cherokee Nation: https://webapps.cherokee.org/OnlineGiving/Donations/create
(It asks who the recipient is; the two non-obvious ones are Angel Tree, which provides gifts to children, and One Fire, which helps survivors of abuse and violence.)
Asking for contribution Show more
Would like to invite you to contribute to the @niboe project by becoming a patron:
nibö is a digital magazine for science communication that promotes equality and knowledge coproduction. It is a space where knowledge is translated by its producers to foster interlegibility. nibö especially promotes contents that contribute with solutions to the current environmental and sociopolitical crisis.
IPCC on Climate Change Show more
#IPCC release a special report with more than 6000 scientific references outlining the need to act before 2040, and what happens if we don't do it.
🔗 4 page press release: https://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/session48/pr_181008_P48_spm_en.pdf
🔗 Main: https://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/
🔗 FAQ: http://report.ipcc.ch/sr15/pdf/sr15_faq.pdf
Nature editorial on #KnowledgeCoproduction
Knowledge generated in partnership with the public and policymakers is more likely to be useful to society and should be encouraged.
Atmospheric chemistry and aerosol scientist 👨🔬
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