Colonists brought climate change to the Americas, study finds

9/2/2019 4:00:00 AM

Colonists brought climate change to the Americas, study finds

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Singapore sees ‘several important lessons’ from Tan Tock Seng Hospital COVID-19 cluster

SINGAPORE: Singapore has learnt 'several important lessons' from the COVID-19 cluster at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), among them - that the ...

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Melting ice sheets may cause 'climate chaos': studyBillions of tonnes of meltwater flowing into the world's oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost extreme weather and destabilise regional climate within a matter of decades, researchers said Wednesday. Known as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), this liquid

Melting ice sheets may cause 'climate chaos': StudyBillions of tonnes of meltwater flowing into the world's oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost extreme weather and ...

British fish and chips may never be this cheap in future thanks to climate changeMOSCOW (BLOOMBERG) - The future of one of Britain's favourite staples could be at risk as climate change threatens areas for growing potatoes, as well as affecting other fruit and vegetables, scientists from the University of Leeds said.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

US House holds first hearings on gun violence and climate change in 8 yearsWASHINGTON (AFP) - The US House of Representatives on Wednesday (Feb 6) saw its first committee hearings on climate change and gun control in eight years following Democrats' victory over Republicans in last year's Congressional elections.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Climate change fuelling wild weather in Australia: ReportCANBERRA (DPA) - An increase in the severity and frequency of extreme weather conditions in Australia last year is 'a new norm driven by climate change,' according to a report released on Wednesday (Feb 6).. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Amazon changes business structures in India to bring big seller back: SourcesNEW DELHI: One of the biggest sellers on Amazon.com's India website has returned after the online retail giant changed its business structures to ...

Women's brains appear 'years younger' than men's: StudyWomen tend to outlive men and stay mentally sharp longer, and a new study out on Monday (Feb 4) could explain why: female brains appear on average ...

Bank branches lose influence in battle for US market share: studyIn a world with fewer branches, banks will need to rely more heavily on advertising to win market share, according to a study released on Thursday ...

Prior dengue infection may protect against Zika: studyPrior infection with dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that infects nearly 400 million people a year, could reduce the risk of contracting Zika ...

Australian court rejects coal mine on climate groundsAn Australian court on Friday delivered a landmark ruling by rejecting plans to build a coal mine on the grounds it would worsen climate change.