Climate change and ‘atmospheric thirst’ to increase fire danger and drought in NV and CA

New study shows impacts of increased levels of evaporative demand as climate grows warmer and drier DESERT RESEARCH INSTITUTE Research News Reno, Nev. (Nov. 19, 2020) – Climate change and a “thirsty atmosphere” will bring more extreme wildfire danger and multi-year droughts to Nevada and California by the end of this century, according to new…

Can solar geoengineering mitigate both climate change and income inequality?

Potential economic benefits of reversing rising temperatures would benefit developing countries greatly, representing a global GDP growth of 200% University of California – San Diego New research from the University of California San Diego finds that solar geoengineering–the intentional reflection of sunlight away from the Earth’s surface–may reduce income inequality between countries. In a study…