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November 06, 2012
FARM NEWS
Agriculture and food production contribute up to 29 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions
Copenhagen, Denmark (SPX) Nov 06, 2012
Feeding the world releases up to 17,000 megatonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually, according to a new analysis released by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). But while the emissions "footprint" of food production needs to be reduced, a companion policy brief by CCAFS lays out how climate change will require a complete recalibration of where specific crops are grown and livestock are raised. Together, Climate Change and Food Systems ... read more
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EARLY EARTH

Were Dinosaurs Destined to Be Big
In the evolutionary long run, small critters tend to evolve into bigger beasts-at least according to the idea attributed to paleontologist Edward Cope, now known as Cope's Rule. Using the latest adv ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Asia's newest megacity offers model for urban growth as populations swell worldwide
Iskandar Malaysia, the first "smart metropolis" of Southeast Asia founded on principles of social integration as well as low carbon emissions thanks to a green economy and green technologies, is a p ... more
BLUE SKY

Dust's Warming Counters Half of its Cooling Effect
Dust that routinely rises above the world's deserts causes a more significant localized warming effect than previously thought, a new study based on NASA field research shows. In April 2008, atmosph ... more
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FARM NEWS

FAO: Africa land grabs like 'Wild West'
The head of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization warned that "land grabs" of vast tracts of arable land in Africa by foreign governments and investors is like the "Wild West" and threatens the continent's food security. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Sizing up biomass from space
The biomass stored in forests is thought to play a critical role in mitigating the catastrophic effects of global climate change. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Carbo ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

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24/7 Energy News Coverage
JILA team finds first direct evidence of 'spin symmetry' in atoms

Rubber meets the road with new ORNL carbon, battery technologies

The fluorescent fingerprint of plastics

Yale's cool molecules

Biomimetic photodetector 'sees' in color

Atoms to Product: Aiming to Make Nanoscale Benefits Life-sized

Novel 'butterfly' molecule could enable photoenergy devices

SHAKE AND BLOW

Nigeria floods kill 363, displace 2.1 million since July
Flooding in Nigeria since July has killed 363 people and displaced 2.1 million in what the president has called an unprecedented situation in Africa's most populous nation, officials said Monday. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Megastorm Sandy injects climate into presidential vote
With just days until the US presidential vote, the devastation caused by megastorm Sandy has re-injected climate change into a neck-and-neck campaign that had largely ignored it until now. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE
In 'forgotten' New York borough, storm anger boils

New York kids back in school, but chaos continues

Thousands run in New York race of disappointment

Post-Sandy, New York commuters resort to ferries

Asia's newest megacity offers model for urban growth as populations swell worldwide

CLIMATE SCIENCE
UNH Space Scientists to Develop State-of-the-Art Radiation Detector

Spaceflight Completes Secondary Payload System Preliminary Design Review With Hardware Fabrication Underway

ORNL Debuts Titan Supercomputer

Samsung muscle versus Apple's 'cool'

Android smartphone shipments boom: industry tracker

CLIMATE SCIENCE
Lake Aibi shrinks as desertification rises

Cambodia approves controversial dam plan

Laos to start construction of mega dam 'this week'

Mekong hydropower project gets a boost

Why Seas Are Rising Ahead of Predictions

CLIMATE SCIENCE
Britain to keep Antarctic research group

Antarctic ocean sanctuary talks end in failure

Two Perfect Days for IceBridge

Polar bears seen taking refuge on icebergs

Biologists record increasing amounts of plastic litter in the Arctic deep sea

DEMOCRACY

China's new leaders to face emboldened critics
A year ago, the villagers of Wukan in China forced their corrupt local leader to flee in a rebellion that shook the Communist Party and which serves as a warning to the country's incoming leaders. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

New York kids back in school, but chaos continues
Children flocked to reopened schools across New York on Monday for the first time since superstorm Sandy, but colder weather piled on the misery for hundreds of thousands of people still lacking power. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Satellite used to control unmanned aerial vehicle

China defence ministry tells US to stop 'close-in' surveillance

NATO says 'over 1,000 Russian troops' in Ukraine

Taiwan says spying allegations won't hurt China ties

UAE contracts for enhanced tactical communications

Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missile delivered to Navy

Brazil taking sharp look at Russia's Pantsir-S1 air defense system

SHAKE AND BLOW

Slovenia urges evacuation as river overflows banks
Slovenian authorities on Monday urged residents along the Drava to evacuate after the river started overflowing its banks following several days of heavy rain. ... more
WATER WORLD

Lake Aibi shrinks as desertification rises
China faces a losing battle to restore Lake Aibi's ecosystem due to worsening desertification in the region of the salt lake, officials say. ... more
WATER WORLD

Laos to start construction of mega dam 'this week'
Laos on Monday said it would start construction of a controversial multi-billion dollar dam this week, after adapting the design to calm environmental concerns from neighbouring nations. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

22 dead in Indian floods, 60,000 displaced: official
Torrential rains in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh have killed at least 22 people and displaced tens of thousands of villagers over the past week, an official said Monday. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Myanmar minister warns off opportunists
A senior Myanmar minister said the government will crack down on anyone taking advantage of the communal unrest in Rakhine state for their own ends. ... more
SINO DAILY

China's Bo Xilai expelled from Communist Party
Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai has been formally expelled from the ruling Communist Party, state media said Sunday, in a decision made at a meeting of top party officials that ended just days ahead of a broader once-a-decade power handover. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Russian Military plans switch to Soyuz, Angara launchers From 2016

Robonaut Gets New Legs as Trio Prepares for Homecoming

Integral catches dead star exploding in a blaze of glory

Galileo Satellites Incident Likely Result of Software Errors

Orion Rocks! Pebble-Size Particles May Jump-Start Planet Formation

Scientist uncovers red planet's climate history in unique meteorite

Measurement at Big Bang Conditions Confirms Lithium Problem

DEMOCRACY

New Jersey email vote rule raises storm of protest
New Jersey's decision to allow voters displaced by superstorm Sandy to cast ballots by email has prompted a flood of warnings over security, secrecy and a potential for legal entanglements. ... more
DEMOCRACY

'Twitter bombs' may deliver late election surprise
As US election day approaches, "Twitter bombs" are expected to fly as part of efforts to swing votes in a close race. ... more
WHITE OUT

US Red Cross braces for possible new storm
The Red Cross relief agency said Saturday it was stepping up efforts to help those struck by Hurricane Sandy, amid fears a new storm could hit the US East Coast next week. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Thousands run in New York race of disappointment
Thousands of frustrated marathon runners from around the world descended on New York's Central Park on Sunday to take part in improvised races after the famed event fell victim to superstorm Sandy. ... more
SPACEWAR
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Crew Prepares for Spacewalk After Progress Docks

Crew Preparing for Cargo Ship, Spacewalk

Russian cargo ship docks with ISS: official

Packed Week Ahead for Six-Member Crew

SPACEWAR
Russian Proton Briz-M Launches Yamal Satellites Into Orbit

Globalstar Birds To Launch On Soyuz Next February

SpaceX Transitions to Third Commercial Crew Phase with NASA

Ariane 5s are readied in parallel for Arianespace's next heavy-lift flights

Japan Plans to Launch New Carrier Rocket in 2013

SPACEWAR
Physicists confirm first planet discovered in a quadruple star system

Planet-hunt data released to public

New Study Brings a Doubted Exoplanet 'Back from the Dead'

New small satellite will study super-Earths for ESA

Most Planetary Systems are 'Flatter than Pancakes'

SPACEWAR
UNH Space Scientists to Develop State-of-the-Art Radiation Detector

Spaceflight Completes Secondary Payload System Preliminary Design Review With Hardware Fabrication Underway

ORNL Debuts Titan Supercomputer

Samsung muscle versus Apple's 'cool'

Android smartphone shipments boom: industry tracker

SPACEWAR
Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships

Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend

Two SOPS accepts command and control of newest GPS satellite

Telit Introduces LTE Module Expanding Automotive Product Line with 4G for North American and European Markets

China launches another satellite for independent navigation system

SPACEWAR
Israel 'success' in new missile defence test

Russia's space forces launch missile shield rocket

Integrated Missile Defense System Test Sees Multiple Targets Engaged

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin Initial Contract for Next Set of Missile Warning Satellites

Patriot, SM-2 engage ballistic and cruise missile targets in sophisticated test scenario

SPACEWAR
Rare 300 kg meteorite unearthed in Poland

Asteroids Deflected with Paint

Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid

Sonic boom rocks southwest England

Russia may build rocket to destroy Earth-threatening asteroids

SPACEWAR
Ball Aerospace/B612 Foundation Sign Contract for Sentinel Mission

Scientists Monitor Comet Breakup

Protoplanet Vesta: Forever young?

Dawn Sees "Young" Surface on Giant Asteroid

Dawn On Route To Ceres

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