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October 16, 2020

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Clean and Clear: How Being More Transparent Over Resources Helps Cut Carbon Emissions

Countries that sign up to improved financial transparency over oil, gas, and mining revenues benefit from significant reductions in carbon emissions, ...
While the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to threaten millions of lives around the world, the first half of 2020 saw ...

Climate-Friendly Cooling to Help Ease Global Warming

A new study shows that coordinated international action on energy-efficient, climate-friendly cooling could avoid as much as 600 billion tons CO2 equivalent of greenhouse gas emissions in this ...

Two's a Crowd: Nuclear and Renewables Don't Mix

If countries want to lower emissions as substantially, rapidly and cost-effectively as possible, they should prioritize support for renewables, rather than nuclear power, the findings of a major new ...
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Fraction of Money Earmarked for COVID-19 Recovery Could Boost Climate Efforts

Global stimulus plans for economic recovery after the pandemic could easily cover climate-friendly policies, suggests a new ...

Personality Traits Affect Shelter at Home Compliance

A worldwide survey conducted during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic found that people with certain common personality traits were less likely to shelter at home when government policies were ...

A Circular Economy Could Save the World's Economy Post-COVID-19

The world's economy is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with many industries under threat. Researchers have concluded that adopting circular economy strategies would be the best way ...

Most Nations Failing to Protect Nature in COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Plans

The COVID-19 pandemic provides an opportunity to reset the global economy and reverse decades of ecosystem and species losses, but most countries are failing to invest in nature-related economic ...

Men Less Likely to See Food as National Security Issue Amid Pandemic, Study Finds

On average, men not only showed less empathy toward temporary agricultural laborers but also were less likely to see food supply and production as national security issues, according to a new ...

Lack of Support Prolongs Unemployment

Unemployed persons whose appointment with the responsible caseworker at the employment office is canceled unexpectedly remain unemployed for an average of twelve days ...

COVID-19: Social Distancing Is More Effective Than Travel Bans, Study Finds

Travel bans will delay the peak of infection with days, while social distancing has a much stronger impact, amounting in up to 4 weeks delay, scientists ...

COVID-19 Shapes Political Approval Ratings

During the early days of the pandemic, COVID-19 created a rally effect around political leaders, according to new study. The rise of COVID-19 cases was associated with a 15- to 20-point boost in ...

Job Security, Finances Strongly Related to Increased Anxiety During Pandemic

For people still employed during the COVID-19 pandemic, job insecurity and financial concern are associated with greater symptoms of depression and anxiety, according to a new ...

New Method Adds and Subtracts for Sustainability's True Measure

Policies around the world seek clear paths to sustainability, but it takes a broad look to know their true ...

Consumers Value Difficult Decisions Over Easy Choices

Researchers found that disfluency, or the difficulty for an individual to process a message, increases people's attitudes toward that message after a time ...

ARPA-Type Funding Gives Green Technology an 'Innovation Advantage', Study Finds

Startups funded by the U.S. agency ARPA-E file patents at twice the rate of similar cleantech firms. The United Kingdom should trial its own climate-focused ARPA as part of COVID-19 recovery package, ...

Hoarding and Herding During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Understanding the psychology behind economic decision-making, and how and why a pandemic might trigger responses such as hoarding, is the focus of a new ...

The Potential of Green Infrastructure in Mitigating Flood Impacts: Focused on the Mobility of Low Income and Minority Comunities

This research advances national U.S. methods for assessing flood vulnerability and prioritizing transportation improvement investments, to ensure that no community is left stranded when the next ...

For Vulnerable Families, the Pandemic's Effect on Mental Health Is Swift and Harsh

In just a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic swiftly and substantially worsened mental health among US hourly service workers and their children -- especially those experiencing multiple hardships, ...

COVID-19 Has Likely Tripled Depression Rate, Study Finds

A new study finds that 27.8 percent of U.S. adults had depression symptoms as of mid-April, compared to 8.5 percent before the COVID-19 ...

Is Being Generous the Next Beauty Trend?

New research found that more attractive people are more likely to be givers, and givers are rated as more ...

COVID-19 Taking a Toll on Everyday Lives, Research Suggests

Research shows that COVID-19 has severely affected people's daily emotional lives and mental ...

Affirmative Action Incentivizes High Schoolers to Perform Better, New Research Shows

Affirmative action is a contentious issue across the globe, hotly debated in countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Nigeria and Brazil, as well as in the United States. While the direct ...

Heating Our Climate Damages Our Economies: Study Reveals Greater Costs Than Expected

Rising temperatures due to our greenhouse gas emissions can cause greater damages to our economies than previous research suggested, a new study ...

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