A new study has found that permanently frozen ground called permafrost is melting much more quickly than previously thought and could release up to 50 per cent more carbon, a greenhouse gas

A new study has found that permanently frozen ground called permafrost is melting much more quickly than previously thought and could release up to 50 per cent more carbon, a greenhouse gas submitted by /u/Wagamaga to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Experts agree that global heating of 4C by 2100 is a real possibility. The effects will be extreme and require a drastic shift in the way we live. It would force humans away from equatorial regions, and our best hope lies in cooperating as never before: decoupling the political map from geography.

Experts agree that global heating of 4C by 2100 is a real possibility. The effects will be extreme and require a drastic shift in the way we live. It would force humans away from equatorial regions, and our best hope lies in cooperating as never before: decoupling the political map from geography. submitted by /u/mvea to r/EverythingScience [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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The motivations underlying religious people’s sense of morality may be more in service of egoistic concerns, research suggests — ‘People may pursue moral identity for self-enhancing motivations, such as feeling that one is morally superior to others.’

The motivations underlying religious people’s sense of morality may be more in service of egoistic concerns, research suggests — ‘People may pursue moral identity for self-enhancing motivations, such as feeling that one is morally superior to others.’ submitted by /u/tryingnewnow to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Mindfulness, which revolves around focusing on the present and accepting negative thoughts without judgment, is associated with reduced levels of procrastination. This suggests that developing mindfulness could help procrastinators cope with their procrastination.

Mindfulness, which revolves around focusing on the present and accepting negative thoughts without judgment, is associated with reduced levels of procrastination. This suggests that developing mindfulness could help procrastinators cope with their procrastination. submitted by /u/randomusefulbits to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Substituting soda with fruit juice may not be a healthier choice, suggests a new study (n=13,440), which found that both soda and juice can contribute to shortened lifespans. Every additional 12-ounce sugary beverage a day increased risk of mortality by 11% and risk was more than double for juice.

Substituting soda with fruit juice may not be a healthier choice, suggests a new study (n=13,440), which found that both soda and juice can contribute to shortened lifespans. Every additional 12-ounce sugary beverage a day increased risk of mortality by 11% and risk was more than double for juice. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Cannabis may have had high origins, with a new analysis of ancient pollen suggesting it evolved some 3 kilometres above sea level on the Tibetan Plateau. Incidentally, this site is only a few hundred kilometres from a cave that was once home to our ancient Denisovan cousins.

Cannabis may have had high origins, with a new analysis of ancient pollen suggesting it evolved some 3 kilometres above sea level on the Tibetan Plateau. Incidentally, this site is only a few hundred kilometres from a cave that was once home to our ancient Denisovan cousins. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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