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Causes and consequences of abnormal heat in summer 2010

Summer of 2010 was extremely dry. The fires have covered large areas of Russia. Damage from drought and fires in the tens of billions of dollars. The combined effects of drought and its impact on the economy will affect more than one year. What was the reason for the anomalous natural phenomenon that struck Russia for the first time in 1,000 years? This project is dedicated to the study of versions of the underlying events occurred.

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If the AI threatens the world's climate?

At a recent conference in San Francisco Gary Dickerson, CEO of Applied Materials, made a bold forecast and warned that without significant innovation in the field of materials, manufacturing and design of chips already in 2025 the electricity consumption of data centers AI can be one-tenth of world electricity consumption.

09-08-2019 admin 395 0

As Yandex has created a global forecast of precipitation using radar and satellites

The team Yandex.The weather there is a tradition to talk about new technologies on habré. We have described how machine learning methods helped to create a more accurate weather forecast, but also on how the neural network and data from the radars to anticipate rainfall.

18-10-2018 admin 643 0

The water level in the oceans rises faster calculation index

It seems that the rapidly melting ice in Greenland and Antarctica speed up the overall process of raising the water level of the oceans. This is evidenced by the data transmitted from the artificial satellites from orbit. If the current growth rate of water level continues, by the end of the century this figure will be greater than the current at 61 cm.

17-02-2018 admin 1342 0

As climate change and disease contributed to the fall of Rome

Sooner or later every historian that studies Rome, asks the question: what part of the history of Rome is the modern civilization? Historians like to use the past for analogies with the events of the present, but even if history does not repeat itself and does not tolerate moral lessons, it can deepen our understanding of what it means to be human and how fragile our society.

01-01-2018 admin 1625 0

Climate, bees and coffee: global warming strikes again

For many it will be very bad news: by 2050, the world may remain without a natural coffee. According to an international team of researchers, in the next 30 years in Latin America, supplying the entire world coffee, lose from 73 to 88% of their plantations.

15-09-2017 admin 3840 0

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