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Noa Zuckerman from the Department of Environment, Planning and Sustainability investigates the effect of vegetation growing on top of buildings on the climate in an urban environment
On the factors that may explain changes in the rainfall regime
This is according to a report published in recent days by the International Journalism Institute. Environmental reporters are exposed to physical and verbal threats, difficulties in accessing information and financial pressure, sometimes while hiding from the eyes of the authorities and even with their encouragement
A one degree Celsius increase in global average temperature due to the man-made climate crisis could shorten life expectancy by about 5 months, with women and residents of developing countries disproportionately affected
Researchers examined the tourist experience in Jerusalem and discovered the moments when the emotional arousal of visitors increases - for better or for worse
The transition to renewable energy: the way out of the climate crisis But the oil, gas and coal tycoons have other plans
The prize was awarded to Israeli scientists from Ben Gurion University, Tel Aviv and the Technion in order to promote their extraordinary research in the fields of renewable energy development and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
The plastic products made of polypropylene, such as shampoo bottles, are the most dangerous for the marine environment
The idea of ​​capturing carbon dioxide or converting it to other substances in order to combat climate change is not new. However, simply storing carbon dioxide in a certain compound may lead to its leakage into the environment
A new survey reveals that the statements of Greta and climate activists around the world against Israel had a negative impact on the position of about a quarter of the Israeli public on the issue of the climate crisis
Opinion: The way to overcome the economic difficulties caused by the war is through Israeli environmental high-tech. Our climate innovation, and the response it offers to the decisions made at the UN's global climate conference, can strengthen the economy - and rebrand Israel
A new study reveals: large cities along the Atlantic coast of the United States are sinking at a rapid rate"
Deforestation in the Amazon may reduce the amount of thunderstorms and harm the rainforest that provides us with oxygen
Researchers from Ben Gurion University offer an innovative explanation for this unique behavior of the fairy circles phenomenon: a combination of phenotypic adaptation at the level of the individual plant, by deepening the roots of the plants into more moist soil layers, and of self-organization in space at the population level
Beyond the security and economic implications, the Houthi threat to the Red Sea may also have significant environmental consequences, which will further increase the polluting footprint of the maritime transport industry
Dr. Assaf Rosenthal quotes one of the participants following the climate conference in Dubai: "Humanity must stop using nature as a toilet", "Humanity has become a weapon of mass destruction".
Weizmann Institute scientists have shown that dry air crossing the equator intensifies the monsoon rains over India. These surprising findings may improve flood warning capabilities and be good news for hundreds of millions
Intel's research laboratories reveal 31 research projects that shape the future of artificial intelligence innovation, including two studies from Israel
It was the high-tech companies from the surrounding area that represented Israel at the UN's global climate conference, which opened this week in the United Arab Emirates. Their managers talk about the professional and personal difficulties of the companies and their employees these days - and also about the importance of traveling to the main international event, despite everything
This week, representatives of many countries are gathering in Dubai to discuss measures to curb global warming and prevent future climate disasters. The conference, known as COP28, poses complex challenges to decision makers
There is also criticism that countries are failing to meet their emission reduction targets, and that global greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, jeopardizing the goal of not warming the planet beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius
The claims that fast fashion chains like SHEIN are pro-Palestinian join the findings of investigations into the terrible working conditions in their factories and the enormous environmental damage they cause. So where should you buy clothes in this year's "shopping month"? And how will this help the Israeli economy?
In times of war it is not always easy to be strong or to imagine the day after, but various animals and plants teach us that it is possible to survive and show resilience even in hostile and challenging conditions. Many examples suggest that if nature can recover, so can we
These are data from the Climate Action Monitor report of the Organization of Developed Countries. The Ministry of Environmental Protection calls for the expansion of preparedness for climate hazards, but it lacks the ability to influence other government ministries after at the beginning of the term it spread its powers in favor of bodies that favor industry
Experts warn that the severe attack of October 7 and the firing of rockets at Israel filled the surrounding area and other areas with toxic infections, exposure to which could significantly harm health. Therefore, the planned rehabilitation in Otef will require treatment of these infections, and those who are currently in place must wear a mask and gloves to protect their health
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