A 10 per cent increase in global land evapotranspiration from 2003 to 2019


Nature, Published online: 26 May 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-03503-5 Using a global mass-balance approach to calculate evapotranspiration, it is shown that global land evapotranspiration increased by 10% between 2003 and 2019, driven mainly by warming land temperatures

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High-schoolers tracked a wolf pack for years. The feds killed eight of the pups, conservationists say.

Environmental News Bits

Students at Timberline High School in Boise, Idaho, have been studying a group of wolves — known as the Timberline wolf pack — in a nearby national forest since 2003. Read the full story in the Washington Post.

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Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court to Reject Challenge to ESA Rule

Endangered Species Law

On May 14, 2021, the Department of Justice filed a brief with the Supreme Court arguing that the Court should not hear the case of Kansas Natural Resource Coalition v. Department of Interior (“ KNRC ”).

Nanocolumnar films: applications in medicine, energy and aerospace

Physics World

He joined CSIC in 2003 and secured a permanent position in 2006. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience. This webinar will start with showing that nanocolumnar films can be manufactured by magnetron sputtering using the glancing angle deposition configuration.

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Former Clarivate’s publisher analytics expert Ian Potter to head Business Intelligence at Frontiers

Frontier Sin

Following his Blackwell’s tenure, in 2003 he joined a US publishing technology company ScholarOne to work on one of the leading manuscript submission platforms for scholarly publishers, which is now widely used by Wiley, T&F, Sage, Emerald, ACS, IEEE, De Gruyter and many other leading publishers.

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outdated solid waste management plan brings controversy to Dalton

BCM Environmental Land Law

Conservation Law Foundation ( CLF ) argues that the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) has not updated their solid waste management plan since 2003 although laws require updates every six years to keep up with the evolution of practices, technology, and alternatives to land-filling. Attention, and a lawsuit, has been brought to an application for a new landfill in Dalton, NH.

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Human whistled languages may offer model for how to study dolphin communication

Frontier Sin

By Peter Rejcek, science writer. Image credit: Ricardo Canino / Shutterstock. More than 80 cultures still use whistled language to communicate over long distances by simplifying words, syllable by syllable, into whistled melodies.

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Rapid attribution of PNW heatwave

Real Climate

In many previous extreme heat events, such as the 2003 European heatwave, rainfall deficits and dry soils the prior spring were shown to have made an important contribution to the temperature extremes, and so it’s worth looking at the same phenomena here.

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Japanese Nobel-prize-winning particle physicist Toshihide Maskawa dies aged 81

Physics World

In 1970 he then moved to Kyoto Univeristy before heading to Kyoto Sangyo Univeristy from 2003 to 2009. The Japanese Nobel-prize-winning physicist Toshihide Maskawa died on 23 July at the age of 81.

2008 114

DCNR Hosts Aug. 25 Webinar On Northcentral ATV Regional Trail Connector Pilot Program

PA Environment Daily

DCNR recently revised its ATV trail policy, which lifted the moratorium on new trails that had been in place since 2003. On August 19, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will host an August 25 webinar on the ATV Regional Trail Connector Pilot Project starting at 1:00 p.m.

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Top 20 Leading Weather & Climate Voices to Follow in 2021


Stephanie Abrams has worked as an on-air meteorologist for The Weather Channel since 2003. This year we've seen extreme weather events - hurricanes, flooding, record-breaking heatwaves, and wildfires - cause chaos and devastation across the globe.

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Friends Of Allegheny Wilderness Petitions Allegheny National Forest To Prohibit Mountain Biking On All Non-Motorized Trails

PA Environment Daily

During the most recent ANF Forest Plan revision process, more than 6,800 of 8,200 public comments received by the agency — 83 percent — specifically advocated for FAW and their 2003 Citizens’ Wilderness Proposal for Pennsylvania’s Allegheny National Forest.

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On Behalf Of Environmentalists, I Apologize For The Climate Scare

Environmental Progress

The author in Maranhão, Brazil, 1995. Lire en français ici. Leer en español aquí. On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate scare we created over the last 30 years. Climate change is happening. It’s just not the end of the world.

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BREAKING NEWS! Pennsylvania’s Envirothon Team Places 7th In International Envirothon Competition!

PA Environment Daily

Pennsylvania has won the International Envirothon competition in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2017 and frequently places in the top 10 finishers.

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Illinois Supreme Court Blocks Bond Lawsuit, Reversing Appellate Court Decision

Arnold Porter

On May 20, 2021, in Tillman v.

2003 52

Stroud Water Research Center Recognizes Melissa D. Ho Of World Wildlife Fund With Freshwater Excellence Award

PA Environment Daily

Since its inception in 2003, The Water’s Edge has featured an impressive list of individuals who have made noteworthy contributions to the world of science, fresh water, and conservation.

2003 52

Climate crisis could double frequency of extreme regional summer droughts in Europe

Frontier Sin

In Europe, the consequences of the climate crisis have been severe, with droughts having caused considerable social, economic, and environmental costs already, especially in the years 2003, 2010, and 2018. By Suzanna Burgelman, Frontiers science writer. Image: Quintanilla/Shutterstock.

Emerging Investigator Series – Niveen Ismail

Water Research & Technology

in Chemical Engineering (2003) from New Jersey Institute of Technology. Niveen Ismail is currently an assistant professor in the Picker Engineering Program at Smith College, an all-women’s liberal arts college.

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PA Resources Council To Hold Household Chemical Collection Event Oct. 9 In Beaver County

PA Environment Daily

Since launching household chemical collections in 2003, PRC and its partners have collected and safely disposed of more than 5 million pounds of chemicals from 50,000+ households in western Pennsylvania.

Bridging the Barriers Roads Pose to Wildlife


2003). Guest Post By Rebecca Cheek , 2020-2021 Sustainability Leadership Fellow and Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Biology and the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology.

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House Republicans Now Want To Take Away All DEP’s Application Fee Revenue To Further De-Fund Environmental Protection Programs

PA Environment Daily

General Fund support to fund DEP has been cut by 40 percent since 2003 which resulted in a nearly 30 percent reduction in DEP staff. On August 5, Rep.

Why is Beautiful California Losing Congressional Seats? Constrained Local Housing Supply Influences National Politics

Environmental and Urban Economics

Kahn, 2003. " California real estate is desirable. I own property there. Zillow teaches us that it has the most valuable land in America with a Zillow average price of $644,000 in April 2021. The national Zillow price is $276,000. Is this difference caused by supply or demand? Over the years, I have written several papers about what makes a place such as California so desirable (and thus featuring high demand).

The Bourbon Trail of Kentucky: Environmental Impacts and Pollution

The Laws of Nature

The 2003 Jim Beam Spill that spilled 800,000 gallons of bourbon into a creek in Bardstown resulted in a $27,000 fine. [17] 10, 2003) [link] [18] Savannah Eadens, Jim Beam to pay $600,000 fine for bourbon fire that killed fish in Kentucky, Ohio rivers, Louisville Courier Journal (Dec. The Bourbon Trail of Kentucky: Environmental Impacts and Pollution By: Brian Fields & Olivia Hester “The best bourbon starts with the best water.” [1]

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Climate Strike Perth, Western Australia


The rally is thought to be the biggest in Perth since the 2003 anti-Iraq war protest. Why strike for climate? At Onya, we believe that all of us benefit from living in a healthy, stable climate.

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The Rise and Fall of the “Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation”

Real Climate

Ammann and Naveau (2003) ). n/a-n/a, 2003.

How the Daya Bay experiment helped China build a neutrino legacy

Physics World

Luk opted for Daya Bay and in late 2003 contacted IHEP for potential collaboration.

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World Water Monitoring Day Celebrates Importance Of Water Quality Testing

PA Environment Daily

The necessity of this continuous water quality testing was recognized by America’s Clean Water Foundation in 2003 when they established World Water Monitoring Day.

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Is the Frequency of Louisiana Environmental Quality Act Citizen Suit Litigation Increasing?

The Energy Law Blog

In 2003, the Louisiana Supreme Court rendered its landmark decision in Corbello, et al. Iowa Production, et al. Since then, Louisiana courts have seen a steady stream of “legacy litigation” claims being filed. Legacy litigation claims generally concern alleged contamination arising from historic oil and gas operations under theories of both breach of contract and tort.

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Amid Dire Colorado River Outlook, States Plan to Tap Their Lake Mead Savings Accounts

Circle of Blue

Met needed the flexibility of extra Lake Mead storage for two reasons: a court decision limited California’s use of Colorado River starting in 2003 and its supply from reservoirs in northern California’s Sierra Nevada mountains is quite variable.

2007 114

Southern California Wildfires & Mudslides

Eco Lawyers

In 2003, McGuire represented the La Jolla Alta Master Council in a lawsuit that ultimately resulted in more than $9.5

2018 52

Climate Feedback Unscientifically Confuses "Disasters" & Weather Events & Endorses Pseudoscientific Claim That We Are in A "Sixth Mass Extinction"

Environmental Progress

Two authors, Daniel Swain and Hausfather, admit my claim, “Fires have declined 25% around the world since 2003,” is accurate, but somehow misleading. Climate Feedback authors introduce pseudoscience into their “fact check”.

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Nuclear Plant Closures And Renewables Increase Electricity Prices & Unreliability, Testifies Michael Shellenberger to U.S. Senate

Environmental Progress

Bad science and bad ethics in Peter Gleick’s Review of “Apocalypse Never” at Yale Climate Connections

Environmental Progress

The ideas of Thomas Malthus (center) were used by British governments to justify the Irish Famine, 1845-1848 (left) and Bengali Famine, 1943-1945 (right) before becoming the basis for 20th Century environmentalism.

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Subsequent agreement doesn't necessarily cancel out pre-existing prescriptive easement

Law of the Lands

Neighbours P moved into the other house in 2003. "Good fences do not always make good neighbours." I wonder how many court decisions begin with that line or something like it - it seems like it must be a lot.

2018 52

Snopes' Alex Kasprak Makes 17 False And Misleading Claims About Apocalypse Never and Misrepresents the Best-available Science

Environmental Progress

Kasprak misinterprets my inclusion of the fact that fires have declined 25% around the world since 2003 as my somehow challenging the severity of climate change, but I wasn’t, and indeed had made clear that it was a list of “some facts few people know” and not about climate change.

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Solving the proton puzzle

Physics World

All scattering data are experimental, except for the two unfilled triangles giving theoretical global fits from Meißner and colleagues (in 1996) and Sick (in 2003). Randolf Pohl was not in a good mood, late one evening in July 2009.

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Biden’s Economic Recovery Path: How Budget Reconciliation Plays a Role in Passing $3.5 Trillion in Relief

Arnold Porter

107-16); Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 (P.L. On August 11, 2021, the Senate passed its FY 2022 budget resolution ( S. 14 ) laying the foundation for Senate Democrats to use the reconciliation process in both chambers to pass a $3.5

2001 87

Check Your Privilege: Can In-House Lawyers Claim Privilege in the Netherlands?

Arnold Porter

5) {2003} EWCA Civ 474.]] A recent judgment by the Court of Rotterdam[[N: Shell and others v Dutch Public Prosecution Service , Rotterdam District Court Judgment of 28 January, 2021, ECLI:NL:RBROT:2021:527.]]

2019 52

Texas Supreme Court Update: The Court Decides Issue of First Impression Related to the Scope of an Oil and Gas Lease’s Free-Use Clause and Further Interprets Conflicting Royalty Clause Provisions

The Energy Law Blog

By way of background, the lessor royalty owners originally entered into a form lease agreement in 2003; the lease provided that royalty payments were based on “the market value at the well.” The Texas Supreme Court recently issued its anticipated decision in BlueStone Natural Resources II, LLC v. Randle , affirming in part and reversing in part the lower court’s ruling. 19-0459, 2021 WL 936175 (Tex. 12, 2021).

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Cosmic challenge: protecting supercomputers from an extraterrestrial threat

Physics World

An SEU bit flip was also held responsible for errors in an electronic voting machine in Belgium in 2003 that added 4096 extra votes to one candidate.