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News

New IPCC report states that the burning of fossil fuels by humans is the cause of global warming and climate system instability

15 September, 2021

 

 

The new IPCC report states that the burning of fossil fuels by humans is the cause of global warming and climate system instability. Prof. Danny Rosenfeld, of the Hebrew University Institute of Earth Sciences, a member of the IPCC and one of the authors of the report, writes and provides interviews on the subject:

 

Prof. Alon Amrami and Dr. Yonatan Goldsmith in Globes: Tests Performed at Hebrew University Reveal the Source of Tar Pollution on Beaches

13 September, 2021

What is the source of the tar that was spilled off the coast of Israel? Is it crude oil, or one of the various types of fuel oil? Laboratory tests performed at the Hebrew University, the results of which reached Globes, shed light on the source of the tar. The samples collected by researchers from the Institute of Earth Sciences show that the source of the tar is, in fact, crude oil, and not an oil distillate such as fuel oil.

“A Degree and a Half” (Maala Vahezti)

9 September, 2021
“A Degree and a Half” is a program initiated and led by researchers from the Institute of Earth Sciences at the Hebrew University, which aims to make the science behind climate change accessible to both youth and to the public at large.

 
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A new publication of Rivka Rabinovich et al., on the physical, climatic, and environmental conditions during one of the main biota dispersals through the Levantine corridor during the early middle Miocene

2 August, 2021
During the ongoing project led by Rivka Rabinovich, Ran Calvo (Geological Survey of Israel) and Ari Grossman (Midwestern University, Arizona) on the physical, climatic, and environmental conditions during one of the main biota dispersals through the Levantine corridor during the early middle Miocene, new localities were found and old collection were revised.
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Congratulations and good luck to our new Ph.D. graduates

18 July, 2021
Congratulation to Yael Ebert,Yoav Ben-Dor, Nurit Weber, Tami Zilberman, Yehuda Levi, Ido Sirota, Galina Fershtein, Natalie Chernihovsky, Lubna Shawar, Benjamin Shemer for receiving their Ph. D. We wish you success and good lack!