Stark Warning On Atlantic cooling Within A Decade

Scientists Reveal Stark Warning On Potential Atlantic Cooling Within A Decade

Alex Kirby
Climatologists say there is an almost 50% chance that the Labrador Sea in the North Atlantic Ocean will cool rapidly…
Why We Taught Bees To Play Football
Why We Taught Bees To Play Football
by Clint Perry and Olli Loukola, Queen Mary University of London
Most people don’t often think about bees’ brainpower. Bees are generally regarded as tiny unthinking machines
How Red States Are Mitigating Climate Without Calling It Climate Change
How Red States Are Mitigating Climate Without Calling It Climate Change
by Rebecca J. Romsdahl, University of North Dakota
President Donald Trump has the environmental community understandably concerned.
Why the People Who Grow Your Food Are Worried About Scott Pruitt
Why the People Who Grow Your Food Are Worried About Scott Pruitt
by James Trimarco and J. Gabriel Ware
Pruitt’s approach to the EPA is likely to threaten farmworkers, who are highly exposed to the effects of climate…
Why The EPA Is Far More Vulnerable To Attack Now Than Under Reagan Or Bush
Why The EPA Is Far More Vulnerable To Attack Now Than Under Reagan Or Bush
by Walter Rosenbaum, University of Florida
The Trump administration has begun the third, most formidable White House-led attempt in EPA’s brief history to…
Scientists Find Answer To Ice Age’s Laurentide Paradox
Scientists Find Answer To Ice Age’s Laurentide Paradox
by Nicole Casal, University of Michigan
Scientists have figured out an Ice Age paradox and their findings add to mounting evidence that climate change could…
How Climate Change Doubled The Likelihood Of The New South Wales Heatwave
How Climate Change Doubled The Likelihood Of The New South Wales Heatwave
by Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick, UNSW; Andrew King, University of Melbourne, and Matthew Hale, UNSW
The heatwave that engulfed southeastern Australia at the end of last week has seen heat records continue to tumble like…
China Has Seen A 50% Drop In Severe Weather Since 1960
China Has Seen A 50% Drop In Severe Weather Since 1960
by Liam Jackson, Penn State
The frequency of hail storms, thunderstorms, and high wind events has decreased by nearly 50 percent on average…
How Conservatives Will Grow To Love Carbon Pricing

How Conservatives Will Grow To Love Carbon Pricing

Andrew Hopkins, Australian National University
In some political circles, hostility to climate policy has become a way of showing off one’s conservative credentials.…
How Solar Energy Powers Sustainable Solutions
How Solar Energy Powers Sustainable Solutions
by Alex Kirby
Entrepreneurs bringing solar energy systems to farms in developing countries challenge for sustainability charity’s…
Are Fossil Fuel Companies Telling Investors Enough About The Risks Of Climate Change?
Are Fossil Fuel Companies Telling Investors Enough About The Risks Of Climate Change?
by Paul Griffin and Amy Myers Jaffe, University of California, Davis
Prior to President Donald Trump taking office, there was a push to require oil and gas companies to inform their…
A Good Idea, When It Comes From Real Conservatives
A Good Idea, When It Comes From Real Conservatives
by InnerSelf Staff
A group of former Republican officials (including James A. Baker, Henry Paulson, George P. Shultz, Marty Feldstein and…
How The Warming World Could Turn Many Plants And Animals Into Climate Refugees
How The Warming World Could Turn Many Plants And Animals Into Climate Refugees
by Matt Christmas, University of Adelaide
Finding the optimum environment and avoiding uninhabitable conditions has been a challenge faced by species throughout…
The Carbon Tax Debate Isn’t Going Away. What Would the Ideal Bill Look Like?
The Carbon Tax Debate Isn’t Going Away. What Would the Ideal Bill Look Like?
by Meredith Rutland Bauer, YES! Magazine
After opposing a Washington state carbon tax in November, climate justice advocates are setting the stage for a more…
The Environmental Costs Of A Wall With Mexico
The Environmental Costs Of A Wall With Mexico
by Shonil Bhagwat, The Open University
It looks like Donald Trump’s “great, great wall” is actually going to happen. Its likely impact on human society has…
How We Discovered The World's Largest Tropical Peatland, Deep In The Jungles Of Congo
How We Discovered The World's Largest Tropical Peatland
by Simon Lewis, UCL and Greta Dargie, University of Leeds
In the geographical heart of Africa lies a huge wetland. After years of exploring these remote swamps, our research…
Droughts And Flooding Rains Already More Likely As Climate Change Plays Havoc With Pacific Weather

Droughts And Flooding Rains Already More Likely As Climate Change Plays Havoc With Pacific Weather

Scott B. Power, Australian Bureau of Meteorology; et al
Global warming has already increased the risk of major disruptions to Pacific rainfall, according to our research…
How Smart Solar Can Protect Our Vulnerable Power Grids
How Smart Solar Can Protect Our Vulnerable Power Grids
by Lawrence McIntosh and Dani Alexander, University of Technology Sydney
Some commentators seem to be worried that our electricity networks are facing an impending voltage crisis, citing fears…
How The Rich And Famous Lifestyles Are Damaging The Environment
How The Rich And Famous Lifestyles Are Damaging The Environment
by InnerSelf Staff
To be rich is a thing that many in our society spend their whole lives striving for. Not having to worry about money…
Meet El Niño’s Cranky Uncle That Could Send Global Warming Into Hyperdrive
Meet El Niño’s Cranky Uncle That Could Send Global Warming Into Hyperdrive
by Ben Henley, University of Melbourne; et al.
You’ve probably heard about El Niño, the climate system that brings dry and often hotter weather to Australia over…
Did The Climate Change Of The Little Ice Age Starve The Mississippians?
Did The Climate Change Of The Little Ice Age Starve The Mississippians?
by Cindy Fox, Indiana University, Purdue University
A vibrant Native-American agrarian culture stretched from the Ohio River Valley to the Mississippi River Valley in the…
Why 'Clean Coal' Plants Would Cost Billions In Taxpayer Subsidies
Why 'Clean Coal' Plants Would Cost Billions In Taxpayer Subsidies
by Frank Jotzo, Australian National University
Following a campaign by the coal industry, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has argued for new coal-fired power stations…
China Steps Up As US Steps Back From Global Leadership
China Steps Up As US Steps Back From Global Leadership
by Flynt L. Leverett, Pennsylvania State University and Robert Sprinkle, University of Maryland
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s appearance at last week’s World Economic Forum shows global leadership is shifting, not…
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Earthquakes Triggered By Humans Pose Growing Risk
by Gillian Foulger; Jon Gluyas, and Miles Wilson, Durham University
People knew we could induce earthquakes before we knew what they were. As soon as people started to dig minerals out of…

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