Deadly Heat Stress Could Threaten Hundreds Of Millions Even If Climate Targets Reached

Deadly Heat Stress Could Threaten Hundreds Of Millions Even If Climate Targets Reached

Tom Matthews, Liverpool John Moores University
Deadly heat stress is projected to affect hundreds of millions more people each year under relatively little additional…
2016 Is The Year Coal Collapsed For Britain's Electricity Generation
2016 Is The Year Coal Collapsed For Britain's Electricity Generation
by Grant Wilson, University of Sheffield and Iain Staffell, Imperial College London
Socially and politically, 2016 was a momentous year for Britain. It was also a record breaking year for energy and the…
The Extraordinary Return Of Sea Otters To Glacier Bay Alaska
The Extraordinary Return Of Sea Otters To Glacier Bay Alaska
by Perry Williams and Mevin Hooten, Colorado State University
Human beings have a long history of persecuting apex predators such as wolves, tigers and leopards. The loss of these…
How To Know If Climate Change Caused The Weather
How To Know If Climate Change Caused The Weather
by Ker Than, Stanford University
After an unusually intense heat wave, downpour, or drought, Noah Diffenbaugh and his research group inevitably get…
Fixing Methane Leaks Wouldn’t Cost That Much
Fixing Methane Leaks Wouldn’t Cost That Much
by Danielle Torrent Tucker, Stanford University
The US Environmental Protection Agency recently enacted regulations to reduce methane emissions from oil and natural…
Do We Need To Think About Redefining Citizenship?
Do We Need To Think About Redefining Citizenship?
by Sam Solnick, University of Liverpool
The hottest year on record was 2016. It was also the year scientists advised that Earth’s citizens were now living in…
Just One Change Can Make The Entire Food Web Unstable
Just One Change Can Make The Entire Food Web Unstable
by Andrea Elyse Messer, Penn State
Seeing how a new crop or missing animal affects the food web of the Ancestral Puebloan southwestern United States could…
Your City Could Be The One Exporting Deadly Air Pollution
Your City Could Be The One Exporting Deadly Air Pollution
by Gary Haq, University of York
Air pollution is often seen as a local problem requiring local and regional solutions. Karachi, London, Lagos, Mexico…
Also Need To Reduce The Amount Of Carbon In The Atmosphere

Why We Also Need To Reduce The Amount Of Carbon In The Atmosphere

Eelco Rohling, Australian National University
Getting climate change under control is a formidable, multifaceted challenge. Analysis by my colleagues and me suggests…
How Will We Protect Nuclear Safety In This Anti-regulatory Climate?
How Will We Protect Nuclear Safety In This Anti-regulatory Climate?
by William J. Kinsella, North Carolina State University
The Trump administration and congressional Republicans have undertaken a wide-ranging effort to shrink the federal…
How Climate Predictions And Climate Reality Is Starting To Converge
How Climate Predictions And Climate Reality Is Starting To Converge
by Hannah Hickey, University of Washington
Scientists studying climate change have long debated exactly how much hotter Earth will become given certain amounts of…
Providing Sustainable Energy Worldwide Isn’t Just About Gadgets And Dollars
Providing Sustainable Energy Worldwide Isn’t Just About Gadgets And Dollars
by David Ockwell and Rob Byrne, University of Sussex
Around the world, 1.1 billion people have no electricity and 2.9 billion can’t cook with “clean” energy. The…
Why We Should Be Using Carbon Capture For Other Industries Than Clean Coal
Why We Should Be Using Carbon Capture For Other Industries Than Clean Coal
by Alfonso Martínez Arranz, Monash University
Since the February blackouts in South Australia, the Australian government has increased its interest in carbon dioxide…
Make our soil great again
Why Restoring Soil Fertility Is One Of Humanity’s Best Options For Making Progress On Climate Change
by David R. Montgomery, Professor of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington
Most of us don’t think much about soil, let alone its health. But as Earth Day approaches, it’s time to recommend some…
Are We Reversing The Little Progress We've Made On Environmental Justice?
Are We Reversing The Little Progress We've Made On Environmental Justice?
by David Konisky, Indiana University, Bloomington
The Flint water crisis was perhaps the most high-profile example of the social inequalities tied to environmental…
How Farmers Can Profit Economically And Politically By Addressing Climate Change
How Farmers Can Profit Economically And Politically By Addressing Climate Change
by Matthew Russell, Drake University
President Trump, congressional Republicans and most American farmers share common positions on climate change
Nuclear giants limp towards extinction

Nuclear Giants Limp Towards Extinction From Cost Overruns

Paul Brown
Cost overruns and delays are pushing the nuclear industry into a financial black hole that threatens any future…
Climate Cycle Fuels Famine In East Africa
How The Climate Cycle Fuels Famine In East Africa
by Kieran Cooke
Indian Ocean climate phenomenon is identified as a major factor in the drought threatening widespread famine around the…
How Forests Offer Cool Way To Slow The Pace Of Global Warming
How Forests Offer Cool Way To Slow The Pace Of Global Warming
by Tim Radford
New global database of trees affirms the need for greater conservation and protection of forests to slow the pace of…
Greater Than Anticipated Permafrost Thaw Threatens Flood Of CO2 And Methane
Greater Than Anticipated Permafrost Thaw Threatens Flood Of CO2 And Methane
by Alex Kirby
Global warming’s greater than anticipated impact on permafrost will release huge amounts of methane and carbon dioxide…
Life in the planet’s last greenhouse period, the Eocene. Jay Matternes / Smithsonian Museum, CC BY
Why We Are Heading For The Warmest Climate In Half A Billion Years
by Gavin Foster, University of Southampton; et al.
Carbon dioxide concentrations are heading towards values not seen in the past 200m years. The sun has also been…
Species Driven  By Climate Change Are On The Move And Changing Almost Everything
Species Driven By Climate Change Are On The Move And Changing Almost Everything
by Gretta Pecl, University of Tasmania; et al.
Last year in Paris, for the very first time, English sparkling wine beat champagne in a blind tasting event.
Why America's Farmers Face An Uncertain Future
Why America's Farmers Face An Uncertain Future
by Tim Radford
New research indicates that climate change will wreak havoc on farmers in America as they struggle to adapt to the…
Plankton Blooms In The Arctic Meltwater Ponds Feed Climate Concerns
Plankton Blooms In The Arctic Meltwater Ponds Feed Climate Concerns
by Tim Radford
Plankton blooms in the Arctic’s increasing number of meltwater ponds are enriching the ocean – but potentially…

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