Why Remote Antarctica Is So Important In A Warming World

Why Remote Antarctica Is So Important In A Warming World

Chris Fogwill, Keele University; et al
Ever since the ancient Greeks speculated a continent must exist in the south polar regions to balance those in the…
How Home Laundry Fills The Sea With Plastic Pollution
How Home Laundry Fills The Sea With Plastic Pollution
by Natalie Welden, The Open University
After decades of intense observation and campaigning by conservation groups, awareness of microplastic pollution has…
Is China’s Growing Footprint Threatening To Trample The Natural World?
Is China’s Growing Footprint Threatening To Trample The Natural World?
by Bill Laurance, James Cook University
Many observers of China’s escalating global program of foreign investment and infrastructure development are crossing…
Will Puerto Ricans Return Home After Hurricane María?
Will Puerto Ricans Return Home After Hurricane María?
by Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, Pennsylvania State University
Even before this year’s devastating hurricane season, the team of demographers I work with at Penn State and the Puerto…
A Fresh Start For Climate Change Mitigation In New Zealand
A Fresh Start For Climate Change Mitigation In New Zealand
by Robert McLachlan, Massey University
The election of the sixth Labour-led government heralds a new direction for climate change policy in New Zealand. As…
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Are We Forgetting What Nature Really Means
by Kim Eckart-University Of Washington
Places that make you feel “in nature,” such as parks, beaches, and campgrounds, are likely different than those that…
Can Cities Get Smarter About Extreme Weather?
Can Cities Get Smarter About Extreme Weather?
by Clark Miller, Arizona State University; et al.
Remember the movie “Moneyball”? The Oakland A’s are struggling, financially and on the baseball field.Then they…
How Carbon Farming Can Help Solve Climate Change
How Carbon Farming Can Help Solve Climate Change
by David Burton, Dalhousie University
Under the 2015 Paris Agreement, nations pledged to keep the average global temperature rise to below 2C above…
How Telling The Right Stories Can Make People Act On Climate Change

How Telling The Right Stories Can Make People Act On Climate Change

Tom van Laer, City, University of London and Ross Gordon, Macquarie University
The latest UN Climate Change Conference since the 2015 Paris Agreement is taking place in Bonn between November 6-17 –…
How Climate Change Affects The Building Blocks For Health
How Climate Change Affects The Building Blocks For Health
by Alistair Woodward, University of Auckland
In August 2016, a third of the residents of the North Island township Havelock North fell acutely ill with…
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How Has Air Quality Been Affected By The US Fracking Boom?
by Gunnar W. Schade, Texas A&M University
Urban air pollution in the U.S. has been decreasing near continuously since the 1970s.
Ice Cores Indicate Even Higher Methane Emissions Than Previously Believed
Ice Cores Indicate Even Higher Methane Emissions Than Previously Believed
by Lindsey Valich-University of Rochester
Humans are probably contributing more methane to the atmosphere through fossil fuel use and extraction than scientists…
The Burger Apocalypse: Low Carbon Eating And Avoiding Food Waste
The Burger Apocalypse: Low Carbon Eating And Avoiding Food Waste
by Tony Curran, University of Southampton
More than 95% of people still eat meat and don’t like being told that it is wrong and bad for the planet to do so. But…
World Hunger Is Increasing Due To Wars And Climate Change
World Hunger Is Increasing Due To Wars And Climate Change
by Leah Samberg, University of Minnesota
Around the globe, about 815 million people – 11 percent of the world’s population – went hungry in 2016, according to…
How Antarctic Ice Melt Can Be A Tipping Point For The Whole Planet's Climate
How Antarctic Ice Melt Can Be A Tipping Point For The Whole Planet's Climate
by Chris Turney, UNSW; et al.
Melting of Antarctica’s ice can trigger rapid warming on the other side of the planet, according to our new research…
Does Eating Grass-fed Beef Help Fight Climate Change?
Does Eating Grass-fed Beef Help Fight Climate Change?
by Tara Garnett, University of Oxford
Beef gets a bad press, environmentally speaking. We’re bombarded with reports highlighting its high carbon footprint…
Could Climate Change Benefit Some Northeastern Farms?

Could Climate Change Benefit Some Northeastern Farms?

Jeff Mulhollem-Penn State University
Some aspects of climate change could benefit certain forms of agriculture in the Northeastern United States, new…
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How Sunlight And Microbes In Permafrost Add Carbon To Atmosphere
by Morgan Sherburne-University Of Michigan
Microbes in permafrost that eat sun-weakened carbon and convert it into carbon dioxide may be providing a major pathway…
Why People Around The World Fear Climate Change More Than Americans Do
Why People Around The World Fear Climate Change More Than Americans Do
by Gregory J. Carbone, University of South Carolina
When asked about major threats to their country, Europeans are more likely than Americans to cite global climate…
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Why Americans Are Embracing Climate Change Realities
by Bill Moyers Interviews Robert Jay Lifton
Robert Jay Lifton was born 91 years ago. Living through the catastrophes of the 20th century — world war, tyrannical…
Why Iron Added Naturally In The Pacific Ocean May Have Slowed Climate Change
Why Iron Added Naturally In The Pacific Ocean May Have Slowed Climate Change
by Keith Randall-Texas A&M University
Researchers have found at least eight occurrences of iron penetrating the Pacific Ocean, with each occurrence likely…
Study Shows Wetlands Can Significantly Reduce Property Damage
Study Shows Wetlands Can Significantly Reduce Property Damage
by Siddharth Narayan and Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz
A 12-year “hurricane drought” during which no major hurricanes formed in the Atlantic ended dramatically in 2017. The…
Solar Is Now The Most Popular Form Of New Electricity Generation Worldwide
Solar Is Now The Most Popular Form Of New Electricity Generation Worldwide
by Andrew Blakers, Australian National University
Solar has become the world’s favourite new type of electricity generation, according to global data showing that more…
What Climate Change Means For Northern, Colder Cities
What Climate Change Means For Northern, Colder Cities
by Julie Cohen-UC Santa Barbara
A new study outlines some of the effects that climate change will have on northern cities with cold climates, including…
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