Climate Change
Studies explore physiological dangers that climate change will have on animal life  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A new review of more than 140 studies explores the physiological dangers that climate change will likely have on animal life, including humans. The... more
Researchers explore an often ignored source of greenhouse gas  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Researchers have discovered a surprising new source of carbon dioxide emissions -- bicarbonates hidden in the lake water used to irrigate local orchards. more
Too hot for comfort: The physiological dangers of extreme heat  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
A new review of more than 140 studies explores the physiological dangers that climate change will likely have on animal life, including humans. more
Recent drought may provide a glimpse of the future for birds in the Sierra Nevada  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
To better understand the effects of climate change on the bird community in the Sierra Nevada region, researchers... more
Do volcanoes or an asteroid deserve blame for dinosaur extinction?  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Scientists have obtained more precise dates for the Deccan Traps volcanic lava flows, linking peak activity more closely to the asteroid or comet impact 66 million years ago... more
Do volcanoes or an asteroid deserve blame for dinosaur extinction?  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
UC Berkeley scientists have obtained more precise dates for the Deccan Traps volcanic lava flows, linking peak activity more closely to the asteroid or comet impact 66 million... more
Too hot for comfort: the physiological dangers of extreme heat  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
A new review of more than 140 studies explores the physiological dangers that climate change will likely have on animal life, including humans. The review is published in... more
How coral bleaching threatens Caribbean communities  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Climate change has fueled coral reef bleaching throughout the tropics, with negative consequences for reef ecosystems and the people who depend on them. A new study finds that in the Caribbean, independent island nations such as... more
Researchers explore an often ignored source of greenhouse gas  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
In a new study from UBC's Okanagan campus, researchers have discovered a surprising new source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions—bicarbonates hidden in the lake water used to irrigate local orchards. more
Climate change: Obsession with plastic pollution distracts attention from bigger environmental challenges  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
By now, most of us have heard that the use of plastics is a big issue for the environment. Partly fuelled by the success... more
Cold-temperature variability important in evaluating climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research highlights the importance of considering cold temperature variability, and not just warming temperatures, when evaluating the impact of climate change. more
Fossil fuel combustion is the main contributor to black carbon around Arctic  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Fossil fuel combustion is the main contributor to black carbon collected at five sites around the Arctic, which has implications for global warming, according... more
When does one of the central ideas in economics work?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The concept of equilibrium is one of the most central ideas in economics. It is one of the core assumptions in the vast majority of economic models, including... more
Climate goals of the Paris Agreement: Impact of land use  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Significantly less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial times -- this is the temperature to which global warming should be limited, according to the Paris Climate Agreement. In... more
Climate action helps companies build reputations and attract investors  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
This year, climate change topped off the agenda at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland —where every January, global leaders and the heads of the... more
Coastal communities losing ground on climate change planning, study shows  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Coastal communities like Homer, Alaska, are losing ground when it comes to planning for climate change even as they're already seeing its effects, according to new research out... more
Cold-temperature variability important in evaluating climate change  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
New research from Binghamton University, State University of New York, highlights the importance of considering cold temperature variability, and not just warming temperatures, when evaluating the impact of climate change. more
The global impact of coal power  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Coal-fired power plants produce more than just carbon dioxide, which contributes to global warming. Coal burning also releases particulate matter, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and mercury—thus damaging the health of many people around the world. To... more
Ocean acidification harms cod larvae more than previously thought  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Next to rising temperatures and dwindling oxygen concentrations, acidification is one of the major threats to marine life due to the changing global climate. Carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere... more
Forest fires as an opportunity for ecosystem recovery  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Large forest fires occur with increasing frequency globally, and their consequences grow more severe and destructive. Climate change and human activity are influencing the capacity of ecosystems and the life forms that... more
Fishing and pollution regulations don't help corals cope with climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new study reports that protecting coral reefs from fishing and pollution does not help coral populations cope with climate change. The study also concludes that... more
20-million-year-old tusked sea cow is Central America's oldest marine mammal  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A researcher searching the shoreline of the Panama Canal for fossil plants instead found an ancient sea cow. An 'emergency fossil excavation' due to rising water levels yielded... more
Former UN leader tours climate adaptation projects in Miami  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he's impressed with Miami's efforts to cope with rising sea levels— and he wishes President Donald Trump were paying attention, too. more
Why North Carolinian boats are fishing off New Jersey's coast  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
As the oceans warm in response to climate change, fishing boats in the Mid-Atlantic that focus on only one or two species of fish are traveling more than... more
Fishing and pollution regulations don't help corals cope with climate change  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reports that protecting coral reefs from fishing and pollution does not help coral populations... more
These climate activists want you to give up hope  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The Extinction Rebellion, a network of climate activists who use civil disobedience to spotlight inaction on global warming, is rooted in the conviction that humanity has dug its own grave... more
Land use delays could hamper climate efforts  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Global climate change targets are unlikely to be met because of delays in changes to land use, Edinburgh researchers say. more
School climate strikes: What next for the latest generation of activists?  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
School students across the UK (and the world) went on strike on February 15, leaving their lessons to protest the lack of effective action on climate... more
Climate-friendly labriculture depends on an energy revolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In a first-of-its-kind study, the climate-change impact of several production methods for lab-grown and farmed beef was assessed accounting for the differing greenhouse gases produced. The new projections reveal that over the long term,... more
Aussie rodent becomes first 'climate change extinction'  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Australia officially declared a Great Barrier Reef rodent extinct on Tuesday, making it the first mammal believed to have been killed off by human-induced climate change. more
Tidal floods driven by climate change may hurt small businesses  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 days
Parking data from Annapolis, Md.’s historic downtown shows how tidal flooding, driven by sea rise, can hurt local business. more
Scientist who popularized term "global warming" dies at 87  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A scientist who raised early alarms about climate change and popularized the term "global warming" has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87. more
Climate change makes summer weather stormier yet more stagnant  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Climate change is shifting the energy in the atmosphere that fuels summertime weather, which may lead to stronger thunderstorms and more stagnant conditions for midlatitude regions of the Northern Hemisphere,... more
Climate change makes summer weather stormier yet more stagnant  MIT · 4 days
Study finds rising temperatures feed more energy to thunderstorms, less to general circulation. more
Climate change makes summer weather stormier yet more stagnant  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Climate change is shifting the energy in the atmosphere that fuels summertime weather, which may lead to stronger thunderstorms and more stagnant conditions for midlatitude regions of the Northern Hemisphere,... more
Predicting climate change  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Thomas Crowther has identified long-disappeared forests available for restoration across the world, finding that there is room for an additional 1.2 trillion new trees globally that could absorb more carbon than human emissions each year. Crowther also describes data from... more
How climate change can make catastrophic weather systems linger for longer  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Many parts of Australia have suffered a run of severe and, in some cases, unprecedented weather events this summer. One common feature of many of these... more
The exorbitant cost of climate procrastination  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
From COP24's disappointing final agreement to France's abandonment of the carbon tax increase due to the "gilets jaunes" movement… it seems that concerns about climate change have fell to the very bottom of the global political... more
Virus-infected bacteria could provide help in the fight against climate change  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Viruses don't always kill their microbial hosts. In many cases, they develop a mutually beneficial relationship: the virus establishes itself inside the microbe and, in return,... more
Understanding carbon cycle feedbacks to predict climate change at large scale  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researches have identified long-disappeared forests available for restoration across the world. They describe how such an effort, could absorb as much as 135 gigatons of atmospheric... more
Virus-infected bacteria could provide help in the fight against climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Understanding the relationship between microbes and viruses is beneficial not only for medical research and practical applications but also in marine biology, say researchers. more
Political and policy feedbacks in the climate system  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Matto Mildenberger, University of California Santa Barbara explains how perceived experiences with climate change in the United States can be linked to political shifts in Congress, culture and society. He will demonstrate... more
High-tide flooding disrupts local economic activity  Science Magazine · 7 days
Evaluation of observed sea level rise impacts to date has emphasized sea level extremes, such as those from tropical cyclones. Far less is known about the consequences of more frequent high-tide flooding. Empirical analysis of the... more
What rising seas mean for local economies  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Impacts from climate change are not always easy to see. But for many local businesses in coastal communities across the United States, the evidence is right outside their doors—or in their parking lots. more
Antarctic ice shelves: Searching for clues on climate change  REUTERS · 7 days
In a remote island outpost on the edge of the Antarctic, hundreds of miles from the southern tip... more
How to fight climate change in agriculture while protecting jobs  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Agriculture has become a carbon-intensive endeavour. Crop, livestock and fossil fuel use in agriculture account for about 25 per cent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. more
How income and attitudes affect greenhouse gas emissions  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The higher the income of individuals living in Switzerland, the higher their greenhouse gas emissions. But to what extent do differences in income actually have an effect on emissions, and to what... more
Tiny satellites reveal water dynamics in thousands of northern lakes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In a finding that has implications for how scientists calculate natural greenhouse gas emissions, a new study finds that water levels in small lakes across northern Canada and... more
Tiny satellites reveal water dynamics in thousands of northern lakes  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Using an army of small satellites, researchers have shown that water levels in small lakes across northern Canada and Alaska are far more variable during the summer than... more
Climate pioneers: how small farmers could be leading the way towards sustainable agriculture  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Agriculture is a leading cause of climate change, but it is also undeniably affected by it. Farming must therefore change in order... more
Polar bear 'invasion': how climate change is making human-wildlife conflicts worse  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The ten hottest years on record were all during the past two decades and the hottest global ocean temperatures ever were recorded in 2018 – a heat increase... more
New clues to predict tipping points for marsh survival  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Sea-level rise, sediment starvation and other environmental woes pose increasing threats to coastal wetlands worldwide. But a new study could help stem the losses by giving scientists a broader understanding... more
How energy efficiency delivers green dividends in red and blue states  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The Green New Deal, a bundle of proposed policies that would combat climate change, create green jobs and address economic inequities, is eliciting the usual partisan... more
Climate change: young people striking from school see it for the life-threatening issue it is  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Students around the world are walking out of school once more, as part of ongoing strikes to protest... more
Research forms complex picture of mercury pollution in a period of global change  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Climate change and the loss of wetlands may contribute to increased levels of mercury concentrations in coastal fish, according to a Dartmouth... more
Long term study shows sources of black carbon in the Arctic  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An international team of researchers has conducted the most thorough study yet of the sources of black carbon in the Arctic. In their paper published in... more
Fighting global warming with blue carbon  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Beneath the waters of Australia, plants are helping fight climate change. more
Fate of meerkats tied to seasonal climate effects  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The effects of climate change are especially obvious in arid environments where resources are scarce and subject to seasonal availability. However, the demographic mechanisms through which seasonal climate affects population persistence remains... more
Expert discusses machine learning and climate modeling  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Today, predicting what the future has in store for Earth's climate means dealing in uncertainties. For example, the core climate projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has put the global temperature... more
Climate change increases potential for conflict and violence  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Images of extensive flooding or fire-ravaged communities help us see how climate change is accelerating the severity of natural disasters. Researchers say what is not as clear is the indirect effect of... more
Fate of meerkats tied to seasonal climate effects  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Does a drier and hotter climate present a threat to the meerkats in the Kalahari Desert? Researchers show that climate change is likely to impact meerkats, and seasonal rainfall and temperature will... more
Climate change increases potential for conflict and violence  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Images of extensive flooding or fire-ravaged communities help us see how climate change is accelerating the severity of natural disasters. The devastation is obvious, but what is not as clear is the... more
Study yields new clues to predict tipping points for marsh survival  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Sea-level rise, sediment starvation and other environmental woes pose increasing threats to coastal wetlands worldwide. But a massive new Duke University study could help stem these... more
Undersea gases could superheat the planet  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The world's oceans could harbor an unpleasant surprise for global warming, based on new research that shows how naturally occurring carbon gases trapped in reservoirs atop the seafloor escaped to superheat the planet in prehistory. more
Building on current practices best way to address climate change in agriculture  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Building on existing agricultural practices—and not pointing fingers at farming as a climate change villain—will better address the hotly debated issue, says a University... more
Six reasons to be hopeful about fighting climate change  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
These days, it can be hard to keep a positive attitude when it comes to climate change. A new report warns that our warming climate could cause Himalayan glaciers to... more
Undersea gases could superheat the planet  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Geologic carbon and hydrate reservoirs in the ocean pose a climate threat beyond humanmade greenhouse gases. more
Ice shelves buckle under weight of meltwater lakes  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
For the first time, a research team co-led by CIRES-based scientists, has directly observed an Antarctic ice shelf bending under the weight of ponding meltwater on top, a phenomenon that may have... more
Tree counter  ESA · 1 week
Technology image of the week: ESA’s Biomass mission will use advanced radar to survey all the forests on Earth, and help sharpen climate change forecasts more
Moving artificial leaves out of the lab and into the air  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have proposed a design solution that could bring artificial leaves out of the lab and into the environment. Their improved leaf, which would use carbon... more
Climate of North American cities will shift hundreds of miles in one generation  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In one generation, the climate experienced in many North American cities is projected to change to that of locations hundreds of miles... more
By 2080, Washington D.C. climate may feel like Deep South  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In a single generation, climate patterns will shift hundreds of kilometres in the United States, according to a study tracking the northward drift of hotter climes brought on... more
Climate of North American cities will shift hundreds of miles in one generation  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In one generation, the climate experienced in many North American cities is projected to change to that of locations hundreds of miles... more
Improving geothermal HVAC systems with mathematics  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Extreme weather events, water shortages, and other consequences of climate change have challenged—and compromised—energy infrastructure around the world. Increased energy consumption is threatening the longevity of a dependable energy supply, and significant reductions to collective energy... more
Climate change is killing off Earth's little creatures  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Climate change gets blamed for a lot of things these days: inundating small islands, fueling catastrophic fires, amping-up hurricanes and smashing Arctic sea ice. more
Slowing climate change could reverse drying in the subtropics  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
As the planet warms, subtropical regions of the Southern Hemisphere, including parts of southern Australia and southern Africa, are drying. These trends include major drought events such as Cape Town's... more
Making green cars greener with battery recycling  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The widespread implementation of electric vehicles will go a long way toward eliminating the greenhouse gas emissions of the transportation sector. But these GHGs don't just come from the tailpipe. There's another major culprit... more
New model predicts how ground shipping will affect future human health, environment  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The trucks and trains that transport goods across the United States emit gases and particles that threaten human health and the environment. A new... more
New model predicts how ground shipping will affect future human health, environment  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The trucks and trains that transport goods across the United States emit gases and particles that threaten human health and the environment. A University... more
Sand from glacial melt could be Greenland's economic salvation  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
As climate change melts Greenland's glaciers and deposits more river sediment on its shores, an international group of researchers has identified one unforeseen economic opportunity for the Arctic nation: exporting... more
Climate change may destroy tiger's home  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A James Cook University scientist says the last coastal stronghold of an iconic predator, the endangered Bengal tiger, could be destroyed by climate change and rising sea levels over the next 50 years. more
Climate change may destroy tiger's home  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A scientist says the last coastal stronghold of an iconic predator, the endangered Bengal tiger, could be destroyed by climate change and rising sea levels over the next 50 years. more
Sand from glacial melt could be Greenland's economic salvation  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As climate change melts Greenland's glaciers and deposits more river sediment on its shores, an international group of researchers has identified one unforeseen economic opportunity for the Arctic nation: exporting... more
Climate change is already making Atlantic hurricanes more fierce, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Climate change has already made Atlantic hurricanes more fierce, driving up the number of storms that rapidly intensify, become more lethal and difficult to forecast, according... more
Totally cool turtles may help save species  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A trial of ways to cool turtle nests is underway in Queensland's Far North as global warming threatens turtle populations throughout the tropics. more
Melting Himalayan glaciers: A big drop in a bucket that's already full  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new report has warned that even if global warming is held at 1.5℃, we will still lose a third of the glaciers in... more
Rating riverside corridors—the 'escape routes' for animals under climate change  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Under climate change, plants and animals will shift their habitats to track the conditions they are adapted for. As they do, the lands surrounding rivers and streams offer... more
Rating riverside corridors -- the 'escape routes' for animals under climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
While riverside habitats are known to be important for species migrating under climate change, this is the first study to rank riparian areas as... more
Australian court rejects coal mine on climate grounds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An Australian court on Friday delivered a landmark ruling by rejecting plans to build a coal mine on the grounds it would worsen climate change. more
US Democrats unveil carbon-neutral 'Green New Deal'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Congressional Democrats on Thursday unveiled an unprecedented plan to reverse climate change and eliminate all US carbon emissions within 10 years, by taking drastic steps that would require transformational action across the economy. more
Life history responses of meerkats to seasonal changes in extreme environments  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Species in extreme habitats increasingly face changes in seasonal climate, but the demographic mechanisms through which these changes affect population persistence remain unknown. We investigated how... more
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School climate strikes: What next for the latest generation of activists?
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How to fight climate change in agriculture while protecting jobs
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Climate change is killing off Earth's little creatures
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Melting Himalayan glaciers: A big drop in a bucket that's already full
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Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many ways besides climate change
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How does the Amazon rain forest cope with drought?
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Early spring rain boosts methane from thawing permafrost by 30 percent
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‘The Human Element’ makes the impacts of climate change feel real
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How drought affects freshwater fish
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We can't save everything from climate change – here's how to make choices
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