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Using machine learning to understand climate change

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Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that is being added to the atmosphere through both natural processes and…
Buying Less Trumps “Buying Green” in Terms of Environmental Impact and Subjective Well-Being

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In addition to more substantial, large-scale economic and social change, alternative modes of consumption have long been indicated…
Team to study socioeconomic effects of coastal flooding in California

3 days ago

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine are leading a new project with three other UC campuses to…
Ocean tipping points research launched

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Scientists from around the world have come together to take on new research into tipping points in our…
Researchers identify proteins in archaea that could help gauge ancient ocean temperatures

6 days ago

Solving a decades-old mystery, Stanford researchers have discovered proteins that enable hardy microbes called archaea to toughen up…
Researchers Find Northern Forests Have Lost Crucial Cold, Snowy Conditions

October 4, 2019

As the popular saying goes, “winter is coming,” but is it? Researchers at the University of New Hampshire…
Warming Impedes a Coral Defense, but Hungry Fish Enhance It

October 3, 2019

Corals create potions that fight bacterial attackers, but warming appears to tip the scales against the potions as…
Countries see opportunities in climate measures

October 2, 2019

It’s time for the countries that have signed the Paris Agreement to turn targets into action. But to…
Collapse of desert birds due to heat stress from climate change

October 2, 2019

As temperatures rise, desert birds need more water to cool off at the same time as deserts are…
Multifactor models reveal worse picture of climate change impact on marine life

October 2, 2019

Rising ocean temperatures have long been linked to negative impacts for marine life, but a Florida State University…
Climate change is going to wreck tourism sectors in the most vulnerable countries

October 1, 2019

When climate change policies are being discussed there always seems to be an idea that we have to…
High carbon dioxide can create ‘shrinking stems’ in marshes

September 30, 2019

For most plants, carbon dioxide acts like a steroid: the more they take in, the bigger they get.…
Cool Solutions: Science and Engineering Help Address the Impacts of Climate Change

September 30, 2019

Among sobering statistics, 2018 was the fourth warmest year since 1880 (when consistent record-keeping began) with 2016, 2017,…
Climate change could impact omega-3 levels worldwide

September 27, 2019

Climate change won’t just bring rising sea levels and more extreme weather — it could also impact your…
Thousands of meltwater lakes mapped on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet

September 26, 2019

The number of meltwater lakes on the surface of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet is more significant than…
Climate ensembles help to identify detection time of human-caused climate signals

September 25, 2019

By comparing observations to large ensembles of climate model simulations, scientists can now better isolate when human-caused climate…
In Alaskan gold mines, digging for clues about climate change

September 25, 2019

In gold mines near Fairbanks, Alaska, scientists are hunting for something precious — and it’s not metal. They’re…
Smart food

September 25, 2019

“Food, climate and the environment are closely interlinked. Agriculture, for example, is heavily affected by climate change, but…
How carbon taxes can succeed

September 25, 2019

The political leeway for carbon taxes is greater than commonly assumed. Political scientists at ETH have shown how…
Dry run for cropping systems

September 25, 2019

The heatwave of 2018 was yet another warning to both farmers and the public on the effects of…
Actions to save coral reefs could benefit all ecosystems

September 25, 2019

In an article published in Nature two researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James…
Scientists track frog-killing fungus to help curb its spread

September 24, 2019

From habitat loss to climate change, amphibians around the world face immense threats to their survival. One emerging…
IPR launches new event series on the future of UK farming, wildlife loss and climate change

September 23, 2019

We are experiencing a climate crisis that is destroying our planet. Here in the UK we are living…
Rise of ‘eco-anxiety’ affecting more and more children

September 23, 2019

As millions of people around the world prepare to join young activists for global climate change action, a…
A Threefold Combination of Measures to Tackle Climate Change

September 20, 2019

Limiting the temperature increase to less than two degrees and thus slowing the progress of climate change is…
The next agricultural revolution is here

September 20, 2019

As a growing population and climate change threaten food security, researchers around the world are working to overcome…
Atlantic Ocean may get a jump start from the other side of the world

September 19, 2019

A key question for climate scientists in recent years has been whether the Atlantic Ocean’s main circulation system…
Why businesses underestimate the need to adapt to extreme climate events

September 18, 2019

What the Stern Report did in 2006 for climate mitigation and the need to reduce carbon emissions, former UN Secretary…
Tiny Airborne Particles from Wildfires have Climate Change Implications

September 16, 2019

Chemical and microphysical analyses reveal formation processes for tarballs that result from emissions of biomass burned in wildfires…
Salt marshes’ capacity to store carbon may be threatened by nitrogen pollution

September 13, 2019

Deep in the waterlogged peat of salt marshes, carbon is stored at much greater rates than in land…
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