Climate Change
Species on the move  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
A total of 55 animal species in the UK have been displaced from their natural ranges or enabled to arrive for the first time on UK shores because of climate change over the last 10 years (2008-2018) - as revealed... more
Modeling predicts blue whales' foraging behavior, aiding population management efforts  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Scientists can predict where and when blue whales are most likely to be foraging for food in the California Current Ecosystem, providing new insight that could aid in... more
Modeling predicts blue whales' foraging behavior, aiding population management efforts  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Scientists can predict where and when blue whales are most likely to be foraging for food in the California Current Ecosystem, providing new insight that could aid in... more
West Antarctic ice collapse may be prevented by snowing ocean water onto it  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
The ice sheet covering West Antarctica is at risk of sliding off into the ocean. While further ice-sheet destabilisation in other parts... more
Correcting historic sea surface temperature measurements  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Why did the oceans warm and cool at such different rates in the early 20th century? New research points to an answer both as mundane as a decimal point truncation and as complicated as global politics.... more
What counts for our climate: Carbon budgets untangled  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
The more CO2 we emit from burning coal and oil and gas, the more we heat our climate -- this sounds simple, and it is. Different analyzes have come up with different... more
Stabilizing the West Antarctic Ice Sheet by surface mass deposition  Science Magazine · 19 hours
There is evidence that a self-sustaining ice discharge from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) has started, potentially leading to its disintegration. The associated sea level rise of... more
West Antarctic ice collapse may be prevented by snowing ocean water onto it  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
A team of researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) is now scrutinising a daring way of stabilising the... more
Sea level rise requires extra management to maintain salt marshes  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Salt marshes are important habitats for fish and birds and protect coasts under sea level rise against stronger wave attacks. However, salt marshes themselves are much more vulnerable... more
Radiation in parts of Marshall Islands is higher than Chernobyl  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Radiation levels in parts of the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted nearly 70 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still... more
What counts for our climate: Carbon budgets untangled  nanowerk · 20 hours
Different analyzes have come up with different estimates of how much CO2 humankind can still emit if we want to hold global warming to the internationally agreed 1.5 and well below 2... more
Australia must commit to net-zero emissions says climate scientist  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
Murdoch University climate scientist Dr. Jatin Kala says coal needs to stay in the ground and fossil fuel emissions phased to net-zero starting now in order to limit global warming... more
Sea level rise requires extra management to maintain salt marshes  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
Salt marshes are important habitats for fish and birds and protect coasts under sea level rise against stronger wave attacks. However, marshes themselves are much more vulnerable than... more
Forest elephants are allies in the fight against climate change, finds research  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
Forest elephant extinction would exacerbate climate change. That's according to a new study in Nature Geoscience which links feeding by elephants with an increase... more
Planting trees could buy more time to fight climate change than thought  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 day
Earth has nearly a billion hectares suitable for new forests to start trapping carbon, a study finds. more
Decarbonizing travel in cities with electrified autonomous taxis  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Deploying a fleet of electric autonomous taxis in a city could result in an 87 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional vehicular travel, according to a new University of... more
Joshua trees facing extinction  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
They outlived mammoths and saber-toothed tigers. But without dramatic action to reduce climate change, new research shows Joshua trees won't survive much past this century. more
Tracking down climate change with radar eyes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Over the past 22 years, sea levels in the Arctic have risen an average of 2.2 millimeters per year. This is the conclusion of a research team after evaluating 1.5 billion radar measurements of... more
The counter-intuitive solution to getting people to care about climate change  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In a May episode of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Bill Nye the Science Guy took a blowtorch to a miniature globe. It was an... more
New study reports sea level rise in the Arctic  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Over the past 22 years, sea levels in the Arctic have risen an average of 2.2 millimeters per year. This is the conclusion of a Danish-German research team after evaluating... more
Climate change poses greater risk to global development than climate action does  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Climate action without careful planning and reform can be costly—but a new study shows that the benefits of global action on climate largely outweigh... more
Joshua trees facing extinction  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
They outlived mammoths and saber-toothed tigers. But without dramatic action to reduce climate change, new research shows Joshua trees won't survive much past this century. more
Some reef islands resilient to climate change: study  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The Pacific's low-lying reef islands are likely to change shape in response to climate change, rather than simply sinking beneath rising seas and becoming uninhabitable as previously assumed, new research has found. more
Comprehensive review of the future of CRISPR technology in crops  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
CRISPR is thought of as 'molecular scissors' used to cut and edit DNA, but researchers are now looking far beyond these applications. In a new comprehensive review, they... more
Thirty years of unique data reveal what's really killing coral reefs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Coral bleaching is not just due to a warming planet, but also a planet that is simultaneously being enriched with reactive nitrogen from sources like improperly... more
Thirty years of unique data reveal what's really killing coral reefs  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Coral reefs are considered one of the most threatened ecosystems on the planet and are dying at alarming rates around the world. Scientists attribute coral bleaching... more
‘Sunny day’ high tide floods are on the rise along U.S. coasts  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 days
Sea level rise led to record-breaking tidal flooding in cities along the U.S. East Coast, a NOAA report found. more
Hungry elephants fight climate change one mouthful at a time  Science Magazine · 3 days
The megamunchers change forest ecosystems to store more carbon over hundreds of years more
World's island conifers threatened with extinction from climate change  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A new study finds that climate change will put many conifer species native to small islands around the world on the road to extinction by 2070, even after allowing for... more
Study bolsters case that climate change is driving many California wildfires  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Against a backdrop of long-term rises in temperature in recent decades, California has seen ever higher spikes in seasonal wildfires, and, in the last two years,... more
Flooding: Britain's coastal towns and villages face a design challenge to cope with climate emergency  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
As an island nation, Britain has vulnerable communities that must be prepared for the impact of the climate... more
Warming climate intensifes summer drought in parts of US  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers using climate data from before and after the Industrial Revolution found that in regions with low soil moisture, higher temperatures brought about by climate change led to a 'coupling'... more
Back-to-back heatwaves kill more than two-thirds of coral  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
By comparing reefs before and after two extreme heatwaves only 12 months apart, a collaborative team of researchers including scientists from Bangor's School of Ocean Sciences found that living hard corals in... more
Model development is crucial in understanding climate change  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Numerical models are a key tool for climate scientists in understanding the past, present and future climate change arising from natural, unforced variability or in response to changes, according to Dr. Qing... more
Greenland’s Superfast ‘Ice Slides’ Could Be Bad News for Climate Change  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Greenland's ice sheet is sliding way more than previously thought, making it more vulnerable to a warming climate, according to a new study. more
Warming climate intensifies summer drought in parts of U.S., study finds  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Climate change is amplifying the intensity and likelihood of heatwaves during severe droughts in the southern plains and southwest United States, according to a new study... more
Empty nets as overfishing and climate change sap Lake Malawi  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
On the shores of Lake Malawi, a crowd eagerly awaits the arrival of a white and yellow cedarwood boat carrying its haul. more
Climate change surprise: It is helping grow more corn and soybeans in the Upper Midwest  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The uneven impact of climate change is actually helping corn and soybean farmers in the Upper Midwest. more
Gene identified that will help develop plants to fight climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Hidden underground networks of plant roots snake through the earth foraging for nutrients and water, similar to a worm searching for food. Yet, the genetic and... more
No new males: Climate change threat to Cape Verde turtles  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Rising temperatures could mean no male loggerhead turtles hatch at a key breeding ground by the end of this century, new research suggests. more
Coral skeleton crystals record ocean acidification  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
The acidification of the oceans is recorded in the crystals of the coral skeleton. This is a new tool for studying past environmental changes and combating climate change. Such is the main conclusion of a study... more
Concerned about climate change? Plant a Victory Garden  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Catherine McDonnell-Forney has been growing food at her Minneapolis home for the entire decade that she's lived there. But now she tends a registered Climate Victory Garden. more
It Sure Seems Like the Trump Administration Is Suppressing Reports of Climate Change at USGS  SPACE.COM · 7 days
Trump administration officials are removing references to climate change from U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) press releases, according to... more
Coral skeleton crystals record ocean acidification  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The acidification of the oceans is recorded in the crystals of coral skeletons. This is a new tool for studying past environmental changes and combating climate change. Such is the main conclusion of a study led... more
Climate change threatens Greenland's archeological sites: study  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
In Greenland, climate change isn't just a danger to ecosystems but also a threat to history, as global warming is affecting archeological remains, according to a study published Thursday. more
Gene identified that will help develop plants to fight climate change  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Hidden underground networks of plant roots snake through the earth foraging for nutrients and water, similar to a worm searching for food. Yet, the genetic and... more
No new males: Climate change threat to Cape Verde turtles  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Rising temperatures could mean no male loggerhead turtles hatch at a key breeding ground by the end of this century, new research suggests. more
City dwellers can have an outsized impact on curbing global warming  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
It's no secret that city folk like to eat, shop and travel. But all that consumption adds up to a hefty climate bill. more
Fair-weather flooding to spike as sea levels rise, NOAA says  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Seawater could spill into streets more often in the coming year as the ocean continues to rise at an accelerating rate. more
The value of vegetation  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The day Brazil's voters chose Jair Bolsonaro as their new President wasn't a good day for efforts to mitigate climate change. During the election campaign, the declared populist and would-be strongman vowed to end the "environmental activism" of his predecessors.... more
Harnessing big data and machine learning to forecast wildfires in the western U.S.  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The area burned by wildfires each year across the Western United States has increased by more than 300 percent over the past... more
The anthropology of climate change and glacier retreat  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Ben Orlove, an anthropologist, has conducted field work in the Peruvian Andes, East Africa, the Italian Alps and Aboriginal Australia. His early work focused on agriculture, fisheries and rangelands. More recently he... more
Genetic breakthrough in cereal crops could help improve yields worldwide  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A team of scientists has achieved a breakthrough in the genetics of senescence in cereal crops with the potential to dramatically impact the future of food security in... more
Thicker pavement is more cost effective down the road  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Pavements, which are vulnerable to increased temperatures and excessive flooding due to sea level rise, can crack and crumble. Climate change can be a major contributor and as greenhouse gas... more
Heat, salt, drought: This barley can withstand the challenges of climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new line of barley achieves good crop yields even under poor environmental conditions. It has been bred by crossing a common variety of... more
Research finds thicker pavement is more cost effective down the road  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
As the summer months heat up, so will the asphalt and other materials used to make roads. Pavements, which are vulnerable to increased temperatures and excessive... more
Genetic breakthrough in cereal crops could help improve yields worldwide  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A team of Clemson University scientists has achieved a breakthrough in the genetics of senescence in cereal crops with the potential to dramatically impact the future of food... more
Temperature sensitivity of SOM decomposition governed by aggregate protection and microbial communities  Science Magazine · 1 week
Temperature sensitivity (Q10) of soil organic matter (SOM) decomposition is a crucial parameter for predicting the fate of soil carbon (C) under global warming.... more
Paris Agreement does not rule out ice-free Arctic  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A research team reveals a considerable chance for an ice-free Arctic Ocean at global warming limits stipulated in the Paris Agreement. more
Scientists say rising seas will break flooding records  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Federal scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year due to rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino weather... more
Heat, salt, drought: This barley can withstand the challenges of climate change  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Research for the benefit of food security: A new line of barley achieves good crop yields even under poor environmental conditions. It has been... more
Paris declares 'climate emergency'  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Paris, which in 2015 hosted the signing of a historic agreement on fighting global warming, on Tuesday declared a climate emergency following similar moves by other cities and national parliaments. more
UN: Climate change undercutting work to end poverty, hunger  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Hunger is growing and the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by 2030 and meet other U.N. goals, mainly because progress is being undermined by the impact... more
Improved model could help scientists better predict crop yield, climate change effects  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new computer model incorporates how microscopic pores on leaves may open in response to light -- an advance that could help scientists create... more
A clearer picture of global ice sheet mass  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Fluctuations in the masses of the world's largest ice sheets carry important consequences for future sea level rise, but understanding the complicated interplay of atmospheric conditions, snowfall input and melting processes has... more
Rising tundra temperatures create worrying changes in microbial communities  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Rising temperatures in the tundra of the Earth's northern latitudes could affect microbial communities in ways likely to increase their production of greenhouse gases methane and carbon dioxide, a new... more
Semi-arid land in China has expanded in recent decades and probably will continue to expand  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Drylands cover approximately 50% of the land surface in China, among which semi-arid regions are the main dryland... more
Improved model could help scientists better predict crop yield, climate change effects  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new computer model incorporates how microscopic pores on leaves may open in response to light—an advance that could help scientists create virtual plants... more
Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Farmers are used to dealing with weather, but climate change is making it harder by altering temperature and rainfall patterns, as in this year's unusually cool... more
Study projects a key role for carbon capture and storage in China  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change—keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if not 1.5 C—will be... more
Paris Agreement does not rule out ice-free Arctic  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Research published in this week's issue of Nature Communications reveals a considerable chance for an ice-free Arctic Ocean at global warming limits stipulated in the Paris Agreement. Scientists from South Korea, Australia... more
A clearer picture of global ice sheet mass  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Fluctuations in the masses of the world's largest ice sheets carry important consequences for future sea level rise, but understanding the complicated interplay of atmospheric conditions, snowfall input and melting processes has... more
First all-digital nuclear reactor system in the US installed at Purdue University  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Nuclear power plants generate 20% of the nation's electricity and are the largest clean energy source in the U.S. But to further offset climate... more
It Sure Seems Like the Trump Administration Is Suppressing Reports of Climate Change at USGS  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Trump administration officials are removing references to climate change from U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) press releases, according to... more
Rising tundra temperatures create worrying changes in microbial communities  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Rising temperatures in the tundra of the Earth's northern latitudes could affect microbial communities in ways likely to increase their production of greenhouse gases methane and carbon dioxide, a new... more
Instability in Antarctic ice projected to make sea level rise rapidly  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Images of vanishing Arctic ice and mountain glaciers are jarring, but their potential contributions to sea level rise are no match for Antarctica's, even if receding... more
Producing graphene from carbon dioxide  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The general public knows the chemical compound of carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas in the atmosphere and because of its global-warming effect. However, carbon dioxide can also be a useful raw material for chemical reactions. A working... more
Fish die-offs linked to hotter summers  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Fish die-offs in Wisconsin lakes are expected to double by mid-century and quadruple by 2100 due to warmer summer temperatures, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change. more
Climate change and deforestation together push tropical species towards extinction  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Only 38 per cent of tropical forest is 'wildlife friendly' as a result of deforestation, increasing the likelihood that vulnerable species will go extinct, say scientists. more
Why is east Asian summer monsoon circulation enhanced under global warming?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The near-surface southerly wind is a key feature of East Asian summer monsoon (EASM) circulation, and a stronger EASM circulation leads to a northward shift of... more
Climate change and deforestation together push tropical species towards extinction  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Only 38 per cent of tropical forest is 'wildlife friendly' as a result of deforestation, increasing the likelihood that vulnerable species will go extinct, say scientists. more
Regulation and reality in reducing global warming  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
While Donald Trump's functionaries continue to deny the science of climate change, American states are setting ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets and nations all over the world are struggling to deal with the difficulty... more
New study shows public wants renewables—but the government is not listening  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Subsidies for onshore wind power were cut by the UK government in 2015. Then the main reasons given were that it was too expensive and that... more
Summer Eurasian nonuniform warming found related to the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The positive-phase of Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) can indeed cause Eurasian summer nonuniform warming, according to Prof. Shuanglin Li, Dean of Atmospheric Science at the University... more
Expert panel identifies top climate risks for Canada, potential for adaptation  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has identified Canada's top climate change risks and determined that many costs and damages could... more
Top climate risks for Canada, potential for adaptation  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
An expert panel has identified Canada's top climate change risks and determined that many costs and damages could be avoided with prompt and thoughtful adaptation. more
Shoring up coastal defences  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Throughout civilisation, coastal defences have been an issue for those people who live by the sea. Now, climate change and its implications for rising sea levels make the issue increasingly pressing for more and more people. Research published in the... more
Producing graphene from carbon dioxide  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The general public knows the chemical compound of carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas in the atmosphere and because of its global-warming effect. However, carbon dioxide can also be a useful raw material for chemical reactions. A working... more
Climate change could make real estate worth billions obsolete unless owners act now  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
From the school strikes for climate, to Extinction Rebellion protests and calls for a Green New Deal, citizens around the world are... more
Producing graphene from carbon dioxide  nanowerk · 1 week
Direct conversion of greenhouse gas carbon dioxide to multi-layer graphene using copper-palladium alloys. more
Want to Fight Climate Change? Plant 1 Trillion Trees.  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Want to help save the world from climate change? Then grab some seeds, or some seedlings, and start planting trees like there's no tomorrow. more
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Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies
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First all-digital nuclear reactor system in the US installed at Purdue University
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Study predicts more long-term sea level rise from Greenland ice
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