A scientific paper published this week predicts climate change will send beer prices skyrocketing and drastically reduce the barley crop. It got tons of media attention. But is beer really doomed?... NPR · 3 months
How can we use the National Climate Assessment to prepare for climate change?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Every four years, the National Climate Assessment evaluates the state of climate science and the impact of climate change in the U.S.,... more
Existentialism: A guiding philosophy for tackling climate change in cities?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The evidence of human-induced climate change is clear. At minimum, climate change will cost us dearly due to the economic impacts and lives lost from the increased frequency... more
Climate model uncertainties ripe to be squeezed  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The latest climate models and observations offer unprecedented opportunities to reduce the remaining uncertainties in future climate change, according to a paper published in Nature Climate Change by a team of 29 international authors. more
Research reveals strategies for combating science misinformation  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Just as the scientific community was reaching a consensus on the dangerous reality of climate change, the partisan divide on climate change began to widen. more
Teach kids about climate change? This state might require it  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
A legislative proposal in Connecticut would mandate instruction on climate change in public schools statewide, beginning in elementary school. more
Climate change affects breeding birds  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The breeding seasons of wild house finches are shifting due to climate change, a Washington State University researcher has found. more
Climate change affects breeding birds  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The breeding seasons of wild house finches are shifting due to climate change, a Washington State University researcher has found. more
Climate change leading to water shortage in Andes, Himalayas  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 month
Climate change could have devastating effects on vulnerable residents in the Andes mountains and the Tibetan plateau, according to researchers who have been studying glaciers in those areas for decades. more
Climate change leading to water shortage in Andes, Himalayas  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Climate change could have devastating effects on vulnerable residents in the Andes mountains and the Tibetan plateau, according to researchers at The Ohio State University who have been studying glaciers... more
The full story on climate change requires the long view  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
The science is clear that human activities over the last century have contributed to greenhouse-like warming of the Earth's surface. Much of the global conversation around climate change... more
Differentiating summer and winter rainfall in South Asia around 4.2 ka climatic 'event'  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Climate change has the potential to have affected ancient civilizations by spurring migrations and changes in cropping strategies, and the¬se questions are... more
Climate change spells disaster for small businesses in southern Africa  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
What do you picture when you think about climate change? Perhaps you see failing crops, rising sea levels or melting glaciers. But what about struggling small businesses? more
Chilean Patagonia: an open-air lab to study climate change  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
In one of the most inhospitable places on Earth, the southernmost part of Chile's Patagonia region, scientists are studying whales, dolphins and algae in order to help predict how climate... more
The full story on climate change requires the long view  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers offer a new calculation that provides the long view of what nine different world regions have contributed to climate change since 1900. They also show how that... more
Climate model uncertainties ripe to be squeezed  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The latest climate models and observations offer unprecedented opportunities to reduce the remaining uncertainties in future climate change, according to a new article. more
Climate change: Effect on sperm could hold key to species extinction  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Since the 1980s, increasingly frequent and intense heatwaves have contributed to more deaths than any other extreme weather event. The fingerprints of extreme events and climate... more
How climate change is affecting small Sierra Nevada lakes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists at the University of California, Davis, are taking the temperature—and other measurements—of lakes of all sizes and shapes throughout the mountains of California to see how climate change is... more
Climate action must now focus on the global rich and their corporations  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The latest UN climate talks, known as COP24, have just concluded. The supposed story this time was one of a grinding victory by the... more
Store craft beer in a cool place and consume it as fresh as possible  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
A new study shows that craft beer should be kept cool and consumed as fresh as possible. After three months,... more
Using climate information to protect vulnerable populations in Bangladesh  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
While traveling to Europe, Asia, and Africa as a graduate student, Melody Braun saw the effects that climate change was already having on vulnerable communities, and she realized that she... more
For these birds, climate change spells a rise in fatal conflicts  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have found yet another way in which climate change has been detrimental to migrating birds. As European winters have become warmer, pied flycatchers traveling from... more
Carbon labeling can reduce greenhouse gases even if it doesn't change consumer behavior  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In a new commentary piece published Dec. 18 in Nature Climate Change, Michael Vandenbergh, David Daniels Allen Distinguished Professor of Law and... more
European wheat lacks climate resilience  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have found that current breeding programs and cultivar selection practices do not provide the needed resilience to climate change. more
For these birds, climate change spells a rise in fatal conflicts  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Researchers have found yet another way in which climate change has been detrimental to migrating birds. As European winters have become warmer, pied flycatchers traveling from... more
Climate change is putting wildlife at risk in the world's oldest lake  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Climate change and human disturbance are putting wildlife in the world's oldest and deepest lake at risk, according to a new study by the... more
Store craft beer in a cool place and consume it as fresh as possible  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A new study by the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (Leibniz-LSB@TUM) shows that craft... more
How climate change caused the world's first empire to collapse  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Gol-e-Zard Cave lies in the shadow of Mount Damavand, which at more than 5,000 metres dominates the landscape of northern Iran. In this cave, stalagmites and stalactites are... more
Warning to Davos: world 'sleep-walking' into climate disaster  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
The risks of catastrophic weather and flooding from climate change top the list of concerns for business leaders heading into next week's World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. more
Paper outlines how L.A. County can adapt its water supply for climate change  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The climate is changing, Earth's population is growing and more people are living in cities. That means urban areas—particularly those in arid... more
Western-led team may unlock rocky secrets of Mars
PHYS.ORG
Scorecarding the dictators: How rating countries' behavior can change it
PHYS.ORG
Habitable planets around red dwarf stars might not get enough photons to support plant life
PHYS.ORG
Cities could play a key role in pollinator conservation
PHYS.ORG
Roll-up screens and 8K resolution: What the future of television looks like
PHYS.ORG
Mapping the world's 'blue carbon' hot spots in coastal mangrove forests
PHYS.ORG
Climate change spells disaster for small businesses in southern Africa
PHYS.ORG
It looks like dark matter can be heated up and moved around
PHYS.ORG
Video: Fifteen years imaging the Red Planet
PHYS.ORG
Researcher creates 'minimal chair' that can ship flat, take seconds to assemble with no tools
PHYS.ORG
Climate change: Effect on sperm could hold key to species extinction
PHYS.ORG
TESS rounds up its first planets, snares far-flung supernovae
PHYS.ORG
3-D scans of bat skulls help natural history museums open up dark corners of their collections
PHYS.ORG
Video: Climate change—it (doesn't have to be) what's for dinner
PHYS.ORG
These are the most-read Science News stories of 2018
SCIENCE-NEWS
Fresh