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How Gratitude For Nature Can Rein In Your Existential Angst About Climate Change
How Gratitude For Nature Can Rein In Your Existential Angst About Climate Change
by Barbara Jane Davy, University of Waterloo
We’re all going to die. This is the repeated warning about climate change in some media: if we don’t change our ways we…
Why Sustainability Rankings Don't Always Identify Sustainable Companies
Why Sustainability Rankings Don't Always Identify Sustainable Companies
by Rumina Dhalla and Felix Arndt, University of Guelph
As consumers and investors, we often look at environmental, social and governance (ESG) rankings to guide our purchase,…
Why The Ocean Becoming More Stable Might Not Be A Good Thing
Why The Ocean Becoming More Stable Might Not Be A Good Thing
by Phil Hosegood, University of Plymouth
If you’ve ever been seasick, “stable” may be the last word you associate with the ocean. But as global temperatures…
Protect Fish To Increase Catches − And Cut Carbon
Protect Fish To Increase Catches − And Cut Carbon
by Tim Radford
There is a clear way to get more value from the seas: protect fish. New research confirms an old argument.
How To Stop Psychopaths and Narcissists From Winning Positions of Power
How To Stop Psychopaths and Narcissists From Winning Positions of Power
by Steve Taylor, Leeds Beckett University
In the past, this was mostly due to hereditary systems which assigned power to kings and lords and others, who often…
Antarctica's Ice Shelves Are Trembling As Global Temperatures Rise – What Happens Next Is Up To Us
Antarctica's Ice Shelves Are Trembling As Global Temperatures Rise – What Happens Next Is Up To Us
by Ella Gilbert, University of Reading
Images of colossal chunks of ice plunging into the sea accompany almost every news story about climate change. It can…
Solar Geoengineering Is Worth Studying But Not A Substitute For Cutting Emissions
Solar Geoengineering Is Worth Studying But Not A Substitute For Cutting Emissions
by James W. Hurrell, Colorado State University et al
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine tackles a controversial question: Is…
How Children Are Taking European States To Court Over The Climate Crisis – And Changing The Law
How Children Are Taking European States To Court Over The Climate Crisis – And Changing The Law
by Aoife Daly, University College Cork et al
Even before Greta Thunberg launched her school strike for climate at age 15, youth activists have been key players in…

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UK Land Now Stores 7% More Carbon Than 300 Years Ago And What That Means For The Environment
UK Land Now Stores 7% More Carbon Than 300 Years Ago And What That Means For The Environment
by Victoria Janes-Bassett and Jess Davies, Lancaster University
Limiting global warming to 1.5°C and avoiding the worst effects of climate change will take more than eliminating…
Why Rising Carbon Emissions Might Not Make The Earth Uninhabitable
Why Rising Carbon Emissions Might Not Make The Earth Uninhabitable
by Laura Revell, University of Canterbury
Even with all humanity’s carbon emissions to date, there’s a lot less carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere than Venus,…
Emissions Of Methane Are Rising Dangerously
Emissions Of Methane Are Rising Dangerously
by Pep Canadell, CSIRO; et al
Fossil fuels and agriculture are driving a dangerous acceleration in methane emissions, at a rate consistent with a…
Antarctica's Ice Shelves Are Trembling As Global Temperatures Rise – What Happens Next Is Up To Us
Antarctica's Ice Shelves Are Trembling As Global Temperatures Rise – What Happens Next Is Up To Us
by Ella Gilbert, University of Reading
Images of colossal chunks of ice plunging into the sea accompany almost every news story about climate change. It can…
Why Huge Volcanic Eruption Didn't Cause Climate Change And Mass Extinction 140 Million Years Ago
Why Huge Volcanic Eruption Didn't Cause Climate Change And Mass Extinction 140 Million Years Ago
by Joshua Davies, Université du Québec à Montréal et al
Mass extinctions are times in Earth’s past when large proportions of life suddenly and catastrophically died. These…
Tree Rings And Weather Data Warn Of Megadrought
Tree Rings And Weather Data Warn Of Megadrought
by Tim Radford
Farmers in the US West know they have a drought, but may not yet realise these arid years could become a megadrought.
The Last Ice Age Tells Us Why We Need To Care About A 2℃ Change In Temperature
The Last Ice Age Tells Us Why We Need To Care About A 2℃ Change In Temperature
by Alan N Williams, et al
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that without a substantial decrease…
Why We Can't Blame Climate Change On Solar Activity
Why We Can't Blame Climate Change On Solar Activity
by Gareth Dorrian and Ian Whittaker
The past decade (2010-2019) was the hottest on record and five of the top 10 warmest single years have all occurred…

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The Last Ice Age Tells Us Why We Need To Care About A 2℃ Change In Temperature
The Last Ice Age Tells Us Why We Need To Care About A 2℃ Change In Temperature
by Alan N Williams, et al
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that without a substantial decrease…
Earth Has Stayed Habitable For Billions Of Years – Exactly How Lucky Did We Get?
Earth Has Stayed Habitable For Billions Of Years – Exactly How Lucky Did We Get?
by Toby Tyrrell
It took evolution 3 or 4 billion years to produce Homo sapiens. If the climate had completely failed just once in that…
How Mapping The Weather 12,000 Years Ago Can Help Predict Future Climate Change
How Mapping The Weather 12,000 Years Ago Can Help Predict Future Climate Change
by Brice Rea
The end of the last ice age, around 12,000 years ago, was characterised by a final cold phase called the Younger Dryas.…
The Caspian Sea Is Set To Fall By 9 Metres Or More This Century
The Caspian Sea Is Set To Fall By 9 Metres Or More This Century
by Frank Wesselingh and Matteo Lattuada
Imagine you are on the coast, looking out to sea. In front of you lies 100 metres of barren sand that looks like a…
Venus Was Once More Earth-like, But Climate Change Made It Uninhabitable
Venus Was Once More Earth-like, But Climate Change Made It Uninhabitable
by Richard Ernst
We can learn a lot about climate change from Venus, our sister planet. Venus currently has a surface temperature of…
Five Climate Disbeliefs: A Crash Course In Climate Misinformation
The Five Climate Disbeliefs: A Crash Course In Climate Misinformation
by John Cook
This video is a crash course in climate misinformation, summarizing the key arguments used to cast doubt on the reality…
The Arctic Hasn't Been This Warm For 3 Million Years and That Means Big Changes For The Planet
The Arctic Hasn't Been This Warm For 3 Million Years and That Means Big Changes For The Planet
by Julie Brigham-Grette and Steve Petsch
Every year, sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean shrinks to a low point in mid-September. This year it measures just 1.44…
What Is A Hurricane Storm Surge and Why Is It So Dangerous?
What Is A Hurricane Storm Surge and Why Is It So Dangerous?
by Anthony C. Didlake Jr
As Hurricane Sally headed for the northern Gulf Coast on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, forecasters warned of a…

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The US Electric Power Sector Is Halfway To Zero Carbon Emissions
The US Electric Power Sector Is Halfway To Zero Carbon Emissions
by Bentham Paulos, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory et al
So far 17 states plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico have adopted laws or executive orders setting goals for…
Hydrogen Is One Future Fuel Oil Execs And Environmentalists Could Both Support As Rival Countries Search For Climate Solutions
Hydrogen Is One Future Fuel Oil Execs And Environmentalists Could Both Support As Rival Countries Search For Climate Solutions
by John Ballantine, Brandeis University
The 2015 Paris Agreement was a groundbreaking diplomatic effort – 196 countries committed to prevent average…
Climate Change Threatens Coffee – But We’ve Found A Delicious Wild Species That Could Help Save Your Morning Brew
Climate Change Threatens Coffee – But We’ve Found A Delicious Wild Species That Could Help Save Your Morning Brew
by Aaron P Davis, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
The world loves coffee. More precisely, it loves arabica coffee. From the smell of its freshly ground beans through to…
Competition Heats Up In The Melting Arctic, And The Us Isn't Prepared To Counter Russia
Competition Heats Up In The Melting Arctic, And The US Isn't Prepared To Counter Russia
by Rockford Weitz, Tufts University
For decades, the frozen Arctic was little more than a footnote in global economic competition, but that’s changing as…
Global Farming Feels The Impacts Of Global Heating
Global Farming Feels The Impacts Of Global Heating
by Tim Radford
Global heating has already set back farming around the world, and wiped out seven years of steady advance.
Interstate Water Wars Are Heating Up Along With The Climate
Interstate Water Wars Are Heating Up Along With The Climate
by Robert Glennon, University of Arizona
Interstate water disputes are as American as apple pie. States often think a neighboring state is using more than its…
As Extreme Fires Transform Alaska's Boreal Forest, More Aspen And Birch Are Coming In And That Can Slow Fires And Their Climate Impact
As Extreme Fires Transform Alaska's Boreal Forest, More Aspen And Birch Are Coming In And That Can Slow Fires And Their Climate Impact
by Jill Johnstone, University of Saskatchewan et al
Fire is a hot topic these days, particularly when it comes to the boreal forest, the vast expanse of trees that…
Would A Carbon Tax On Imports Be The Climate Solution Officials Expect?
Would A Carbon Tax On Imports Be The Climate Solution Officials Expect?
by Timothy Hamilton, University of Richmond
The European Union is considering a new tax on imports as it tries to fight climate change, and the U.S. is raising…

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