How Australian Farmers Are Adapting To Climate Change

How Australian Farmers Are Adapting To Climate Change

Neal Hughes, Australian National University
2016-17 has been a great year for Australian farmers, with record production, exports and profits. These records have…
Why We Should Be Turning Waste Into Fuel
Why We Should Be Turning Waste Into Fuel
by Nick Florin and Ben Madden, University of Technology Sydney
The federal government recently announced that it is giving recycling company ResourceCo a loan of A$30 million to…
How Britain's 1953 Storm Surge Kicked Off The Debate On Climate Change
How Britain's 1953 Storm Surge Kicked Off The Debate On Climate Change
by Matthew Kelly, Northumbria University, Newcastle
Towns and villages along the east coast of England were put on red alert on Friday 13 January.
This South Pacific Island Of Rubbish Shows Our Plastic Habit
This South Pacific Island Of Rubbish Shows Our Plastic Habit
by Jennifer Lavers, University of Tasmania
A remote South Pacific island has the highest density of plastic debris reported anywhere on the planet, our new study…
How Our Environment Can Influence Our Health
How Our Environment Can Influence Our Health
by Emmanuel Tsekleves, Lancaster University
We are told that we are a nation of couch potatoes, lacking the will and the strength to turn around the obesity…
The World's Scientists Are Taking On The Greenhouse Gas Challenge
The World's Scientists Are Taking On The Greenhouse Gas Challenge
by Tim Radford
Ingenuity in laboratories worldwide is harnessing microbes, water and hot air to produce different types of renewable…
Warming could exceed 1.5°C limit by 2026
Global Warming Could Exceed The 1.5°C Temperature Limit By 2026
by Tim Radford
The planet is on course to breach the internationally agreed warming limit of 1.5°C within 10 years, according to new…
Does Your County Believe In Climate Change? Check The Map
Does Your County Believe In Climate Change? Check The Map
by Nora Drake, University of California, Santa Barbara, Yale University
A new detailed, easily navigable opinion map clarifies what people in each county, city, and even congressional…
Ten Years After The Crisis, What Is Now Happening To The World's Bees?

Ten Years After The Crisis, What Is Now Happening To The World's Bees?

Simon Klein, Université de Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier and Andrew Barron, Macquarie University
Ten years ago, beekeepers in the United States raised the alarm that thousands of their hives were mysteriously empty…
In Face Of Danger Humans Are Better At Rapid Change Than We Think
In Face Of Danger, Humans Are Better At Rapid Change Than We Think
by Alex Kirby
A new study provides evidence that humans are capable of radically altering the world around us, and offers hope in the…
Why Global Warming Slowdown Claims Are Not Credible
Why Global Warming Slowdown Claims Are Not Credible
by Alex Kirby
Much of the public and scientific discussion around a slowdown, or hiatus, in the rate of global warming has been…
Deadly Heat Stress Could Threaten Hundreds Of Millions Even If Climate Targets Reached
Deadly Heat Stress Could Threaten Hundreds Of Millions Even If Climate Targets Reached
by Tom Matthews, Liverpool John Moores University
Deadly heat stress is projected to affect hundreds of millions more people each year under relatively little additional…
2016 Is The Year Coal Collapsed For Britain's Electricity Generation
2016 Is The Year Coal Collapsed For Britain's Electricity Generation
by Grant Wilson, University of Sheffield and Iain Staffell, Imperial College London
Socially and politically, 2016 was a momentous year for Britain. It was also a record breaking year for energy and the…
The Extraordinary Return Of Sea Otters To Glacier Bay Alaska
The Extraordinary Return Of Sea Otters To Glacier Bay Alaska
by Perry Williams and Mevin Hooten, Colorado State University
Human beings have a long history of persecuting apex predators such as wolves, tigers and leopards. The loss of these…
How To Know If Climate Change Caused The Weather
How To Know If Climate Change Caused The Weather
by Ker Than, Stanford University
After an unusually intense heat wave, downpour, or drought, Noah Diffenbaugh and his research group inevitably get…
Fixing Methane Leaks Wouldn’t Cost That Much
Fixing Methane Leaks Wouldn’t Cost That Much
by Danielle Torrent Tucker, Stanford University
The US Environmental Protection Agency recently enacted regulations to reduce methane emissions from oil and natural…
Do We Need To Think About Redefining Citizenship?

Do We Need To Think About Redefining Citizenship?

Sam Solnick, University of Liverpool
The hottest year on record was 2016. It was also the year scientists advised that Earth’s citizens were now living in…
Just One Change Can Make The Entire Food Web Unstable
Just One Change Can Make The Entire Food Web Unstable
by Andrea Elyse Messer, Penn State
Seeing how a new crop or missing animal affects the food web of the Ancestral Puebloan southwestern United States could…
Your City Could Be The One Exporting Deadly Air Pollution
Your City Could Be The One Exporting Deadly Air Pollution
by Gary Haq, University of York
Air pollution is often seen as a local problem requiring local and regional solutions. Karachi, London, Lagos, Mexico…
Also Need To Reduce The Amount Of Carbon In The Atmosphere
Why We Also Need To Reduce The Amount Of Carbon In The Atmosphere
by Eelco Rohling, Australian National University
Getting climate change under control is a formidable, multifaceted challenge. Analysis by my colleagues and me suggests…
How Will We Protect Nuclear Safety In This Anti-regulatory Climate?
How Will We Protect Nuclear Safety In This Anti-regulatory Climate?
by William J. Kinsella, North Carolina State University
The Trump administration and congressional Republicans have undertaken a wide-ranging effort to shrink the federal…
How Climate Predictions And Climate Reality Is Starting To Converge
How Climate Predictions And Climate Reality Is Starting To Converge
by Hannah Hickey, University of Washington
Scientists studying climate change have long debated exactly how much hotter Earth will become given certain amounts of…
Providing Sustainable Energy Worldwide Isn’t Just About Gadgets And Dollars
Providing Sustainable Energy Worldwide Isn’t Just About Gadgets And Dollars
by David Ockwell and Rob Byrne, University of Sussex
Around the world, 1.1 billion people have no electricity and 2.9 billion can’t cook with “clean” energy. The…
Why We Should Be Using Carbon Capture For Other Industries Than Clean Coal
Why We Should Be Using Carbon Capture For Other Industries Than Clean Coal
by Alfonso Martínez Arranz, Monash University
Since the February blackouts in South Australia, the Australian government has increased its interest in carbon dioxide…

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