How Carbon Farming Can Help Solve Climate Change

How Carbon Farming Can Help Solve Climate Change

David Burton, Dalhousie University
Under the 2015 Paris Agreement, nations pledged to keep the average global temperature rise to below 2C above…
How Telling The Right Stories Can Make People Act On Climate Change
How Telling The Right Stories Can Make People Act On Climate Change
by Tom van Laer, City, University of London and Ross Gordon, Macquarie University
The latest UN Climate Change Conference since the 2015 Paris Agreement is taking place in Bonn between November 6-17 –…
How Climate Change Affects The Building Blocks For Health
How Climate Change Affects The Building Blocks For Health
by Alistair Woodward, University of Auckland
In August 2016, a third of the residents of the North Island township Havelock North fell acutely ill with…
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How Has Air Quality Been Affected By The US Fracking Boom?
by Gunnar W. Schade, Texas A&M University
Urban air pollution in the U.S. has been decreasing near continuously since the 1970s.
Ice Cores Indicate Even Higher Methane Emissions Than Previously Believed
Ice Cores Indicate Even Higher Methane Emissions Than Previously Believed
by Lindsey Valich-University of Rochester
Humans are probably contributing more methane to the atmosphere through fossil fuel use and extraction than scientists…
The Burger Apocalypse: Low Carbon Eating And Avoiding Food Waste
The Burger Apocalypse: Low Carbon Eating And Avoiding Food Waste
by Tony Curran, University of Southampton
More than 95% of people still eat meat and don’t like being told that it is wrong and bad for the planet to do so. But…
World Hunger Is Increasing Due To Wars And Climate Change
World Hunger Is Increasing Due To Wars And Climate Change
by Leah Samberg, University of Minnesota
Around the globe, about 815 million people – 11 percent of the world’s population – went hungry in 2016, according to…
How Antarctic Ice Melt Can Be A Tipping Point For The Whole Planet's Climate
How Antarctic Ice Melt Can Be A Tipping Point For The Whole Planet's Climate
by Chris Turney, UNSW; et al.
Melting of Antarctica’s ice can trigger rapid warming on the other side of the planet, according to our new research…
Does Eating Grass-fed Beef Help Fight Climate Change?

Does Eating Grass-fed Beef Help Fight Climate Change?

Tara Garnett, University of Oxford
Beef gets a bad press, environmentally speaking. We’re bombarded with reports highlighting its high carbon footprint…
Could Climate Change Benefit Some Northeastern Farms?
Could Climate Change Benefit Some Northeastern Farms?
by Jeff Mulhollem-Penn State University
Some aspects of climate change could benefit certain forms of agriculture in the Northeastern United States, new…
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How Sunlight And Microbes In Permafrost Add Carbon To Atmosphere
by Morgan Sherburne-University Of Michigan
Microbes in permafrost that eat sun-weakened carbon and convert it into carbon dioxide may be providing a major pathway…
Why People Around The World Fear Climate Change More Than Americans Do
Why People Around The World Fear Climate Change More Than Americans Do
by Gregory J. Carbone, University of South Carolina
When asked about major threats to their country, Europeans are more likely than Americans to cite global climate…
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Why Americans Are Embracing Climate Change Realities
by Bill Moyers Interviews Robert Jay Lifton
Robert Jay Lifton was born 91 years ago. Living through the catastrophes of the 20th century — world war, tyrannical…
Why Iron Added Naturally In The Pacific Ocean May Have Slowed Climate Change
Why Iron Added Naturally In The Pacific Ocean May Have Slowed Climate Change
by Keith Randall-Texas A&M University
Researchers have found at least eight occurrences of iron penetrating the Pacific Ocean, with each occurrence likely…
Study Shows Wetlands Can Significantly Reduce Property Damage
Study Shows Wetlands Can Significantly Reduce Property Damage
by Siddharth Narayan and Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz
A 12-year “hurricane drought” during which no major hurricanes formed in the Atlantic ended dramatically in 2017. The…
Solar Is Now The Most Popular Form Of New Electricity Generation Worldwide
Solar Is Now The Most Popular Form Of New Electricity Generation Worldwide
by Andrew Blakers, Australian National University
Solar has become the world’s favourite new type of electricity generation, according to global data showing that more…
What Climate Change Means For Northern, Colder Cities

What Climate Change Means For Northern, Colder Cities

Julie Cohen-UC Santa Barbara
A new study outlines some of the effects that climate change will have on northern cities with cold climates, including…
Irma And Harvey: Very Different Storms, But Both Affected By Climate Change
Irma And Harvey: Very Different Storms, But Both Affected By Climate Change
by Andrew King, University of Melbourne
There has been no let up since Hurricane Harvey dumped record-breaking rains on the Houston area of Texas. Hurricane…
How I Came To Know That I Am A Closet Climate Denier
How I Came To Know That I Am A Closet Climate Denier
by Joy Murray, University of Sydney
What we believe and how we act don’t always stack up. Recently, in considering what it means to live in a post-truth…
What Made The Rain In Hurricane Harvey So Extreme?
What Made The Rain In Hurricane Harvey So Extreme?
by Russ Schumacher, Colorado State University
The rainfall from Harvey has now exceeded the amount from the previous record-bearer, Tropical Storm Amelia in 1978.
Why Is Climate Change's 2 Degrees Celsius Of Warming Limit So Important?
Why Is Climate Change's 2 Degrees Celsius Of Warming Limit So Important?
by David Titley, Pennsylvania State University
If you read or listen to almost any article about climate change, it’s likely the story refers in some way to the “2…
How Psychology Can Help Us Solve Climate Change
How Psychology Can Help Us Solve Climate Change
by Nadira Faber, Research Fellow , University of Oxford
Time to cooperate. The Paris agreement on climate change calls for a global responsibility to cooperate. As we are…
100% Renewable By 2050: The Technology Already Exists To Make It Happen
100% Renewable By 2050: The Technology Already Exists To Make It Happen
by Dénes Csala, Lancaster University and Sgouris Sgouridis, Masdar Institute
Most of the world could switch to 100% renewable energy by 2050, creating millions of jobs, saving millions of lives…
Greenland: How Rapid Climate Change On World’s Largest Island Will Affect Us all
Greenland: How Rapid Climate Change On World’s Largest Island Will Affect Us All
by Kathryn Adamson, Manchester Metropolitan University
The largest wildfire ever recorded in Greenland was recently spotted close to the west coast town of Sisimiut, not far…