How Much Plastic Does It Take To Kill A Turtle?

How Much Plastic Does It Take To Kill A Turtle?

Britta Denise Hardesty, Chris Wilcox, Kathy Ann Townsend and Qamar Schuyler
We know there is a lot of plastic in the ocean, and that turtles (and other endangered species) are eating it. It is…
How Meteorologists Predict The Next Big Hurricane
How Meteorologists Predict The Next Big Hurricane
by Mark Bourassa and Vasu Misra, Florida State University
Hurricane Florence is heading toward the U.S. coast, right at the height of hurricane season. Hurricanes can cause…
Will We Repeat Prehistoric Vegetation Loss
Will We Repeat Prehistoric Vegetation Loss?
by Mari Jensen
Unless we reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the current warming from climate change may drive a dramatic shift in…
What We Can Learn From China’s Fight Against Environmental Ruin
What We Can Learn From China’s Fight Against Environmental Ruin
by Brett Bryan and Lei Gao
A good news story about China’s environment is something you don’t hear every day. But a major review published today…
Extreme Weather In Europe Linked To Less Sea Ice And Warming In The Barents Sea
Extreme Weather In Europe Linked To Less Sea Ice And Warming In The Barents Sea
by Yueng-Djern Lenn, Benjamin Barton, and Camille Lique
The cold, remote Arctic Ocean and its surrounding marginal seas have experienced climate change at a rate not seen at…
5 Ways Communities Are Coping With Climate Anxiety
5 Ways Communities Are Coping With Climate Anxiety
by Katie Hayes, Blake Poland, Mark Hathaway
This summer, wildfires erupted in California, torrential rains flooded parts of Japan, and record-breaking temperatures…
Do Hurricanes Feel The Effects Of Climate Change?
Do Hurricanes Feel The Effects Of Climate Change?
by Chanh Kieu
Hurricane Harvey, with its historical amount of rainfall over Texas, followed by a string of Hurricanes Irma, Jose and…
Why China Wants To Dominate The World's Green Energy Markets
Why China Wants To Dominate The World's Green Energy Markets
by Chris G. Pope
Renewable energy is increasingly inevitable, and those that dominate the markets in these new technologies will likely…
How To Move Energy Policy Beyond Bias And Vested Interests

How To Move Energy Policy Beyond Bias And Vested Interests

Shirin Malekpour and Enayat A. Moallemi
The Turnbull government’s flagship energy plan, the National Energy Guarantee, was intended to end a decade-long…
Coffee Farmers Struggle To Adapt To Colombia's Changing Climate
Coffee Farmers Struggle To Adapt To Colombia's Changing Climate
by Jessica Eise and Natalie White
In Colombia’s coffee-producing region of Risaralda, small trees run along the sharp incline of the Andes Mountains,…
How Geo-Engineered Crops May Help And Harm
How Geo-Engineered Crops May Help And Harm
by Tim Radford,Climate News Network
To cool the world and also boost plant growth, geo-engineered crops might do the trick. But if they work by dimming the…
The Best Medicine for My Climate Grief
The Best Medicine for My Climate Grief
by Peter Kalmus
A climate scientist talks to a psychologist about coping with the crushing stress related to climate change. Here’s…
Climate Models Predict The World Will Be Anomalously Warm Until 2022
Climate Models Predict The World Will Be Anomalously Warm
by Florian Sévellec
We developed a new prediction system we call PROCAST (PROabilistic foreCAST), and used it to predict the natural…
This Solar-Powered Still Can Make Fresh Water From Salty Water
This Solar-Powered Still Can Make Fresh Water From Salty Water
by Greta Guest
Local people collect water from a muddy waterhole in 2006 in San Marcos Tlacoyalco. The Tehuacan Valley South-East of…
What Happened When Walmart Tried To Make Sustainability Affordable
What Happened When Walmart Tried To Make Sustainability Affordable
by Andrew Spicer and David Graham Hyatt
For Lee Scott, who ran Walmart from 2000 to 2009, the arrival of his granddaughter not only convinced him the threat of…
How Antidepressants Are Changing Animals' Behavior
How Antidepressants Are Changing Animals' Behavior
by Alex Ford
New research shows that female starlings fed food spiked with the antidepressant fluxoxetine (Prozac), were less…
Farmers Are Drawing Groundwater From The Giant Ogallala Aquifer Faster Than Nature Replaces It

Farmers Are Drawing Groundwater From The Giant Ogallala Aquifer Faster Than Nature Replaces It

Char Miller
Every summer the U.S. Central Plains go dry, leading farmers to tap into groundwater to irrigate sorghum, soy, cotton,…
Why Compostable Plastics May Be No Better For The Environment
Why Compostable Plastics May Be No Better For The Environment
by Thomas Neitzert
Single-use biodegradable plastics include claims that they break down quickly into benign end products, but the reality…
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Holy Dog, It's "Hot As Spain!"
by Robert Jennings, InnerSelf.com
Now it's so hot in Europe that dogs are having to wear shoes. While a nice sunny day may seem like the perfect time for…
Is LED Lighting A Global Blight To Health
Is LED Lighting A Global Blight To Health
by Richard G Bugs Stevens
Light pollution is often characterized as a soft issue in environmentalism. This perception needs to change. Light at…
How Plastic Bags Harm Our Environment And Sea Life
How Plastic Bags Harm Our Environment And Sea Life
by Britta Denise Hardesty and Qamar Schuyler
Plastic bags harm marine (and land) environments in a few ways. Turtles (and other animals) may mistake plastic bags…
A "Perfect Storm" Of Factors Is Making Wildfires Bigger And More Expensive To Control
A "Perfect Storm" Of Factors Is Making Wildfires Bigger And More Expensive To Control
by Cassandra Moseley
Hopes for fewer large wildfires in 2018, after last year’s disastrous fire season, are rapidly disappearing across the…
Is Climate Change Really To Blame For Slower Atlantic Circulation
Is Climate Change Really To Blame For Slower Atlantic Circulation
by Hannah Hickey
Global warming isn’t the cause of slowdown in a huge circulation pattern in the Atlantic Ocean, which is, in fact, part…
Pantheism And How It Could Offer A New Approach To Preserving The Planet
Pantheism And How It Could Offer A New Approach To Preserving The Planet
by Tim Lomas
The scientists responsible for the “doomsday clock” moved it 30 seconds closer to midnight – the symbolic point of…
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