How We Know There Is A Link Between Climate Change and Wildfires

How Do We Know There Is A Link Between Climate Change and Wildfires?

Kevin Trenberth
Once again, the summer and fall of 2018 in the Northern Hemisphere has brought us an epidemic of major wildfires. These…
Future El Niño Events Could Spark An Even Higher Wildfire Risk
Future El Niño Events Could Spark An Even Higher Wildfire Risk
by Sonia Fernandez
As temperatures rise, wildfires may get worse in areas that already experience them and become more prevalent in areas…
From German Trains To South Korean Buses, Hydrogen Fuel Is Back In The Energy Picture
From German Trains To South Korean Buses, Hydrogen Fuel Is Back In The Energy Picture
by Bianca Nogrady
As the price of renewable energy drops and storage technologies mature, hydrogen fuel is drawing fresh attention.…
Are We Are Heading For A New Cretaceous Period, Not For A New Normal
Are We Are Heading For A New Cretaceous Period, Not For A New Normal
by Peter Forbes
A lazy buzz phrase – ‘Is this the new normal?’ – has been doing the rounds as extreme climate events have been piling…
: Transforming Our Relationship to the Earth
Green Psychology: Transforming Our Relationship to the Earth
by Ralph Metzner, Ph.D.
It is the actions and technological productions of one species -- the human being -- that are bringing about the…
How Risk And Money Shape Our Climate Change Decisions
How Risk And Money Shape Our Climate Change Decisions
by Gregory Filiano
New research digs into how links between economic development, technology, politics, and decision-making affect actions…
Cows Exude Lots Of Methane, But Will Taxing Beef Cut Emissions?
Cows Exude Lots Of Methane, But Will Taxing Beef Cut Emissions?
by Michael von Massow and John Cranfield
Will taxing meat products based on their carbon footprint reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve public…
How A Game Can Move People From Climate Apathy To Action
How A Game Can Move People From Climate Apathy To Action
by Juliette N. Rooney-Varga
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been called a “deafening” alarm and an…
Reducing Gas Flaring Could Cut Emissions In A Big Way

Reducing Gas Flaring Could Cut Emissions In A Big Way

Stanford University
The burning of unwanted gas associated with oil production—called “flaring”—remains the most carbon-intensive part of…
How A Bias Towards The Weird And Wonderful Skews Our Perception Of Animal Biology
How A Bias Towards The Weird And Wonderful Skews Our Perception Of Animal Biology
by Steve Portugal
What would you like to study next year? The Bengal tiger, or the African water rat? It is an important question, for…
The Un-united States Of America Part 2: The Storm Before The Storm
The Un-united States Of America Part 2: The Storm Before The Storm
by Robert Jennings, InnerSelf.com
I was recently sent a slick piece of fossil-fuel-propaganda that was mostly full of half-truths to tell a lie. If…
How Climate Change Could Cause A Global Beer Shortage
How Climate Change Could Cause A Global Beer Shortage
by Tariq Ali, Dabo Guan, and Wei Xei
The price of beer could double under unchecked climate change, as droughts and extreme temperatures cause barley yields…
Cultural Heritage Has A Lot To Teach Us About Climate Change
Cultural Heritage Has A Lot To Teach Us About Climate Change
by Cathy Daly, Jane Downes, and William Megarry
Museums, archaeological sites and historical buildings are rarely included in conversations about climate change, which…
How Massive Solar And Wind Farms Could Bring Vegetation Back To The Sahara
How Massive Solar And Wind Farms Could Bring Vegetation Back To The Sahara
by Alona Armstrong
Switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy is an important and necessary step towards averting climate change.
The Science Is Clear: We Have To Start Creating Our Low-carbon Future Today
The Science Is Clear: We Have To Start Creating Our Low-carbon Future Today
by Alan Finkel
This latest release of the special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has put scientific…
Farmers' Climate Denial Begins To Wane As Reality Bites
Farmers' Climate Denial Begins To Wane As Reality Bites
by Sarah Ann Wheeler and Céline Nauges
Australia has been described as the “front line of the battle for climate change adaptation”, and our farmers are the…
How Our Food System Is At Risk Of Crossing Environmental Limits

How Our Food System Is At Risk Of Crossing Environmental Limits

Marco Springmann
The global food system has a lot to answer for. It is a major driver of climate change, thanks to everything from…
IPCC 1.5℃ Report: Here's What The Climate Science Says
IPCC 1.5℃ Report: Here's What The Climate Science Says
by Keith Shine
The world’s climate scientists have spoken: if we want to limit human-induced global warming to 1.5℃ we probably can.…
Your Guide To Cyclone Science
Your Guide To Cyclone Science
by Kevin Walsh, Reader, School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne
Cyclone Winston struck Fiji on February 20, 2016, leaving a trail of destruction. Winston was a Category 5 cyclone (the…
Big Data Shows How 'Selfless' Driving Could Ease Traffic Congestion
Big Data Shows How 'Selfless' Driving Could Ease Traffic Congestion
by David Metz, Honorary Professor of Transport Studies, UCL
It’s easy to see why motor cars are such a popular form of transport: they’re private, comfortable and convenient. But…
Global Warming Varies Greatly Depending Where You Live
Global Warming Varies Greatly Depending Where You Live
by Zeke Hausfather
As part of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the international community committed in 2015 to limit rising global…
Arctic Warming May Drive Long Heat Waves Or Cold Spells
Arctic Warming May Drive Long Heat Waves Or Cold Spells
by Todd Bates
Persistent weather conditions, including dry and wet spells, that have increased in the United States may be a result…
Missing Emissions Aren't Counted As Pollution But Could Help Kill You
Missing Emissions Aren't Counted As Pollution But Could Help Kill You
by Peter Barlow
Exposure to air pollution has a staggering effect on human health. It is thought to cause around 7m premature deaths…
Why The Gulf Of St. Lawrence Is Losing Oxygen
Why The Gulf Of St. Lawrence Is Losing Oxygen
by Hannah Hickey
A new study links rapid deoxygenation in the Gulf of St. Lawrence to two powerful currents: the Gulf Stream and the…
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