Are you wondering how climate change is impacting coral reefs around the world? This roundup of articles will answer your questions.
The beloved American pika is losing its habitat. These little animals could loose 75 percent of their range quite soon to climate change.
Violence against women and girls is a well-known problem. However, do natural disasters exacerbate this as climate change worsens?
Ecologist Nicolas Medina explains how fossil-fuel use impacts forests and drives climate change. Carbon may run deeper than you think, and forests alone can’t stop climate change. By Nicholas L. Medina The US is the second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China, and President Obama has called climate change a “national and global security threat.” Now, we urgently need to understand why our fossil fuel use will have long-lasting effects on global climates and our forests. We need to reduce our societal CO2 emissions quickly and substantially. Can We Stop…
Like rings in a tree trunk, narwal tusks have growth rings that give us a window into changing conditions in the Arctic climate.
Most Americans don’t talk about climate change. But many experts think that getting communities involved in climate science is the best path forward.
Climate change is here and it’s not good. The very near future promises to be hotter and dryer in some places. Find out what the numbers really mean.
By Mackenzie Myers, @kenzwrites Despite the scariness of already-manifesting climate change, lawmakers and researchers worldwide have identified strategies to help us fight it. Expanding renewable energy, replacing coal with natural gas, and making machines more energy-efficient are just a few tricks humankind has up its sleeves. At the center of all this, of course, is a reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. According to a new study, one key to accomplishing that goal may lie far beneath the surface of the earth and yet be more accessible than you might…
A 60-year-long study reveals that climate change is causing moose to shrink and changing the dynamics between the moose and wolf population of Isle Royale, Michigan. By Emily Rhode The effects of climate change are starting to show themselves in strange and unexpected ways. For the cold-adapted moose of Isle Royale, Michigan, a warming environment could literally be causing them to shrink. According to researchers at Michigan Technological University, the flourishing moose population at the heart of the world’s longest-running predator-prey relationship study is displaying alarming changes that may be…
The planet is warming. This is a fact we should all be comfortable with by now. As a result, coral reefs are in decline globally.