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May 22, 2015

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Enhancing Knowledge Crucial to Improving Energy-Saving Behaviors, Study Shows

May 22, 2015 — Increasing public knowledge and understanding about energy issues is vital if improved energy-saving behaviors are to be encouraged among individuals and organizations, a study ... read more

Climate Change Attitudes Are Reflected on Social Networks

May 11, 2015 — People who believe in climate change have more Facebook friends than those who do not consider climate change a problem. A dissertation in economics shows that values and social networks are linked ... read more

Focus on the Regional Impact of Climate Change

May 12, 2015 — The recently published Second Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin makes an important contribution to understanding variations in the climate. The report also captures the most ... read more

Blogging on the Ice: Connecting Audiences With Climate-Change Sciences

Apr. 28, 2015 — Climate change is a perennially controversial subject frequently splashed across mainstream headlines. However, what we see in the news is not always what the scientists at the front line of climate ... read more

Apr. 14, 2015 — Global climate has undergone periods of stability, but also instability, with abrupt, rapid and substantial climate changes occurring as a consequence of natural processes scientists still don't ... read more

Apr. 8, 2015 — Predicting the types of clouds over the ocean is critical for climate projections. However, current climate models lack the spatial resolution necessary for accurate characterization of certain ... read more

Greener Industry If Environmental Authorities Change Strategy

Mar. 27, 2015 — Fewer industrial firms would violate environmental legislation and a higher number would adopt cleaner technologies if environmental authorities would focus their monitoring efforts on companies with ... read more

Mar. 25, 2015 — As rising ocean temperatures continue to fuel the disappearance of reef-building corals, a new study finds there may be some climate refuges where corals will survive in the ... read more

Mar. 25, 2015 — Increasing rainfall in certain parts of the tropics, colloquially described as the wet get wetter and warm get wetter, has long been a projection of climate change. Now observations have shown that ... read more

Mar. 25, 2015 — A study has for the first time analyzed how Twitter, TV and newspapers reported the IPCC's climate evidence. Understanding how media coverage varies is important because people's knowledge ... read more

Mar. 23, 2015 — A groundbreaking project to observe and analyse regular data about ocean circulation and how it impacts Britain's climate has reached a 10-year milestone, giving valuable new insights into how ... read more

Mar. 23, 2015 — Society should set a high carbon tax now to try and prevent climate change reaching a point of no return according to a new study. The study shows that the prospect of an uncertain future tipping ... read more

Adapting to Climate Change Will Bring New Environmental Problems

Mar. 20, 2015 — Adapting to climate change could have profound environmental repercussions, according to a new study. Research reveals that adaptation measures have the potential to generate further pressures and ... read more

Mar. 17, 2015 — Scientists in the Gulf of Mexico now have a better understanding of how naturally-occurring climate cycles -- as well as human activities -- can cause widespread ecosystem changes. These major shifts ... read more

Mar. 10, 2015 — Natural forces have always caused the climate on Earth to fluctuate. Now researchers have found geological evidence that some of the same forces as today were at play 1.4 billion years ... read more

New Information Helps Predict Future Climate Change Impacts on Global Tropics

Mar. 9, 2015 — New measurements of tropical forests are being collected by scientists to gain a better understanding of how they respond to seasonal climate variations. "A better understanding of tropical ... read more

Mar. 6, 2015 — Scientists have observed the Atlantic (or Chesapeake) blue crab, a commercially important species, moving north of its native range into the Gulf of ... read more

Mar. 6, 2015 — New research showing how tiny creatures drifted across the ocean before falling to the seafloor and being fossilized has the potential to improve our understanding of past climates, scientists ... read more

Mar. 2, 2015 — In order to cope, conservation organizations need to adapt like the organisms they seek to protect, a new paper suggests, arguing that conservation organizations need to be bolder in their adaptation ... read more

Mar. 1, 2015 — A study of how climate change has affected emperor penguins over the last 30,000 years found that only three populations may have survived during the last ice age, and that the Ross Sea in Antarctica ... read more

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