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March 23, 2017

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March 23, 2017

The New Theory of Economic 'Agrowth' Contributes to the Viability of Climate Policies

Mar. 10, 2017 — A new economic theory compatible with the fight against climate change has been proposed by a new study. The “agrowth” proposal comes up as an alternative to the opposing economic trends of ... read more

Climate Research Needs Greater Focus on Human Populations

Mar. 1, 2017 — How climate change will affect future populations will depend to a great extent on people's capacity to adapt to changing conditions. Such characteristics can be forecast in the long term, using ... read more

Unsung Hero of Science: Assessment

Feb. 20, 2017 — Assessment adds enormous value to the scientific landscape, creating foundations for government and ... read more

Deep Groundwater Aquifers Respond Rapidly to Climate Variability

Feb. 8, 2017 — Changes in climate can rapidly impact even the deepest freshwater aquifers according to hydrologists. The researchers found that responses to climate variations can be detected in deep groundwater ... read more

Limited Sign of Soil Adaptation to Climate Warming

Jan. 30, 2017 — While scientists and policy experts debate the impacts of global warming, Earth’s soil is releasing roughly nine times more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere than all human activities combined. This ... read more

Jan. 30, 2017 — An international team of researchers has discovered why fresh water, melted from Antarctic ice sheets, is often detected below the surface of the ocean, rather than rising to the top above denser ... read more

Climate Change Paper Studies Carbon Uptake in Ecosystems

Jan. 24, 2017 — A new report delves into one of the great uncertainties in predicting future climate: carbon uptake in ... read more

Improving Prognoses for a Sustainable Future

Jan. 23, 2017 — Whether it's electric automobiles, renewable energy, carbon tax or sustainable consumption, sustainable development requires strategies that meet people's needs without harming the ... read more

Psychological 'Vaccine' Could Help Immunize Public Against 'Fake News' on Climate Change, Study Suggests

Jan. 22, 2017 — Misinformation on climate change can psychologically cancel out the influence of accurate statements. However, if legitimate facts are delivered with an "inoculation" -- a warning dose of ... read more

Jan. 19, 2017 — Sea-surface temperatures during the last interglaciation period were like those of today, a new study reports. The trend is worrisome, as sea levels during the last interglacial period were between ... read more

Three Questions Climate Science Must Answer

Jan. 17, 2017 — In a new article, experts outline three key questions that are needed to direct the next generation of climate ... read more

Jan. 11, 2017 — Researchers have used digital techniques to predict how one vital soil characteristic, soil organic carbon, may be altered by climate ... read more

Jan. 10, 2017 — Predicting how species will respond to climate change is a critical part of efforts to prevent widespread climate-driven extinction, or to predict its consequences for ecosystems, say ... read more

Jan. 6, 2017 — The first comprehensive analysis of the Great Barrier Reef at a time of rapid sea-level rise during the beginning of the Last Interglacial found it almost died. The research shows the reef can be ... read more

The Fire Through the Smoke: Working for Transparency in Climate Projections

Jan. 4, 2017 — To help policymakers more confidently prepare for the effects of climate change, a group of preeminent climate scientists evaluated the scientific work and expert judgments behind the most recent ... read more

Domino Effect: The Loss of Plant Species Triggers the Extinction of Animals

Jan. 4, 2017 — When plant species disappear due to climate change, this may lead to the subsequent loss of various animal species. Insects which depend on interactions with specific plant partners are particularly ... read more

Dec. 21, 2016 — New research indicates that the impact of climate change on biodiversity depends on how much human beings have already affected the ... read more

China: Carbon Dioxide Footprint of Wealthy Households Reaches European Level

Dec. 20, 2016 — Between 2007 and 2012 the overall carbon dioxide footprint of Chinese households increased by 19 per cent. 75 per cent of this gain can be attributed to increased levels of consumption by the middle ... read more

Rising Sea Level Estimates Require Collaborative Response, Experts Say

Dec. 15, 2016 — Policymakers and scientists must act quickly and collaboratively to help coastal areas better prepare for rising sea levels globally, say climate change ... read more

Dec. 12, 2016 — The East Antarctic ice sheet is more vulnerable than expected, due to a strong wind that brings warm air and blows away the snow. Scientists combined climate models, satellite observations and ... read more

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