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April 27, 2017

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April 27, 2017

Can Intergenerational Cooperation Defeat Climate Change?

Mar. 28, 2017 — Older adults are powerful allies in addressing climate change, say researchers. Research shows that older adults are at risk for the effects of extreme weather events and climate change; but they are ... read more

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

Impact of Climate Change on Mammals and Birds 'Greatly Underestimated'

Feb. 13, 2017 — Large numbers of threatened species have already been impacted by climate change, new research concludes. Alarmingly, this team of international researchers found evidence of observed responses to ... read more

Sea-Level Change in Southeast Asia 6,000 Years Ago Has Implications for Today

Feb. 10, 2017 — Sea level in Southeast Asia fluctuated wildly -- and naturally -- more than 6,000 years ago, twice rising nearly two feet in a period of about 200 years, report ... read more

Feb. 9, 2017 — A recent interpretive review of scientific literature sheds light on the interactions of gas hydrates 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

Current Climate Change Models Understate the Problem, Scientists Argue

Feb. 8, 2017 — A new study on the relationship between people and the planet shows that climate change is only one of many inter-related threats to the Earth's capacity to support human ... 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

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