President lauds vital role of pollinators in our daily lifes

May 20th, 2019 Speaking yesterday on the eve of World Bee Day, Michael D Higgins asked the Irish people to think about the vital role...

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #20

A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, May 12 through Sat, May...

New research, May 6-12, 2019

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. This post has separate sections for: Climate Change, Climate Change Impacts, Climate Change...

Seasonal Monsoon Rains Block Key Ocean Current

Our oceans and the complex "conveyer belt" system of currents that connects them play an important role in regulating global climate. The oceans store...

Climate emergency declaration ‘crucial’ step forward

May 17th, 2019 The declaration of a climate emergency in several European countries is a “crucial” step forward, the Director-General for Climate Action at the...

‘Time left to tackle biodiversity loss but we much act now’

May 17th, 2019 The Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service (IPBES) published its landmark global assessment on the state of the world’s biodiversity and ecosystem services...

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China’s plan to cut shipping emissions

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