Reducing the melting of Greenland ice cap using solar geoengineering?

Injecting sulphur into the stratosphere to reduce solar radiation and stop the Greenland ice cap from melting: An interesting scenario, but not without risks....

Antarctic krill population contracts southward as polar oceans warm

The population of Antarctic krill, the favorite food of many whales, penguins, fish and seals, shifted southward during a recent period of warming in...

How to reduce extreme heat in city neighborhoods

Planting more vegetation, using reflective materials on hard surfaces and installing green roofs on buildings can help cool potentially deadly urban heat islands --...

Cold food, hot air.

When newly graduated environmental lawyer Keilly Witman joined U.S. EPA in 2007, she was handed one of its toughest jobs. She had to convince...

Global assessment of primate vulnerability to extreme climatic events

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 17 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0508-7Non-human primates deliver ecological processes to tropical ecosystems. In this study, a trait-based approach is used...

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