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Rising sea surface temperatures and acidic waters could eliminate nearly all existing coral reef habitats by 2100, suggesting restoration projects in these areas will...

Gulf coast mollusks rode out past periods of climate change

About 55 million years ago, a rapidly warming climate decimated marine communities around the world. But according to new research, it was a different...

Scientists warn humanity about worldwide insect decline

Insect declines and extinctions are accelerating in many parts of the world. With this comes the disappearance of irreplaceable services to humans, the consequences...

Aerosols have an outsized impact on extreme weather

A reduction in manmade aerosols in Europe has been tied to a reduction in extreme winter weather in the region.

Increasing opportunities for sustainable behavior

To mitigate climate change and safeguard ecosystems, we need to make drastic changes in our consumption and transport behaviors. A new study shows how...

Mapping the path of climate change

Predicting a major transition, such as climate change, is extremely difficult, but a new probabilistic framework is the first step in identifying the path...

Arctic sea ice can’t ‘bounce back’

Arctic sea ice cannot 'quickly bounce back' if climate change causes it to melt, new research suggests.

Climate change increases the risk of wildfires confirms new review

Human-induced climate change promotes the conditions on which wildfires depend, increasing their likelihood -- according to a review of research on global climate change...

Climate change increases the risk of wildfires confirms new review

Human-induced climate change promotes the conditions on which wildfires depend, increasing their likelihood -- according to a review of research on global climate change...

Pathways to changing the minds of climate deniers

By reviewing the psychology behind climate change rejection, a researcher suggests four approaches that can sway climate deniers and help overcome obstacles to implementing...

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