Disparities of climate change mapped

New research illustrates the disparity between the narrow origins and far-reaching impacts of greenhouse emissions responsible for disrupting the global climate system.

Coastal ecosystems worldwide: Billion-dollar carbon reservoirs

Australia's coastal ecosystems alone save the rest of the world costs of around 23 billion US dollar a year by absorbing CO2 from the...

Importance of teaching children about environmental issues

Environmental education provision needs greater investment and innovation if future generations are to be able to respond fully to the climate emergency, experts have...

New research reveals remarkable resilience of sea life in the aftermath of mass extinctions

Pioneering research has shown marine ecosystems can start working again, providing important functions for humans, after being wiped out much sooner than their return...

Ways to tackle water security challenges in world’s drylands

To counter the effects of climate change on drylands, a new study suggests that global access to water should be managed in a more...

The price is right: Modeling economic growth in a zero-emission society

With increasing public awareness of crises associated with degraded environments and mounting pressure to act, governments worldwide have begun to examine environmentally sustainable policies....

What spurs people to save the planet? Stories or facts?

With climate change looming, what must people hear to convince them to change their ways to stop harming the environment? A new study finds...

Human land-use and climate change will have significant impact on animal genetic diversity

Researchers have made the first ever global assessment map of how future climate and land-use change impacts genetic diversity in mammals. The researchers hope...

Policy decisions will affect coastal communities’ risk more than climate change

Coastal communities face increasing danger from rising water and storms, but the level of risk will be more closely tied to policy decisions regarding...

How to talk to people about climate change

New research may offer some insight, examining biases towards climate information and offering tools to overcome these and communicate climate change more effectively.

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