Nuclear war could trigger big El Niño and decrease seafood

A nuclear war could trigger an unprecedented El Niño-like warming episode in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, slashing algal populations by 40 percent and likely...

Climate crisis is causing lakes to shrink

Climate change is impacting not only the oceans, but also large inland lakes. As the world's largest lake, the Caspian Sea is a perfect...

Climate crisis is causing lakes to shrink

Climate change is impacting not only the oceans, but also large inland lakes. As the world's largest lake, the Caspian Sea is a perfect...

Emissions growth slower than worst-case projections

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Plastics and rising CO2 levels could pose combined threat to marine environment

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Thawing permafrost releases organic compounds into the air

When permafrost thaws due to global warming, not only the greenhouse gases known to all, but also organic compounds are released from the soil....

Bringing people together on climate change

A new study suggests that engaging, high-quality media programming could help Democrats and Republicans see eye to eye when it comes to climate change.

Future climate changes in nature reserves

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Coastal flooding will disproportionately impact 31 million people globally

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Increasing stability decreases ocean productivity, reduces carbon burial

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