A warming world increases air pollution

The new study shows that the contrast in warming between the continents and sea, called the land-sea warming contrast, drives an increased concentration of...

Comment on The Ecology Ethic by David Fiske

Very Good essay. Spot on too. Humans are digging not only their own grave but for all the other species. All warnings are probably too...

Comment on The Coming Climate Famine Anarchy by Leon Maurice-Jones

What bothers me more is that this is so obvious yet every politician is acting as if it wasn’t

What will increase economic investment for carbon-neutral technologies?

Climate change is one of the most pressing concerns of the 21st century. But when it comes to tackling climate change, a new study...

Changing climate changes soils

Researchers have used digital techniques to predict how one vital soil characteristic, soil organic carbon, may be altered by climate change.

‘Robomussels’ used to monitor climate change

Tiny robots have been helping researchers study how cli­mate change affects bio­di­ver­sity. These “robo­mus­sels” have the shape, size, and color of actual mus­sels, with...

Sea-surface temps during last interglacial period like modern temps

Sea-surface temperatures during the last interglaciation period were like those of today, a new study reports. The trend is worrisome, as sea levels during...

Regenerating Gaia: Imagine a Peaceful Rebellion that Regrows Creation

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Deep-sea fish community structure strongly affected by oxygen and temperature

In a new study, researchers took advantage of the natural oceanographic gradient in the Gulf of California to study the effects of variable oxygen...

‘Sticky questions’ raised by study on coral reefs

A new study on the impact of climate change on coral reefs is raising sticky questions about conservation. It found coral in more polluted...

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