Managed retreat as a response to natural hazard risk

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Marine microbiology: Plasticity under acidification

Biol. Lett. 13, 20160774 (2017) IAN CUMING/IKON IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES Ocean acidification has been shown to have different effects on different phytoplankton species. Studies on the effects...

Biogeochemistry: Land CO2 sink drivers

Nature 541, 516–520 (2017) Year to year, variations in the rate of atmospheric CO2 growth arise primarily from fluctuations in carbon uptake by ecosystems on...

Addendum: Biomass enables the transition to a carbon-negative power system across western North America

Nature Climate Change 5, 230–234 (2015); published online 9 February 2015; addendum published after print 2 March 2017. The authors omitted to cite a paper32...

Connecting with climate science

A rapid stream of policy changes and an unprecedented public reaction marked the first weeks of the Trump presidency. In response to signs from...

Forest Policy: Media influence on debate

Climatic Change http://doi.org/bzpd (2017) Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) is an important instrument for mitigating climate change, particularly in forest-rich countries like...

Community action and climate change

So why did rural Nebraska become the centre of the KXL debate? The original KXL route traversed through the ecologically sensitive Nebraskan Sandhills, which...

Forecasting societies' adaptive capacities through a demographic metabolism model

Regarding how precisely education contributes to vulnerability reduction, we build the argument upon a well-established causal link between education and health39, 40, 41, 42....

Assessing temperature pattern projections made in 1989

The geographical distribution of the difference in observed surface temperature between the recent 25-year period 1991–2015 and the 30-year reference period 1961–1990 is shown...

Museums as catalysts for change

Given the inertia that characterizes the public response to the challenges of climate change, it is reasonable to ask whether the forms and channels...

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