Environmental Health News: LISTEN: Kristina Marusic discusses the health effects of fracking on “In This Climate”. “People in communities with fracking are fearful about the exposures they’re facing from the industry.”
EHN’s Pittsburgh reporter Kristina Marusic recently appeared on the podcast In This Climate to discuss the impacts of […]Continue reading
ABC.net: As the Arctic melts, a regime shift is taking place. The Arctic is changing faster than any environment on Earth. The old order is being swept away, leaving scientists to ask: What’s coming in its place?
Where there was once ice, there is now open ocean.
Milky swirls of plankton, hundreds of […]Continue reading
Yale Environment 360: As World’s Deltas Sink, Rising Seas Are Far from Only Culprit. Although climate change is often blamed for coastal inundation in places like the Bay of Bengal, other factors such as dam building and urbanization play an important role. Scientists say that more sustainable development policies […]Continue reading
NPR: Climate scientist Michael Mann: U.S. is in position to be a leader on climate change. New book calls for ‘fight to take back our planet.’
Well-known climate scientist and Penn State professor Michael Mann argues in a new book that there are many tools for addressing climate change and transitioning to […]Continue reading
Inside Climate News: Many Overheated Forests May Soon Release More Carbon Than They Absorb. New research suggests that, sooner than expected, trees may become carbon sources rather than carbon sinks, as a feedback loop of rising temperatures drives them to release more greenhouse.
The last decades have been filled with dire warning […]Continue reading
The Guardian: Top scientists warn of ‘ghastly future of mass extinction’ and climate disruption. Sobering new report says world is failing to grasp the extent of threats posed by biodiversity loss and the climate crisis.
The planet is facing a “ghastly future of mass extinction, declining health and climate-disruption […]Continue reading
National Geographic: Greener air travel will depend on these emerging technologies. Electric engines, alternative fuels, and better navigation could reduce emissions—and mitigate the impacts of a global return to the skies.
Here’s a word you may have overlooked in 2020: flygskam, a Swedish term for the feeling of being ashamed to fly. In […]Continue reading
France24: Climate change worsens child malnutrition: study. [No Study link provided.]
Climate change may contribute more to greater child malnutrition and poor diet than traditional causes such as poverty and poor sanitation, according to research published on Thursday.
Although childhood malnutrition has decreased globally over the past several decades, undernourishment has increased […]Continue reading
The Guardian: Baby sharks emerge from egg cases earlier and weaker in oceans warmed by climate crisis. Weaker sharks are less effective hunters, which can upset the balance of the ecosystem, say authors of study into impacts of hotter oceans.
Baby sharks will emerge from their egg cases earlier […]Continue reading
Politico: Trump’s EPA launches surprise attack on Biden’s climate rules. The rule, finished just a week before the president-elect takes office, would block future limits on greenhouse gases from industrial sources aside from power plants.
In a surprise move, the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday will unveil a climate rule that […]Continue reading