Inside Climate News discusses Warm Arctic, Cold Continents? It Sounds Counterintuitive, but Research Suggests it’s a Thing. Scientists suspect that rapid warming in the Arctic is causing more climate extremes farther south, including bouts of severe cold and snow in the Northeast.
By any measure, the Arctic has changed profoundly in […]Continue reading
The guardian discusses War of the weedkiller: why environmentalists are concerned about moves to ban Roundup. Many say herbicide is an essential tool in preserving biodiversity but others say it’s a ‘delusion’ to think weed control is only possible with ‘poison’.
Glyphosate – the weedkiller better known by its […]Continue reading
Electrek discusses Texas will host the largest solar project in the US.
Invenergy, a Chicago-based global developer and operator of green energy generation and storage, announced a 1,310-megawatt solar farm in northeastern Texas on Wednesday. It will be the largest […]Continue reading
Coronavirus relief funds could easily pay to stop the worst of climate change while rebooting economies
The Daily Climate discusses how Coronavirus relief funds could easily pay to stop the worst of climate change while rebooting economies. Are governments and companies willing and able to turn toward a cleaner, more prosperous future to the benefit of all?
Civil Eats discusses New Research Confirms What We Eat Is Central to the Climate Crisis. A decade after writing a book about agriculture’s connection to climate change, Anna Lappé interviews the author of a new study that confirms we can’t bring down emissions without addressing the food system.
A new study published in Science offers […]Continue reading
Hakai Magazine discusses The Rising Tide Underfoot. Changing sea levels are pushing groundwater into new and problematic places.
Before dawn on July 3, 2018, staff at the Board of Water Supply (BWS) on the island of O‘ahu, Hawai‘i, received a slew of phone calls alerting them to water gushing across an intersection […]Continue reading
Smithsonian Magazine discusses PRAIRIES OF THE SEA. A vast, mostly invisible ecosystem shapes life on Earth, from the food we eat to the air we breathe. And the more scientists learn, the more they say it’s in trouble.
This rich underwater landscape has been shaped by its humble covering, Continue reading
Inside Climate News discusses An Unlikely Alliance of Farm and Environmental Groups Takes on Climate Change. The new group will try to advance climate policies, even as some of its members are likely to clash. Critics say the group’s efforts won’t go far enough.
The American Farm Bureau Federation, the […]Continue reading
DW discusses How climate change threatens African coffee farmers. Rising temperatures, drought and erratic rainfall are making growing coffee harder. In just 30 years, climate change could destroy half of all coffee growing land, threatening millions of African farmers.
Some savor the taste, others drink it to stay awake. Whatever the reason, […]Continue reading
KNOM radio discusses Research Shows Pink Salmon Runs are Growing in Warmer Waters.
DESPITE A DISAPPOINTING SALMON SEASON and continuous ecosystem-wide change in the Bering Sea region, recent pink salmon runs across the region have been much larger than ever before.
In what is considered a “climate change success story,” pink salmon […]Continue reading