This article discusses the impact that melting permafrost below Arctic lakes will have on the global climate, per NASA.
Scientists have worried for years that rising temperatures will free carbon trapped in frozen soil in the Arctic, accelerating the pace of climate change — but now they believe abrupt thawing below […]Continue reading
This article discusses how property values along the Atlantic Coast have dropped because of climate change.
Scientists at First Street Foundation — a technology nonprofit dedicated to increasing awareness of sea level rise — used data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Geological Survey, local governments, […]Continue reading
This article discusses how the fossil fuel industry is trying to intimidate people to stop them from fighting against fracking in Colorado. With large oil and gas reserves, Colorado often is at the center of the nation’s fossil fuel wars.
As Colorado gears up for another fight over oil and […]Continue reading
This article discusses the approach being taken by the US Forest Service, emphasizing science and a changing climate.
As wildfires continue to rage across the West during a brutally hot summer, on Thursday the US Forest Service released its new forest fire management strategy that focuses on science and the changing climate. The report comes at the same time […]Continue reading
This article discusses the impact on the oceans from global warming. Extreme heat events wreak havoc on marine ecosystems and will only get worse in coming decades.Continue reading
This article discusses how the Trump administration has been trying to rewrite two laws at the heart of the oil pipeline ruling: NEPA and the Endangered Species Act.
The embattled Keystone XL oil pipeline faces yet another delay after a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to conduct a […]Continue reading
This article discusses how global warming is starting to pack an economic punch.
In California this summer, severe wildfires have intensified a political brawl over who should shoulder the liability. Utility companies, which carry most of the risk if their equipment starts a fire, charge that they could go bankrupt if […]Continue reading
This article discusses how mosquitoes feed more often in very dry weather, according to new research.
Joshua Benoit of the University of Cincinnati says dry weather can leave mosquitoes dehydrated. And thirst changes how they act.
Benoit: “When they’re dehydrated, they actually blood feed more often.”
His team recently found that thirst makes […]Continue reading
This article discusses how those beaches are in grave danger from sea level rise.
Every year, visitors flock to North Carolina’s national seashores. Some come to camp under the stars, others to admire lighthouses or catch a glimpse of the wild horses that roam there. But these shores are in […]Continue reading
This article discusses how closing polluting coal power plants helps the unborn. After eight plants closed in California, preterm birth rates fell.
Another article is here on healthy babies.Continue reading