More research is needed on how climate change affects infectious diseases
13 hours ago
It is time we act proactively to minimize the effect of climate change on our health, say the researchers behind a new review published in Environment International. To do this, more cross-disciplinary collaboration is needed ...
Using highly sensitive isotope analysis, team obtained detailed measurements of carbon exchange in temperate forest
Jun 29, 2016
For the first time, scientists have been successful in measuring the processes by which an entire forest "breathes," using sophisticated technology involving flux towers and new instrumentation that can precisely measure ...
Brexit throws spanner into EU climate policy
Jun 28, 2016
Britain's exit from the European Union may erode the bloc's leadership role in fighting climate change and stymie crucial efforts to set more ambitious targets for cutting greenhouse gases, officials and experts said Tuesday.
Explosive renewables development can deliver on Paris
Jun 23, 2016
While some criticize the Paris climate target as impracticable, a team of scholars argues that it is - on the contrary - a triumph of realism. First, and most importantly, adhering to the Paris target of keeping global warming ...
Crop breeding is not keeping pace with climate change
Jun 20, 2016
Crop yields will fall within the next decade due to climate change unless immediate action is taken to speed up the introduction of new and improved varieties, experts have warned.
Climate change implicated in France floods: study
Jun 10, 2016
Torrential rains which caused flooding in France recently bore the unmistakable fingerprint of climate change, according to research to be submitted to a scientific journal next week.
Changing the message could help communicate dangers of climate change
Jun 09, 2016
As a political issue, climate change splits mostly along ideological lines in the U.S.
Ocean models support Madagascan adaption to climate change
Jun 08, 2016
A new project will use global ocean models to identify the most effective way for low income countries, such as Madagascar, to adapt to climate change.
As temperatures rise, flowers emit reduced scent
Jun 07, 2016
The diverse and delicious fragrances of flowers brighten our days and inspire poetry. The more practical reason that flowers produce scent is to attract pollinating insects to the flowers' reproductive organs, thereby ensuring ...
3Qs: Why court ruling on emission reductions is 'important and influential'
Jun 06, 2016
The Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court ruled recently that the commonwealth must set specific limits on greenhouse gas sources and adhere to state mandates that call for significant emission reductions by 2020.