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Mediterranean freshwater fish species susceptible to climate change

Climate change will strongly affect many European freshwater fish species. This is particularly the case for species in the Mediterranean region. »
19 January 2019, 02:40 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Mangrove patches deserve greater recognition no matter the size

Governments must provide stronger protection for crucial small mangrove patches, experts say. »
19 January 2019, 02:40 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Glaciers in the Americas Are Melting Faster

Mountain glaciers are an important source of freshwater for wildlife and human communities -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 January 2019, 20:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Climate change threat to Germans’ need for speed on Autobahn

Draft environmental measures include proposal that would impose motorway speed limit. The days of unlimited speeding on Germany’s famously fast autobahns could be over if the government adopts draft proposals on climate protection put forward by its committee on the future of transport. »
18 January 2019, 16:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

U.S. State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order

The U.S. State Department said in a report released by the investigative arm of Congress on Thursday it may recommend President Donald Trump revoke an Obama-era order directing federal agencies to consider climate change in international development programs. »
18 January 2019, 01:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Fiji urges Australia not to put coal above Pacific nations battling climate change

Frank Bainimarama says the only way to guarantee the survival of Pacific islands is for Australia to shift away from fossil fuels. Australia must not put the interests of the coal industry above the lives of Pacific nations battling climate change, Fiji’s prime minister has told Scott Morrison. »
18 January 2019, 01:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate Forecast: World Is "Sleepwalking into Catastrophe"

In an annual World Economic Forum report, climate change, extreme weather and biodiversity loss were named among the highest global risks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
17 January 2019, 19:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Ice Age climate caused sediment sourcing in Gulf of Mexico to switch dramatically

The onset of the most recent ice age about 2.6 million years ago changed where the western Gulf of Mexico gets its supply of sediments. The finding adds new insight into how extreme climate change can directly impact fundamental geological processes and how those impacts play out across different environments. »
17 January 2019, 19:50 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Penguins, starfish, whales: Which animals will win and lose in a warming Antarctic?

Using risk assessments, like those used for setting occupational safety limits in the workplace, researchers determined the winners and losers of climate change in the Antarctic. »
17 January 2019, 19:50 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Supermodel Bundchen responds to Brazil's farm minister in Amazon spat

A high-profile dispute between supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Brazil's agriculture minister over deforestation escalated this week, coming as activists worry about new President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies. »
17 January 2019, 18:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Climate change: How could artificial photosynthesis contribute to limiting global warming?

If CO2 emissions do not fall fast enough, then CO2 will have to be removed from the atmosphere to limit global warming. Not only could planting new forests and biomass contribute to this, but new technologies for artificial photosynthesis as well. Physicists have estimated how much surface area such solutions would require. »
17 January 2019, 01:20 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Supermodel Gisele fires back at criticism from Brazil farm minister

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen on Wednesday rejected critiques by the country's farm minister that questioned her knowledge about Brazil's conservation efforts. »
16 January 2019, 23:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Trump's new EPA pick defends rollbacks as Democrats call him 'extreme'

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency as a pro-business extremist, but harbored little hope of blocking his confirmation in the Republican-controlled Senate. »
16 January 2019, 20:30 - reuters - Search similar - Email

The Guardian view on warming oceans: a rising toll | Editorial

We have barely begun to explore our seas, but our impact is felt on both humans and marine life We know remarkably little about the oceans that cover most of the Earth, provide half of our oxygen and help to regulate the climate. Maps of the ocean floor are less detailed than those of Mars or the moon. »
16 January 2019, 20:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Six in 10 wild coffee species endangered by habitat loss

Kew scientists’ analysis of 124 wild species shows 60% facing possible extinction, risking viability of commercial stock. Wild coffee species are under threat, with 60% of them facing possible extinction, including Arabica, the original of the world’s most popular form of coffee, researchers say. Most coffee species are found in the forests of Africa and Madagascar. »
16 January 2019, 20:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Our oceans broke heat records in 2018 and the consequences are catastrophic

Rising temperatures can be charted back to the late 1950s, and the last five years were the five hottest on record. Last year was the hottest ever measured, continuing an upward trend that is a direct result of manmade greenhouse gas emissions. The key to the measurements is the oceans. »
16 January 2019, 14:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Global tensions holding back climate change fight, says WEF

After extreme weather-related events, there is ‘need for international cooperation’. Growing tension between the world’s major powers is the most urgent global risk and makes it harder to mobilise collective action to tackle climate change, according to a report prepared for next week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. »
16 January 2019, 11:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Trump replacement for Obama climate plan worse than doing nothing – study

Administration’s alternative to clean power plan would let emissions ‘rebound’ via coal-fired power plants, researchers find. The Trump administration’s replacement for the linchpin Obama-era plan to combat climate change would increase greenhouse gas emissions in much of the US more than doing nothing at all, according to new research. »
16 January 2019, 11:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Research reveals strategies for combating science misinformation

Nowhere has the impact of scientific misinformation been more profound than on the issue of climate change in the US, where a well-funded network has coalesced around the goal of undercutting the legitimacy of climate science. But as a new paper illustrates, an emerging field of research is providing new insights into this critical dynamic. »
16 January 2019, 06:50 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Keeping roads in good shape reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Keeping road pavement in good shape saves money and energy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, more than offsetting pollution generated during road construction, according to a new study. »
16 January 2019, 06:50 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email
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