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West Coast Wetlands Could Nearly Disappear in 100 Years

Although the Gulf and East coasts get most of the attention, the West Coast could see massive losses -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
22 February 2018, 16:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Climate Deniers Support Likely Candidate for Top White House Environment Job

Donald van der Vaart might listen to scientists but won't say humans are major cause of climate change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
16 February 2018, 18:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

New Study Finds Cutting Oil Subsidies Will Not Stop Climate Change

The effect of removing fossil fuel subsidies would fall far short of the reductions promised in the Paris Agreement  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
8 February 2018, 19:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Ancient Forests May Protect Birds from Rising Heat

Old-growth forests tend to have moderate temperatures compared to their surroundings, which could potentially provide heat-sensitive birds a refuge -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
25 January 2018, 22:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Shrinking Mountain Glaciers Are Affecting People Downstream

Many glaciers seem to have already reached a tipping point, after which freshwater runoff will begin to decline -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
23 January 2018, 21:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Ask the Expert: Does Rising CO2 Benefit Plants?

Climate change’s negative effects on plants will likely outweigh any gains from elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide levels -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
23 January 2018, 15:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Cleaning Up Air Pollution May Strengthen Global Warming

New research is helping quantify just how big that effect might be -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
22 January 2018, 20:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

The Good and Bad News about Rising Temperatures

Scientists believe they can better pinpoint how much future warming the world can expect -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
19 January 2018, 00:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

2017 Ranked Among Three Hottest Years Ever

The average amount of heat absorbed and trapped in the upper ocean last year was also higher than ever seen before -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
19 January 2018, 00:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

New Satellite Mission Would Benefit Climate Science and the Energy Industry

The GeoCARB satellite will map the concentrations of key greenhouse gases over the Americas -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
17 January 2018, 23:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Humans Did Not Cause the US Cold Snap

A new analysis finds the two-week deep freeze had nothing to do with climate change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
12 January 2018, 20:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

River Floods Will Threaten Tens of Millions in Next 25 Years

Storms and heavy rainfall events that cause flooding are expected to become more severe -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
11 January 2018, 19:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Climate Webpages Erased and Obscured Under Trump

Critics of the new administration see a troubling pattern where information is hidden from the public -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
10 January 2018, 19:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Climate Change May Have Helped Spark Iran's Protests

One of Iran's biggest economic challenges has been a cycle of extreme droughts that began in the 1990s -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
9 January 2018, 00:02 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Natural Climate Patterns Create Hot Spots of Rapid Sea Level Rise

One of these hot spots may be developing along the coast of Texas and Louisiana -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
6 January 2018, 15:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

States to Revive Climate Panel Disbanded by Trump

The panel was tasked with translating scientific studies into policy actions that states could use to reduce emissions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
3 January 2018, 19:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Scientists Can Now Blame Individual Natural Disasters on Climate Change

Extreme event attribution is one of the most rapidly expanding areas of climate science -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
2 January 2018, 19:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

The Top 7 Climate Findings of 2017

Research breakthroughs astound scientists -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
29 December 2017, 16:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Get Ready for More Volcanic Eruptions as the Planet Warms

A new study shows that even relatively small-scale climatic changes affect volcanic activity -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
21 December 2017, 17:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Trump Drops Climate Threats from National Security Strategy

The president claimed yesterday that the true danger to U.S. security is not climate change, but regulations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
19 December 2017, 22:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email