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Half of the Earth’s land mass is made up of rangelands, which include grasslands and savannas, yet they are being transformed at an alarming rate. Woody plants, such as trees and shrubs are taking over, leading to a loss of critical habitat and ...
Two new scientific studies, reported by Climate
News Network, have added still more links between human-caused release of greenhouse gases and climate change
In Austria, scientist Ben Marzeion of University of Innsbruck’s Institute of ...
The Royal Society of London, the world's oldest scientific publisher, has unveiled a proposal to create the first serious framework for future geoengineering experiments.
It's a sign that what are still considered drastic and risky ...
New research indicates older species of coral have more of what it takes to survive a warming and increasingly polluted climate
, according to biologists from the University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Puerto Rico – ...
Why is it that some political conservatives have been so obstinate in opposing any government action to address human-caused climate change
? The answer is that they aren’t real conservatives. Real conservatives favor working toward a truly free ...
is altering the way some scientists are trying to save endangered plant and animal species from extinction.
For nearly 100 years, conservationists have focused preservation efforts on maintaining species' historical ranges ...
In stark contrast to their party's public stance on Capitol Hill, many Republicans privately acknowledge the scientific consensus that human activity is at least partially responsible for climate change
and recognize the need to address the ...
When Floyd Arthur moved to California's Central Valley as a child in the mid-20th century, his migrant worker parents found water by digging just a few feet into the ground.But now, the drilling company Arthur and his son own has to bore ...
As our world warms, glacial ice continues to retreat. However, scientists have now come to realize that humans are mostly to blame, rather than being able to solely peg it on natural climate
fluctuations, according to a new ...
When it comes to climate change
, a major part of President Barack Obama's plan is to promote ideas and solutions at state and local levels.
Last month, surrounded by his task force of state, local and tribal leaders, Obama unveiled a ...
Evangelicals are frequently called out for appearing to care only about the unborn and giving little attention to post-birth conditions.
The 21-year-old Evangelical Environment Network, which describes itself as "a ministry that ...
Ice discharge from Antarctica could contribute up to 37 centimeters to the global sea level rise within this century, a new study shows. For the first time, an international team of scientists provide a comprehensive estimate on the full range of ...
A study has found that more than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the Earth’s glaciers can be attributed to human activity.
In a new study, scientists have analysed glaciers’ melting activities since 1851, but did not find any ...
More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world’s glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds.
Scientists looking at glacier melt since 1851 didn’t see a human fingerprint until about the middle of the 20th century. ...
Human activity is playing an increasing role in the melting of glaciers, Austrian and Canadian scientists have found.
One of the most disruptive effects of climate change
, glacier retreat leads to rising sea levels, landslides and ...
It was cold in the winter of 1684. Damn cold. So cold, in fact, that a couple of paintings from the time, depicting Londoners gambolling on the frozen River Thames, remain a kind of pictorial shorthand for the depths to which European ...
Over the past 20 years, human influences have become the strongest driver of melting glaciers, Austrian and Canadian glaciologists reported Thursday in the journal Science
The world's glaciers have been shrinking since the end of the ...
In the wake of two damning reports outlining the deteriorating state of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Indian mining conglomerate Adani on Friday secured the rights to begin construction on a rail line that will drive coal directly into the ...
From Alaska to the Alps, photos of today's diminished glaciers contrasted with grainy black-and-white images of their former, more massive states are some of the most widely used examples of the impact of human-caused climate change
, with their ...
Looking to buy a house? That’s great, unless you’re in your 20s and 30s and regularly read climate
reports. They tend to project dramatic change
s to the climate
over the next 50 years, and given that current life expectancy is hovering around 80, ...
Antarctica glaciers melting because of global warming may push up sea levels faster than previously believed, potentially threatening megacities including New York and Shanghai, researchers in Germany said.
Antarctica’s ice discharge may ...
The ancestral connections of tribal coastal communities to the ocean’s natural resources stretch back thousands of years. But growing acidification is changing oceanic conditions, putting the cultural and economic reliance of coastal tribes--a ...
Corporate Australia is in complete denial about climate change
, according to former fossil fuels executive and energy commentator Ian Dunlop.Mr Dunlop, a former chairman of the Coal Association, said business should be condemning the ...
It’s snowing – does this mean global warming is a hoax?
Variations on this question pop up with depressing regularity, prompting scientists to patiently explain the distinction between weather and climate
Short term ...
Melting of glaciers caused by human activity has soared in the past 20 years, a study has shown.
Human influence is now the strongest driver of glacier melting, which has been occurring since the end of the “Little Ice Age” in the ...