A Moment of Science

Posts tagged climate change

August 8, 2014

 

crops in a severe drought

More CO2, Less Protein

Climate change may not only devastate food crops, but also diminish plants' nutritional value.

June 19, 2014

 

A school of fish

Climate Change Also Threatens Fish

Climate change isn't just bad for us land animals. It's bad for sea creatures as well.

April 14, 2014

 

A reddish horse with a flowing blonde mane stands in the snow

Warming And Mammalian Dwarfism

55 million years ago, as the Earth heated up, many mammal species got smaller. Could the same thing happen again with human-induced global climate change?

April 9, 2014

 

Mt. Erebus steams against a blue sky

Antarctic Volcano?

According to geologists, there's something very hot going on under all that ice.

March 19, 2014

 

Coffee cup with plate

Climate Change And Coffee: A Rude Awakening

In addition to raising sea levels and wiping out species, climate change may threaten the world's coffee supply.

March 10, 2014

 

A grizzle bear stands in the bushes

Is Global Warming Good For Grizzlies?

While climate change is bad for most of us, grizzly bears may not complain too much -- at least in the near-term.

August 19, 2013

 

penguins walking around the snow

Climate Change May Actually Help Penguins

Is it possible that some animals actually benefit from climate change?

June 14, 2013

 

thermometer mounted on wall

Does Climate Change Mean More Flus?

I'm writing during flu season, and it seems like this is one of the worst outbreaks in a while. Any idea what's causing it?

June 20, 2012

 

neanderthal heads in a museum

What Happened To The Neanderthals?

Scientists have found evidence that by the time modern humans arrived in Europe, Neanderthals had already experienced an extinction scare.

May 21, 2012

 

frame wood lumber

When A Tree Falls In The Woods

When it comes to carbon emissions, not all felled trees are created equal.

Next Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science