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July 10, 2019


The Twin Benefits of Eating Less Meat

Research shows that health models and emissions models join up if people were to consume less meat worldwide, by cutting from their diet 2-3 portions of meat per week.

June 11, 2019


Global Warming Helps Leafhoppers Proliferate

Entomologists found that potato leafhoppers, which are migratory pests, arrived in the fields an average of 10 days earlier in 2012 than they did in the early 1950s.

May 22, 2019


Global Warming Has Unexpected Effects On Weather

Blizzards and icy weather may seem out of place in a warming world, so how do we explain cold weather in the time of global warming?

May 9, 2019


Laughing Gas Is Also A Major Greenhouse Gas

An international team of scientists in Antarctica have discovered that there was a 30% increase in atmospheric nitrous oxide at the end of the last ice age.

April 19, 2019


The Uneven Rise Of The Eastern Seaboard

In New York, the sea has risen a foot over the past century, and in Maine, a half foot. How can we explain that difference?

March 25, 2019


Dimming the Sun

Some scientists have been proposing extreme tactics in the fight against rising global temperatures.

March 13, 2019


Global Warming May Happen More Rapidly Than Previously Thought

According to a new report from the United Nations, immediate solutions to global warming are needed to prevent the most serious effects of climate change.

February 8, 2019


Adapting To Climate Change

Drummond’s rockcress may be uniquely adaptable to a warming planet.

January 29, 2019



Magnesite is a carbonate mineral, which means it captures CO2 when it’s formed.

December 10, 2018


The Heat is On For Painted Turtles

Temperature determines the sex of painted turtle hatchlings, and climate change is tipping the balance to an all-female future.

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