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August 29, 2019


Warm Winds Are Blowing In Antarctica

In 2019, a new study led by researchers at the University of Maryland’s Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center used satellite data to show that increasingly large seasonal pools of melt water might widen cracks in an Antarctic ice sheet and cause it to break up.

July 23, 2019


Mosquitoes and Global Warming

Scientists think that as many as a billion people around the world could be newly exposed to the diseases spread by mosquitoes within the next fifty years as global temperatures rise and mosquitoes thrive.

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.

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