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June 6, 2019

 

Researchers Hope Seaweed Will Quiet Gassy Cows

Researchers are closing in on ways to grow a particular kind of seaweed can curb the amount of greenhouse gas that cows and other animals emit during digestion.

October 12, 2018

 

Study: For A Cooler Planet, Eat Less Meat

A study published this week puts decreased meat consumption at the forefront of climate change solutions.

September 18, 2018

 

Champagne Makers Bubble Over A Bumper Crop Caused By Drought

A record heat wave ruined crops across Europe this summer, but not all crops. Champagne growers are ecstatic over a bumper crop of grapes this year. Vintage 2018 is expected to be one of the best.

August 7, 2018

 

Gulf Of Alaska Cod Are Disappearing. Blame ‘The Blob’

The cod population in the Gulf of Alaska is at its lowest level on record. Scientists say the culprit is a warm-water mass known as "the blob."

March 12, 2018

 

As Waters Warm, Fish Migrate North, Threaten Other Fish

Fly fishers are catching striped bass – a fish that hails from as far south as Florida – in waters as far north as Newfoundland and, in a few cases, Labrador.

August 25, 2017

 

Does Sustainability Help Environment Or Just Ag’s Public Image?

Big food companies want farmers to reduce greenhouse emissions from nitrogen fertilizer, but the best-known program to accomplish this may not have much effect.

May 30, 2017

 

Uncertainty Ahead For Government Climate Research

Farmers may not be able to depend on research conducted by the government to help them adapt to climate change.

May 26, 2017

 

Global Seed Vault Totally OK But Not OK

Record high temperatures and rainfall last year caused unusually large leaks in a global backup system meant to protect against climate change.

April 27, 2017

 

Study: Grow More Crops, Store More Carbon In The Soil

New research shows breeding plants with larger root systems may be the key to storing more carbon in the soil, especially in large agricultural operations.

January 27, 2017

 

These Trees In California Need Time To Chill

Certain tree crops need a certain amount of cold weather every year. But scientists say that California's climate may become too warm for them to grow there.

November 17, 2016

 

Study Says Earth’s ‘Greening’ Is Slowing Rise Of CO2

A new study shows that the “greening” of Earth under warmer temperatures has slowed the rate of increasing CO2 over the last decade – though only by a little.

September 8, 2016

 

U.N.: Seaweed Production Needs More Regulations

A new report from the U.N. shows little regulation of the seaweed industry and growing concern for the spread of diseases that can disrupt ecological balance.

September 1, 2016

 

Study: Mussels Disappearing From New England Waters

Last week, thousands of dead mussels washed up on the shore of Long Island.

September 22, 2014

 

NY Climate March Shines Spotlight On World Food Security

Global food security was among demonstrators' top concerns in New York on Sunday during the largest march in history to call for action on climate change.

April 2, 2014

World Hunger 

Global Climate Change Impacts Food Supply

A warming world will affect everything from crops to the oceans, a new UN study says.

February 3, 2012

Garden Warming 

Warmer Weather, Changing Gardens

For the first time since 1990, the USDA has updated planting maps based on temperatures. One thing is clear -- the United States is getting warmer.

November 10, 2009

Climate Change 

Good News: An Easy Way To Prevent Climate Change

New reports from the UK suggest going vegetarian two days each week could be an easy way to prevent climate change.

August 23, 2009

Climate Change 

Will You Need Health Insurance If The Atmosphere Is Destroyed?

Lawmakers worry that the Obama administration's focus on health care reform may be impeding on climate change legislation.

August 5, 2009

Climate Change 

Can You Handle Paying 23 Cents Per Day for Climate Change?

If the climate bill is passed, reports say that consumers will pay an extra $83 per year. That's 23 cents per day.

July 28, 2009

Climate Change 

If You Don’t Believe in Rising Temperatures, Here’s Your Evidence

Just in case there are still some people out there who think that climate change is not a big deal, check out these stories.

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