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09

Apr

Salamanders take a bite out of climate changeWe rarely see them, but salamanders are the most common vertebrates in North America’s forests. And these stealthy amphibians also help sequester CO2 that would otherwise fuel climate change.

Salamanders take a bite out of climate change
We rarely see them, but salamanders are the most common vertebrates in North America’s forests. And these stealthy amphibians also help sequester CO2 that would otherwise fuel climate change.

08

Apr

5 places already feeling the effects of climate changeClimate change forecasts tend to focus on how the world will look in a century, but some places need evaluation now.

5 places already feeling the effects of climate change
Climate change forecasts tend to focus on how the world will look in a century, but some places need evaluation now.

31

Mar

UN report: Climate change already taking a major toll on EarthThe new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change emphasized how climate-related issues, like water and food shortages, are causing conflicts around the world.

UN report: Climate change already taking a major toll on Earth
The new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change emphasized how climate-related issues, like water and food shortages, are causing conflicts around the world.

23

Mar

Got moss? The pika’s peculiar response to climate changeAn in-depth study of pikas in Oregon reveals that these round, furry creatures are consuming an astonishing amount of fiber.

Got moss? The pika’s peculiar response to climate change
An in-depth study of pikas in Oregon reveals that these round, furry creatures are consuming an astonishing amount of fiber.

18

Mar

Climate change may bring famine faster than expectedA new study suggests climate change will begin reducing food yields in the 2030s for many parts of the world, creating dangerous uncertainty for large numbers of people in temperate and tropical regions.

Climate change may bring famine faster than expected
A new study suggests climate change will begin reducing food yields in the 2030s for many parts of the world, creating dangerous uncertainty for large numbers of people in temperate and tropical regions.

27

Feb

The Quelccaya Ice Cap is melting and global warming is to blameNew research proves that the Peruvian glacier is shrinking due to climate change.

The Quelccaya Ice Cap is melting and global warming is to blame
New research proves that the Peruvian glacier is shrinking due to climate change.

17

Feb

John Kerry: Climate change is a ‘fearsome weapon of mass destruction’In a speech in Indonesia, the Secretary of State also derides ‘head in the sand’ climate change deniers.

John Kerry: Climate change is a ‘fearsome weapon of mass destruction’
In a speech in Indonesia, the Secretary of State also derides ‘head in the sand’ climate change deniers.

16

Feb

Warming winters send no love to Olympic bid citiesThe International Olympic Committee requires potential host cities to provide average high and low temperatures but not climate forecasts for that year’s games.

Warming winters send no love to Olympic bid cities
The International Olympic Committee requires potential host cities to provide average high and low temperatures but not climate forecasts for that year’s games.

14

Feb

Olympic athletes rally in defense of winterFaced with warm, slushy conditions in Sochi and other recent Winter Games, a coalition of Olympic athletes is fighting to save their sports from climate change.

Olympic athletes rally in defense of winter
Faced with warm, slushy conditions in Sochi and other recent Winter Games, a coalition of Olympic athletes is fighting to save their sports from climate change.

11

Feb

Chikungunya fever: Should the U.S. be worried about its spread?Climate change has increased the chances of the ideal conditions of warmer climates and more rainfall attracting the carrier mosquitoes.

Chikungunya fever: Should the U.S. be worried about its spread?
Climate change has increased the chances of the ideal conditions of warmer climates and more rainfall attracting the carrier mosquitoes.