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04

Aug

What is microcystin?The harmful toxin responsible for the shutdown of Toledo’s water taps is on the rise, and experts suggest that farming and climate change may be to blame.

What is microcystin?
The harmful toxin responsible for the shutdown of Toledo’s water taps is on the rise, and experts suggest that farming and climate change may be to blame.

Can ants save the world from climate change?When ants make limestone, they end up capturing tiny bits of carbon in the limestone, and this lessens the amount in our atmosphere.

Can ants save the world from climate change?
When ants make limestone, they end up capturing tiny bits of carbon in the limestone, and this lessens the amount in our atmosphere.

03

Aug

Exquisite oil paintings reflect on climate change consequences
In the “Losing Paradise” series, Canadian artist Eric Vanasse speculates on the figurative long-term consequences of climate change and habitat destruction. The thought-provoking collection of paintings pose important questions regarding the fate of our planet and the people and animals that live there.

24

Jul

Will redheads get wiped out by climate change?People with fiery locks are unique in many ways. (And don’t worry, they’ll be with us for a long time yet.)

Will redheads get wiped out by climate change?
People with fiery locks are unique in many ways. (And don’t worry, they’ll be with us for a long time yet.)

22

Jul

The climate change science behind ‘Sharknado’Writer Thunder Levin explains why an increase in emissions is leading to more shark-saturated tornadoes. (Nudge, nudge. Wink, wink)

The climate change science behind ‘Sharknado’
Writer Thunder Levin explains why an increase in emissions is leading to more shark-saturated tornadoes. (Nudge, nudge. Wink, wink)

14

Jul

Will climate change bring on more kidney stones?New study leads health experts to believe that the rising temps of climate change will cause a major increase in painful kidney stones.

Will climate change bring on more kidney stones?
New study leads health experts to believe that the rising temps of climate change will cause a major increase in painful kidney stones.

09

Jul

Butterflies change travel plans as U.K. warmsBritish winters used to be too cold for the butterflies, but not anymore.

Butterflies change travel plans as U.K. warms
British winters used to be too cold for the butterflies, but not anymore.

30

Jun

10 innovative ideas that let us live on water

25

Jun

4 ways climate change can scorch the U.S. economyA trio of U.S. financial luminaries have teamed up to produce ‘Risky Business,’ a 50-page breakdown of why the American economy can’t afford to let the worst forecasts for climate change come true.

4 ways climate change can scorch the U.S. economy
A trio of U.S. financial luminaries have teamed up to produce ‘Risky Business,’ a 50-page breakdown of why the American economy can’t afford to let the worst forecasts for climate change come true.

20

Jun

Re-routing flights could reduce climate impact of contrailsVapor trails left by aircraft can be significantly reduced by adding a negligible distance to the length of flights, say researchers.

Re-routing flights could reduce climate impact of contrails
Vapor trails left by aircraft can be significantly reduced by adding a negligible distance to the length of flights, say researchers.