A surprising study of North and South American mammals, birds and amphibians finds that only about 6 percent of closely related species whose ranges do not currently overlap are likely to come into contact by the end of this century...
SALT LAKE CITY – The iconic look of Mormon missionaries — dark suit, white shirt, tie and black name tag — has just dropped one element — the suit coat. That is, however, only in hot climates. Male Mormon proselytizers, known as “elders,”...Show More Summary
A group of bipartisan mayors from over 250 cities are taking an important stand against “climate change denialism,” calling for the “swift implementation” of climate education in high schools nationwide. At the US Conference of Mayors annual meeting this June, Mayor Edwin M. Show More Summary
In a signed declaration, 36 Nobel laureates call climate change a threat of "comparable magnitude" to nuclear war. The post Dozens Of Nobel Prize-Winning Scientists Call For Action On Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Significant changes in one of Earth's most important ecosystems are not only a symptom of climate change, but may fuel further warming, research suggests. One of the biggest studies to date of key vegetation in the Arctic tundra provides strong evidence that dramatic changes in the region are being driven by climate warming.
From the University of Washington comes this sigh of relief. Risk of interbreeding due to climate change lower than expected One of the questions raised by climate change has been whether it could cause more species of animals to interbreed. Two species of flying squirrel have already produced mixed offspring because of climate change, and…
With new allies like Naomi Klein and a tour of his Latin home turf, the pope is clearly getting ready to face-off with Republican deniers and Big Oil during his U.S. visit in September.
The church voted to divest on the basis that fossil fuel burning causes catastrophic climate change. The post Episcopal Church Votes To Withdraw Investments In Fossil Fuels appeared first on ThinkProgress.
STUDY: How The Media Is Covering Presidential Candidates' Climate Science Denial Kevin Kalhoefer, July 1, 2015 (Media Matters) Several months into the 2016 presidential campaign, the media is frequently failing to fact-check statements by presidential candidates denying the science of climate change. Show More Summary
CLIMATE HEAT TURNS MALE LIZARDS FEMALE Climate change turning male dragon lizards into females PTI, 6 July 2015 (The Economic Times) “Scientists have confirmed for the first time that sex change [of male dragon lizards into females]Show More Summary
Neither Paris nor Lyon are burning - yet. But sweltering, roasting under 40 centigrade (106 F) skies, they definitely are - and the delegates gathering in Lyon to channel the climate action potential of cities, states and provinces feel the heat. Show More Summary
Buzzfeed's "Whatever Happened To These 6 Polite Gestures?" was all over Facebook recently. It prompted all kinds of nostalgia for things like thank you notes--as if climate change would end when people bought stationary and picked up pens again. Show More Summary
The Obama administration officials in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) used talking points from the liberal think tank Center for American Progress (CAP) to talk to reporters about their climate change regulations.
A lot of us look at the actions of climate change alarmists and wonder how what would seem to be educated people can justify their own actions given the way they sometimes behave. Personally, I often wonder if they aren’t just so off the rails that they end up being becoming like the “crazy cat…
When you live in a temperate climate, you’re probably all too familiar with the never-ending wait for summer. Now that it’s past 4th of July and summer is upon us, it’s safe to say that it hit us… hard. The second you go outside, you feel your shirt sticking to your back and your hair expanding outward, […]
China formally submitted its climate pledge for the post-2020 period in preparation for the new international climate agreement. These details were announced as part of the US-China climate agreement last November, but China has now added a carbon intensity reduction target to its 2030 goals. read more
By Saleem Shaikh, Climate News Network More than 1,200 people have died as the result of an intense heatwave in southern Pakistan, and experts warn of more hot weather to come.
Quasi-static Eocene–Oligocene climate in Patagonia promotes slow faunal evolution and mid-Cenozoic global coolingAuthors:Kohn et alAbstract:New local/regional climatic data were compared with floral and faunal records from central Patagonia to investigate how faunas evolve in the context of local and global climates. Show More Summary
Is the 2016 GOP presidential nominee really going to campaign for the White House on pledges to… 1) scrap a hard-won international agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program 2) withdraw the U.S. from participation in a global climate accord 3) reverse the ongoing restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba, and 4) repeal a health law […]
Time is rapidly running out for the world’s oceans and the creatures that live in them as the Earth’s climate continues to warm, say scientists. Only ‘immediate and substantial’ reductions in greenhouse gas emissions can hope to prevent ‘massive’ impacts on marine ecosystems, warn the experts. Researchers compared the fate of the oceans under two […]