Flower color in some parts of the world, including the Himalayas, has evolved to attract bees as pollinators, research has shown for the first time.
TOKYO (AP) — In what was supposed to be a warm reunion, Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet instead Wednesday in a climate fraught with tension over an airspace dispute that has put Asia on edge. A day before...Show More Summary
Yet another article is making the rounds, raising eyebrows, and otherwise causing people to exhaust their cliche reserves. This one is about the discovery that pine beetles are now invading parts of New Jersey, and have already killed tens of thousands of acres of pines, and are marching northward. read more
A new installation along Chicago’s latest linear park will let people watch the slow-motion calamity of climate change -- by way of tree blossoms.
A new report extends the idea of abrupt climate change, stating that even steady, gradual change in the physical climate system can have abrupt impacts elsewhere -- in human infrastructure and ecosystems for example -- if critical thresholds are crossed.
Ever since Typhoon Haiyan devastated portions of Southeast Asia -- particularly the Philippines -- in early November, members of the self-styled mainstream media and climate alarmists have charged that the 'most powerful storm ever'Show More Summary
Welcome to the new entrepreneurial status quo -- business owners who crave independence, not dominance. When you get to be my age, you realize that, in business at least, climate change is real. The environment for starting companies is constantly evolving. Show More Summary
This year was so bad for Christmas tree growers, what with heat waves and flash floods and whatnot, that a bunch of them have decided that they're not going to plant new crops.
At the second Kepler Science Conference, held early this month, scientists discussed the latest findings resulting from the analysis of Kepler Space Telescope data, which includes the discovery of 833 new candidate planets. Ten of these candidates are less than...
From the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Continuing with pledge pathways to 2030 could push climate goals out of reach Current pledges for greenhouse gas emission reductions are inadequate and will further increase the challenge to reach internationally agreed … Continue reading ?
Current pledges for greenhouse gas emission reductions are inadequate and will further increase the challenge to reach internationally agreed climate targets, according to new research from a global consortium of 13 international research...Show More Summary
These posts are intended to share information and ideas about climate change and hence act as a roundtable. Again, I do not want to spend time in comments rehashing whether human activity causes climate change. This edition is completely about […]
Flower colour in some parts of the world, including the Himalayas, has evolved to attract bees as pollinators, research has shown for the first time. In a study published in the Journal of Ecology, biologists from Monash University and RMIT University have investigated the evolution of flower colours due to the bee's colour vision. Show More Summary
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Recent Forest Service studies on high-elevation climate trends in the Pacific Northwest United States show that streamflow declines tie directly to decreases and changes in winter winds that bring precipitation across the region. Show More Summary
The results of California’s fifth carbon auction were released recently, marking an important environmental milestone for the state – one year since the debut of its cap-and-trade system. While international climate discussions dragShow More Summary
Photo via Co.Design In what will surely become a mecca of sorts for globe-trotting fans of mid-'90s stoner comedy Biodome (and O.K., maybe a few nature enthusiasts), South Korea is on track to open the nature center to end all...