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US Congress could fund geoengineering research for the first time

The United States Congress could fund geoengineering for the first time. Although the idea of large-scale climate engineering has stoked controversy in the past, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) has called on the US government...Show More Summary

Northeast US temperatures are decades ahead of global average

Results of a new study by researchers at the Northeast Climate Science Center (NECSC) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggest that temperatures across the northeastern United States will increase much faster than the global...Show More Summary

Northeast US temperatures are decades ahead of global average

(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) Results of a new study by researchers at the Northeast Climate Science Center (NECSC) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggest that temperatures across the northeastern United States...Show More Summary

Ice age vertebrates had mixed responses to climate change

New research examines how vertebrate species in the eastern United States ranging from snakes to mammals to birds responded to climate change over the last 500,000 years. The study, recently published in the journal Ecology Letters,Show More Summary

Ice age vertebrates had mixed responses to climate change

(American Museum of Natural History) New research examines how vertebrate species in the eastern United States ranging from snakes to mammals to birds responded to climate change over the last 500,000 years. The study reveals that contrary...Show More Summary

After Brexit and Trump, Richard Dawkins Urges New Zealand to Embrace Scientists Eager to Move

The United States just elected a man who thinks climate change is a hoax and whose running mate thinks evolution is a hoax. And in Britain, where the European Union funded a good chunk of research, the Brexit vote has left scientists...Show More Summary

Smithsonian opens climate change lab in Panama

The Smithsonian Institution opened its first lab outside the United States on Wednesday, a $20-million research center in Panama that will study the effects of climate change on tropical forests.

We Have Almost Certainly Blown the 1.5-Degree Global Warming Target

By  Andrew King,  Climate Extremes Research Fellow, University of Melbourne and  Benjamin J. Henley,  Research Fellow in Climate and Water Resources, University of Melbourne. The United Nations climate change conference held last year in Paris had the aim of tackling future climate change. Show More Summary

Melting ice sheet could expose frozen Cold War-era hazardous waste

Climate change is threatening to expose hazardous waste at an abandoned camp thought to be buried forever in the Greenland Ice Sheet, new research has found. Camp Century, a United States military base built within the Greenland iceShow More Summary

Melting ice sheet could expose frozen Cold War-era hazardous waste

TORONTO, Aug. 4, 2016 - Climate change is threatening to expose hazardous waste at an abandoned camp thought to be buried forever in the Greenland Ice Sheet, new research out of York University has found. Camp Century, a United States...Show More Summary

The effects of climate change on agriculture could kill half a million people

A new study funded by The Oxford Martin Program on the Future of Food reveals that climate change could cause the deaths of over half a million people by 2050. The study, conducted by researchers from the United Kingdom and United States...Show More Summary

'Weather@Home' offers precise new insights into climate change in the West

Tens of thousands of 'citizen scientists' have volunteered some use of their personal computer time to help researchers create one of the most detailed, high resolution simulations of weather ever done in the Western United States. This approach will ultimately help improve future predictions of regional climate and answer very specific questions.

Researchers Just Figured Out How to Turn Carbon Emissions Into These Rocks

7 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This may look like just another rock, but its so much more than that. It’s also a storage unit for carbon emissions—and it could finally give us a way to backtrack a bit on what we’ve done to our climate. Read more...

Climate change brings more pleasant weather to U.S.: for now

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers have a message for Americans who like the milder winters and agreeable summers experienced in most of the United States since the 1970s thanks to global climate change: enjoy it while you can.

US Researchers to Study Arctic Climate Change With Siberian Colleagues

Julie Brigham-Grette, a University of Massachusetts geosciences professor said that climate change research in the Arctic is a joint program of Russia and the United States.

An Open Letter to U.S. Presidential Candidates

Date:  March 27, 2016 Subject:  Extreme Weather and Rising Sea Levels From:  Bob Tisdale – Independent Researcher/Climate Change To: United States Presidential Candidates Dear Presidential Candidates: While reading this letter, please put aside your beliefs about human-induced global warming and climate change. Show More Summary

Climate change effect on agriculture could kill half a million people – new study

A new study, funded by The Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food, shows that climate change could cause the deaths of over half a million people by 2050. The study, conducted by researchers from the United Kingdom and UnitedShow More Summary

Nearly all US forests threatened by drought, climate change

Forests across the United States are feeling the heat from increasing drought and climate change, according to a study by scientists from 14 research institutions. While the effects have been most pronounced in the West, the team found virtually all US forests are now experiencing some degree of change and are vulnerable to future declines.

Team calls for integrated field research network in Midwest to address climate adaptation

URBANA, Ill. - From a global trade and agriculture perspective, the world heavily depends on the Midwest. The United States is the biggest exporter in the world of primary foodstuffs, such as corn and soybean, with most of that predominantly...Show More Summary

How Hairdressers Could Be A Secret Weapon Against Climate Change

12 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Are we looking in the wrong place when it comes to finding champions who can turn us away from our environmentally destructive ways? Researchers at a university in the United Kingdom believe that hairdressers, rather than politicians,...Show More Summary

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