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Massive Antarctic volcanic eruptions linked to abrupt Southern hemisphere climate changes

New findings published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) by Desert Research Institute (DRI) Professor Joseph R. McConnell, Ph.D., and colleagues document a 192-year series of volcanic eruptions in Antarctica that coincided with accelerated deglaciation about 17,700 years ago.

Electricity consumption in Europe will shift under climate change

(Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)) Rising temperatures due to greenhouse gas emissions will fundamentally change electricity consumption patterns in Europe. A team of scientists from Germany and the United States now...Show More Summary

As climate change warms the Northeast, some snowshoe hares stay brown all year

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

By Duane Diefenbach, Adjunct Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Leader, Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, Pennsylvania State University. Denali National Park, Alaska. Tim Rains/NPS, CC BY The quintessential image of a snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) is a pure white bunny...

Climate Models Overlook Hot Spots

The Southeastern part of the United States is seeing accelerated sea level rise thanks to "hot spots" according to research from the University of Florida.

This Ship Is Not Sinking—It's Flipping for Science

The United States research fleet is made up of dozens of vessels, large and small, that take scientists out to sea to collect data on the ocean and climate and marine life, and most of them look like regular old boats or barges. But not the Research Platform FLIP, short for Floating Instrument Platform. Show More Summary

Climate Change Will Hurt the Poor and Help The Wealthy

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

In the first analysis of its kind, researchers predict climate change will cost the United States dearly.

Burlington hosting climate change information on website

The mayor of Burlington, Vermont, says the city is joining others to preserve public research on climate change following President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of … Click to Continue »

The Louisiana coast is sinking rapidly

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

From Antarctica, where a research expedition was canceled due to rising temperatures, to the Arctic Sea, where ice continues to melt, the effects of climate change are being felt around the globe. In the United States, temperatures are rising and coastlines are disappearing. One of the areas that...

Researchers find widespread acidified water along US West Coast

Climate change is altering the planet in ways we might not often think about, such as in the acidification of the world's oceans. A team of 20 scientists from institutions around the United States discovered acidified ocean water in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem. Show More Summary

Trump misunderstood MIT climate research, university officials say

By Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) - Massachusetts Institute of Technology officials said U.S. President Donald Trump badly misunderstood their research when he cited it on Thursday to justify withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. Show More Summary

REVEALED: Trump completely misunderstood MIT climate research: university officials

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Massachusetts Institute of Technology officials said U.S. President Donald Trump badly misunderstood their research when he cited it on Thursday to justify withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. Trump announced during a speech at the White House Rose Garden that he had...

Climate change litigation growing rapidly, says global study

A new global study has found that the number of lawsuits involving climate change has tripled since 2014, with the United States leading the way. Researchers identified 654 U.S. lawsuits—three times more than the rest of the world combined. Show More Summary

Climate change may bring more extreme heat, ozone pollution days to the Southeast, researchers say

Global climate change may produce an environment in the southeastern United States that could foster dangerous extreme heat events, more high-ozone pollution days in urban areas, and the potential for the growth of tropical diseases by the mid-21st century, Georgia State University researchers have projected.

Under Fire, Climate Scientists Unite With Lawyers to Fight Back

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Lawyers are building networks to respond to attempts to subvert research and threaten scientists in government and academia.

Trump Expected to Pick Former Business Professor to Serve as the USDA's 'Chief Scientist'

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

The United States Department of Agriculture’s research division studies matters such as nutrition, food distribution, and climate change, and, according to the 2008 Farm Bill, is meant to be helmed by a “chief scientist” chosen “from among distinguished scientists.” Read more...

U.S. vows commitment to Arctic climate change research

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will participate in advancing climate change research in the Arctic, a State Department official said on Monday, ahead of a summit of Arctic nations later this week where Washington's commitment to tackling climate change will likely be questioned.

TODAY’S STUDY: The Private Sector Takes Over The Climate Fight

Power Forward 3.0 How the largest U.S. companies are capturing business value while addressing climate change April 25, 2017 (WWF, CDP, Calvert Research, and Ceres) Executive Summary The largest companies in the United States are steadily...Show More Summary

Proposed cuts in US climate science reverberate worldwide

5 months agoNews : The Cutline

The gutting of US-funded climate science would cripple research agendas worldwide and hamper the global fight against climate change, say scientists outside the United States, some of whom will take to the streets Saturday to make that point. Show More Summary

Proposed cuts in US climate science reverberate worldwide

The gutting of US-funded climate science would cripple research agendas worldwide and hamper the global fight against climate change, say scientists outside the United States, some of whom will take to the streets Saturday to make that point.

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