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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

2 weeks 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

5 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

Spanish missions triggered Native American population collapse, indirect impact on climate

New interdisciplinary research in the Southwest United States has resolved long-standing debates on the timing and magnitude of American Indian population collapse in the region. The severe and rapid collapse of Native American populations...Show More Summary

The Plague Is Still Alive And Well In The American West

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Small outbreaks of the plague still occur in the western United States, and now new research shows these clusters don't happen at random. Instead, they tend to pop up in areas that have certain mix of climates, animals and elevation,...Show More Summary

Young marine scientists making a difference at the Paris Climate Conference

Ocean more present than ever at the 21st conference of the parties Marine Scientists from France, the United Kingdom, the United States and Germany presented ocean research at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) in Paris. Especially young scientists benefitted greatly from participating in the […]

Evergreens at risk

In a broad analysis of climate change scenarios, researchers see a grim future for evergreen forests in the Southwest region of the United States. Using field reports, validated regional predictions and computer models, they project a 72 percent loss of needleleaf evergreens by 2050, almost 100 percent by 2100.

Evergreens at risk

A research paper published today in Nature Climate Change predicts widespread death of needleleaf evergreen trees (NET) within the Southwest United States by the year 2100 under projected global warming scenarios. The research team that...Show More Summary

A field research network to address looming grain failures

The effects of climate change will continue to alter growing conditions in the Midwest United States, requiring urgent action by researchers to help farmers and other stakeholders adapt their practices. To preserve food security andShow More Summary

Vegetarian Diet Actually WORSE for the Environment per Calorie Than Consuming Meat

Contrary to recent headlines -- and a talk by actor Arnold Schwarzenegger at the United Nations Paris Climate Change Conference -- eating a vegetarian diet could contribute to climate change.In fact, according to new research from Carnegie...Show More Summary

Solar Marketing Lessons from EcoAmerica's Climate Change Research

The first and most important rule of talking to people in the United States about the subject of climate change is simple: Don’t actually talk about climate change. That’s the word from EcoAmerica, based on their latest research on climate messaging. read more

'Green News Report' -- December 3, 2015

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Historic United Nations climate talks (COP21) now underway in Paris; Governments and billionaires launch huge new investments in clean energy research and development; PLUS: Republicans working hard to undermine progress in any way they can... Show More Summary

New map boosts understanding of complex UN climate regime

Researchers have helped create a comprehensive and interactive map of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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