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To improve our political climate, change the questions we ask

Our fractured political climate in the United States might be made worse by how we approach difficult problems, researchers say in the journal Science.

Scientists discover immense pool of molten carbon beneath the Western United States

In what could be some of the worst news for climate change since the election of Donald Trump, a group of scientists have discovered a massive reservoir of melting carbon hidden deep under the Western United States. Researchers usedShow More Summary

Give us your Huddled Scientists: France woos US Climate Researchers, Inventors in age of Trump

By Frédéric Simon | EurActiv.com | – – The United States of America. Home of the free. Land of the brave. And, until Donald Trump became president, a beacon of science, research

Climate change drove population decline in New World before Europeans arrived

Scientists report on dramatic environmental changes that occurred as Native Americans flourished and then vanished from the Midwestern United States before Europeans arrived. The researchers theorize that catastrophic climate change they observed, which doomed food production, was a primary cause of the disappearance.

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

9 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

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