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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

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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'

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

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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.

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

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