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June 29, 2023

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Climate Change Will Increase Impacts of Volcanic Eruptions

Volcanic disasters have been studied since Pompeii was buried in 79 A.D., leading the public to believe that scientists already know why, where, when and how long volcanoes will erupt. But a volcanologist said these fundamental questions remain a ...

New Research Finds That More Than 90% of Global Aquaculture Faces Substantial Risk from Environmental Change

Many of the world's largest aquatic food producers are highly vulnerable to human-induced environmental change, with some of the highest-risk countries in Asia, Latin America and Africa demonstrating the lowest capacity for adaptation, a landmark ...

Study of Earth's Stratosphere Reduces Uncertainty in Future Climate Change

New research reduces uncertainty in future climate change linked to the stratosphere, with important implications for life on Earth. A significant source of uncertainty relates to future changes to water vapor in the stratosphere, an extremely dry region of the atmosphere 15--50 km above the ...

Scientists Discover Urea in Atmosphere Revealing Profound Consequences for Climate

Areas of the ocean that are rich in marine life are having a bigger impact on our ecosystems and the climate than previously thought, new research ...

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Social Comparisons Better Than Knowledge in Climate Change Mitigation Interventions

In interventions designed to encourage more sustainable and climate-smart behavior, examples of what other people are doing and financial 'carrots' are more important than providing ...

How to Prepare for Ocean Acidification, a Framework

An international research team develops a rubric for governments and policymaking bodies to evaluate preparedness for ocean ...

Climate Change Threatens Lemurs on Madagascar

Even supposedly adaptable mammal species face increased risk of ...

Arctic Climate Modelling Too Conservative

Climate models used by the UN's IPCC and others to project climate change are not accurately reflecting what the Arctic's future will be, experts ...

Assessing the Potential Risks of Ocean-Based Climate Intervention Technologies on Deep-Sea Ecosystems

An international team of experts convened remotely as part of the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative's Climate Working Group to consider the deep-sea impacts of ocean-based climate intervention ...

Anthropogenic Climate Change Poses Systemic Risk to Coffee Cultivation

Coffee is important to the economies of coffee producing regions. A new study suggests that climate change may significantly affect land where coffee is ...

Sea Level Rise Poses Particular Risk for Asian Megacities

本世纪海平面上升可能不成比例affect certain Asian megacities, according to new research that looks at the effects of natural sea level fluctuations in addition to climate ...

Breathing Is Going to Get Tougher

Not all pollution comes from people. When global temperatures increase by 4 degrees Celsius, harmful plant emissions and dust will also increase by as much as 14 percent, according to new ...

Pakistan Streamflow Timing Will Become Three Times Faster by End of Century

A research team investigated changes in seasonal variability of streamflow over Pakistan from bias-corrected regional climate ...

Climate Trends in the West, Today and 11,000 Years Ago

What we think of as the classic West Coast climate began just about 4,000 years ago, finds a study on climate trends of the Holocene ...

Feedback Loops Make Climate Action Even More Urgent, Scientists Say

Researchers have identified 26 global warming accelerators known as amplifying feedback loops that the researchers say aren't being properly included in climate models. They note that the ...


Past Records Help to Predict Different Effects of Future Climate Change on Land and Sea

Ongoing climate change driven by greenhouse gas emissions is often discussed in terms of global average warming. For example, the landmark Paris Agreement seeks to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees ...

What Makes People Care About the Environment?

A new study analyzes the factors that drive environmental concern among Europeans in an effort to understand how we can bolster popular support for combating climate ...

Study Links Adoption of Electric Vehicles With Less Air Pollution and Improved Health

A team of researchers have now begun to document the actual impact of electric vehicle adoption in the first study to use real-world data to link electric cars, air pollution and health. Leveraging ...

Mixing Between Species Reduces Vulnerability to Climate Change

New research provides rare evidence that natural hybridization can reduce the risk of extinction of species threatened by climate change. Researchers have identified genes that enable Rainbowfish to ...

Vulnerability of Red Sea Urchins to Climate Change Depends on Location

A new study of red sea urchins, a commercially valuable species, investigated how different populations respond to changes in their environments. The results show that red sea urchin populations in ...

Biodiversity Safeguards Bird Communities Under a Changing Climate

A new study shows that North American bird communities containing functionally diverse species have changed less under climate change during the past 50 years than functionally simple ...

Bilingual Kids Could Lead in Ocean Environmental Action

Participation in environmental education programs can motivate children across diverse language groups to act responsibly toward the environment, a recent study ...

Climate Change Could Cause 'Disaster' in the World's Oceans

Climate change will slow down deep overturning ocean circulation in the coming centuries. Using three dozen Earth system models, researchers have concluded that the Southern Meridional Overturning ...

Climate Impacts Are Increasing; Textbooks Aren't Keeping Pace

A new study finds biology textbooks have done a poor job of incorporating material related to climate change. For example, the study found that most textbooks published in the 2010s included less ...

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