News tagged with climate challenge

Avoiding the hothouse and the icehouse

By controlling emissions of fossil fuels we may be able to greatly delay the start of the next ice age, new research from the Niels Bohr Institute at University of Copenhagen concludes. The results have been ...

Feb 11, 2009 2.9 / 5 (15) 10

Charcoal takes some heat off global warming

As much as 12 percent of the world’s human-caused greenhouse gas emissions could be sustainably offset by producing biochar, a charcoal-like substance made from plants and other organic materials. That’s ...

Aug 10, 2010 3.8 / 5 (10) 4 | with audio podcast

Higher ed must lead climate change adaptations

Higher Education institutions play a key role and must be leaders in preparing society to adapt to the needs of a changing climate, according to a new report evaluating education, research, campus sustainability ...

Jun 06, 2013 4.3 / 5 (11) 53