News tagged with climate

Studying climate change impact on maple syrup quality

As maple sugaring season approaches, plant ecologist Kristina Stinson at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently received a two-year, $149,800 grant to study the impact of climate change on the quantity and quality ...

dateFeb 10, 2016 in Ecology
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Climate change 'forcing species to move'

Warming temperatures are causing about half of the world's plants and animals to move location, an international conference in Australia heard Wednesday, with every major type of species affected.

dateFeb 10, 2016 in Ecology
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Supreme Court deals blow to Obama climate plan

The US Supreme Court has put on hold a sweeping plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fueled power plants, dealing a significant blow to President Barack Obama's efforts to rein in climate change.

dateFeb 10, 2016 in Environment
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