If global warming is real, why was it so cold and snowy last winter?
Americans view global warming by what they see outside their windows and not scientific evidence, according to a University of Michigan survey.
First-in-nation state climate assessment released by Vermont
Fewer days for making maple syrup. Twenty-five years with more snow for skiing. Summer heat stress for dairy cows. These are a few of the forecasts from the Vermont Climate Assessment, the nation's first ...
Climate change may prevent contact with alien civilisations
Enrico Fermi, when asked about intelligent life on other planets, famously replied, "Where are they?" Any civilisation advanced enough to undertake interstellar travel would, he argued, in a brief period ...
ESA image: Drowning islands
'Raise your voice, not the sea level' is the theme for today's World Environment Day.
Carbon: China hopes peak will come 'as early as possible'
China hopes its emissions of greenhouse gases will peak "as early as possible" but its experts differ as to when it will happen, its chief negotiator at UN climate talks said Thursday.
State of wildland fire emissions, carbon, and climate research
Scientists know that wildland fire emissions play a significant role in the global carbon cycle and that its principal component – carbon dioxide – is a primary driver of climate change. But predicting ...
Climate change at the movies
Research published in the International Journal of Sustainable Development suggests that purportedly entertaining films that feature global warming and climate change can affect public understanding. But films are often ...
Researchers predict more runoff in High Asia due to increasing precipitation and glacier melt
UK: Global warming to bring heavier summer downpours
Global warming could cause extreme summer downpours to become several times more frequent in the UK by 2100, a new study suggests.
Subgrid modeling pinpoints cloud transformation to uncover true reflective power
(Phys.org) —In the global scheme of things, clouds are the small stuff. And clouds' inner workings are even smaller. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that neglecting the small stuff ...
Buried fossil soils found to be awash in carbon
Soils that formed on the Earth's surface thousands of years ago and that are now deeply buried features of vanished landscapes have been found to be rich in carbon, adding a new dimension to our planet's ...
Climate deal 'won't be perfect': US negotiator
With 19 months to go until the deadline for a new, global pact on climate change, the United States' top negotiator cautioned Thursday against unrealistic expectations, saying the deal "won't be perfect".
Unclouding our view of future climate
If we had a second Earth, we could experiment with its atmosphere to see how increased levels of greenhouse gases would change it, without the risks that come with performing such an experiment. Since we ...
US Southwest water availability reductions ahead according to research that reveals spring drying trends
New research from scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory identified a trajectory of spring drying that will alter water availability across the U.S. Southwest. To describe the net change in water, ...