News tagged with climate change

'Weedy' fish species to take over our future oceans

University of Adelaide researchers have for the first time demonstrated that the ocean acidification expected in the future will reduce fish diversity significantly, with small 'weedy' species dominating marine environments.

dateJul 06, 2017 in Ecology
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Australia's dry June is a sign of what's to come

This June was the seventh-warmest and second-driest on record for Australia. Parts of the southwest and southeast saw record dry conditions as frontal systems passed further south than normal and high pressure exerted its ...

dateJul 06, 2017 in Environment
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The impact of solar lighting in rural Kenya

While climate change has led many high-income countries to increase their efforts to improve energy efficiency and to invest in renewable energies, households in low-income countries still face another energy challenge: more ...

dateJul 06, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Figuring out how fast Greenland is melting

A new analysis of Greenland's past temperatures will help scientists figure out how fast the island's vast ice sheet is melting, according to a new report from University of Arizona atmospheric scientists.

dateJul 05, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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