News tagged with climatic change

Related topics:

Coffee threatened by climate change, disease, pests

According to connoisseurs, the tastiest of coffee beans come from the Coffea arabica shrub, a fragile weakling that is susceptible to diseases and pests. And climate change isn't making things any easier for the plant. An ...

dateFeb 14, 2018 in Ecology
shares9 comments 0

Water: Why the taps run dry

The world has abundant freshwater but it is unevenly distributed and under increasing pressure, UN agencies say, as highlighted by the severe shortages in Cape Town.

dateFeb 13, 2018 in Environment
shares33 comments 0

New model for evaluating rangeland systems launches

Rangelands are the dominant land type across the planet and millions of people rely on the natural goods and services and food security the lands provide. A recently released model, G-Range, allows scientists and policymakers ...

dateFeb 13, 2018 in Environment
shares10 comments 0

US intel chief issues warning about climate change

The top US intelligence official issued a warning on Tuesday about the dangers of climate change in testimony that was seemingly at odds with the skepticism of President Donald Trump and other members of his administration.

dateFeb 13, 2018 in Environment
shares469 comments 1