Northern bees at risk from insecticide

James Cook University scientists say a common tropical bee species is vulnerable to widely-used insecticides—which will decrease their heat tolerance at the same time as the climate is warming.

UN sounds warning on climate change health threat

Climate change poses a health threat through increasing weather disasters and extreme heat, the UN said Thursday, calling for better warning systems that could be weaved into public health policy.

Calculating ongoing financial costs of climate change

A pair of financial analysts, one with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, the other from Victoria University of Wellington, also in New Zealand, has conducted a global analysis of financial losses due to climate change. In ...

Satellites document effects of heat waves on plants

A new scientific study shows how periods of drought affect photosynthesis throughout the course of the day. The study found that plants in regions that are typically dry increase their CO2 intake during the morning hours ...

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