Measurement uncertainty may stall global biodiversity targets

More than ever before, there is a growing interest in dedicating resources to stop the loss of biodiversity, as recently exemplified by the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) decided at COP15 in December ...

Climate report: 'Uncharted territory' imperils life on Earth

An international coalition of climate scientists says in a paper published in BioScience that the Earth's vital signs have worsened beyond anything humans have yet seen, to the point that life on the planet is imperiled.

From bottom up, bureaucrats elevate climate change as priority

From the highest point on a small island nation in 2001—a bridge just a few feet above water—an International Monetary Fund economist immediately recognized its vulnerability to natural disasters and sea-level rise.

How scientists are helping cities adapt to extreme heat

Since early July, the Earth has sweltered under record-breaking heat. In the United States, from California and the Desert Southwest to Texas and Florida, a long-lasting heat wave in the triple digits has broken dozens of ...

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