Menu
Archive: Climate

12 May 2015

As Andes Warm, Deciphering The Future for Tropical Birds

by DANIEL GROSSMAN
Scientists have theorized that tropical birds in mountainous regions will move uphill as the climate warms. But new research in the Peruvian Andes suggests that the birds will stay put and face a new threat — predator snakes that will climb into their territory to escape the heat. READ MORE

30 Apr 2015

How British Columbia Gained By Putting a Price on Carbon

by DIANE TOOMEY
Seven years ago, British Columbia became the first jurisdiction in North America to adopt an economy-wide carbon tax. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, economics expert Stewart Elgie explains how the tax helped cut the province’s fossil fuel use without hurting its economy. READ MORE

16 Apr 2015

For Buddhist Leader, Religion And the Environment Are One

by ROGER COHN
As a Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Karmapa is promoting green practices in monasteries in the Himalayan region. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about how the world needs both religion and science in tackling the “environmental emergency” of climate change. READ MORE

07 Apr 2015

Frustrated Tar Sands Industry Looks for Arctic Export Route

by ED STRUZIK
With the Keystone XL and other pipeline projects running into stiff opposition, Alberta’s tar sands industry is facing growing pressure to find ways to get its oil to market. One option under consideration would be to ship the oil via an increasingly ice-free Arctic Ocean. READ MORE

30 Mar 2015

How Long Can Oceans Continue To Absorb Earth’s Excess Heat?

by CHERYL KATZ
The main reason soaring greenhouse gas emissions have not caused air temperatures to rise more rapidly is that oceans have soaked up much of the heat. But new evidence suggests the oceans’ heat-buffering ability may be weakening. READ MORE

See all features in "Climate"

e360 digest

02 Jun 2015: Pollution From Carbon Monoxide Has Fallen Steadily Since 2000, Data Show

27 May 2015: Power Plant Emissions to Drop To 1980s Levels Under U.S. Clean Power Plan

19 May 2015: Maps Depict China's Coasts Under Scenario of Dramatic Sea Level Rise

18 May 2015: Low Snowpack Raising Drought Concerns in Oregon and Washington

15 May 2015: Indonesia Extends Major Logging Moratorium, Which Critics Decry as Weak

13 May 2015: Car Travel Is Six Times More Expensive Than Bicycling, Study Finds

12 May 2015: Unique Stretch Marks Show Greenland Ice Accelerating Toward Sea

05 May 2015: Pollen May Play Surprising Role in Climate and Cloud Formation

01 May 2015: One in Six Species Facing Extinction in Current Climate Trajectory

30 Apr 2015: Volcanic Eruption in Chile Could Have an Effect on Climate, NASA Data Show


SEARCH


Donate to Yale Environment 360


ABOUT

Menu

SUPPORT E360

Menu

TOPICS

Menu

DEPARTMENTS

Menu

HOME PAGE

Menu