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26 Sep 2016

As Arctic Ocean Ice Disappears, Global Climate Impacts Intensify

by PETER WADHAMS
The top of the world is turning from white to blue in summer as the ice that has long covered the north polar seas melts away. This monumental change is triggering a cascade of effects that will amplify global warming and could destabilize the global climate system. READ MORE

22 Sep 2016

What’s Killing Native Birds in The Mountain Forests of Kauai?

by DIANE TOOMEY
Biologist Eben Paxton is sounding the alarm about the catastrophic collapse of native bird populations on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. His group's research has uncovered the culprit: disease-carrying mosquitoes that have invaded the birds' mountain habitat. READ MORE

15 Sep 2016

For China’s Polluted Megacities, A Focus on Slashing Emissions

by MIKE IVES
The booming industrial center of Shenzhen is a showcase for Chinese efforts to cut CO2 emissions and make the nation's burgeoning cities more livable. But it remains to be seen whether China's runaway industrial development can give way to a low-carbon future. READ MORE

12 Sep 2016

Why We Need a Carbon Tax, And Why It Won’t Be Enough

by BILL MCKIBBEN
Putting a price on carbon is an idea whose time has come, with even Big Oil signaling it may drop its long-standing opposition to a carbon tax. But the question is, has it come too late? READ MORE

08 Sep 2016

Clinton vs. Trump: A Sharp Divide Over Energy and the Environment

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23 Sep 2016: World’s Coffee Supply Threatened by Climate Change, Report Says

22 Sep 2016: What’s Killing the Native Birds in The Mountain Forests of Kauai?

21 Sep 2016: Paris Climate Agreement Moves One Step Closer to Entering Into Force

19 Sep 2016: Arctic Sea Ice Extent in 2016 Ties As Second Lowest in the Satellite Record

08 Sep 2016: Clinton vs. Trump: A Sharp Divide Over Energy and the Environment

07 Sep 2016: Costa Rica Runs on Renewable Energy For More Than Two Months Straight

29 Aug 2016: Thousands of Homes Keep Flooding, Yet They Keep Being Rebuilt Again

26 Aug 2016: Ragweed Allergies Could Double In Europe as Global Temperatures Rise

25 Aug 2016: Scientists Find New Way To Convert Carbon Dioxide into Energy

22 Aug 2016: For China’s Massive Data Centers, A Push to Cut Energy and Water Use


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