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Archive: Climate

28 Apr 2016

Can Uber-Style Buses Help Relieve India's Air Pollution?

by JASON OVERDORF
India’s megacities have some the deadliest air and worst traffic congestion in the world. But Indian startups are now launching initiatives that link smart-phone apps and private shuttle buses and could help keep cars and other motorized vehicles off the roads. READ MORE

27 Apr 2016

From Mass Coral Bleaching, A Scientist Looks for Lessons

by KATHERINE BAGLEY
For climate scientist Kim Cobb, this year’s massive bleaching of coral reefs is providing sobering insights into the impacts of global warming. Yale Environment 360 talked with Cobb about the bleaching events and the push to make reefs more resilient to rising temperatures. READ MORE

21 Apr 2016

Climate Change Adds Urgency To Push to Save World’s Seeds

by VIRGINIA GEWIN
In the face of rising temperatures and worsening drought, the world’s repositories of agricultural seeds may hold the key to growing food under increasingly harsh conditions. But keeping these gene banks safe and viable is a complicated and expensive challenge. READ MORE

19 Apr 2016

As World Warms, How Do We Decide When a Plant is Native?

by JANET MARINELLI
The fate of a tree planted at poet Emily Dickinson's home raises questions about whether gardeners can — or should — play a role in helping plant species migrate in the face of rising temperatures and swiftly changing botanical zones. READ MORE

14 Apr 2016

Can We Reduce CO2 Emissions And Grow the Global Economy?

by FRED PEARCE
Surprising new statistics show that the world economy is expanding while global carbon emissions remain at the same level. Is it possible that the elusive “decoupling” of emissions and economic growth could be happening? READ MORE

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04 May 2016: Extreme Heat Could Make Parts of Middle East Uninhabitable by Mid-Century

27 Apr 2016: From Mass Coral Bleaching, A Scientist Looks for Lessons

26 Apr 2016: Historical Citizen-Scientists’ Ice Records Confirm Global Temperature Rise

22 Apr 2016: Brazilian Officials Put a Hold on Mega-Dam Project in the Amazon

20 Apr 2016: Entries Invited for Third Annual Yale Environment 360 Video Contest

18 Apr 2016: The Complicated Case of Global Warming’s Impact on Agriculture

14 Apr 2016: Drought, Climate Change Cause Rapid Plant Evolution in California

12 Apr 2016: For James Hansen, the Science Demands Activism on Climate

11 Apr 2016: More Than 50 Percent of Great Barrier Reef Affected By Bleaching

05 Apr 2016: El Nino Prevents Phytoplankton Growth, Endangering Marine Food Web


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