Mapping human vulnerability to climate change

Researchers already study how various species of plants and animals migrate in response to climate change. Now, Jason Samson, a PhD candidate in McGill University’s Department of Natural Resource Sciences, has taken the innovative step of us…

Ancient catastrophic drought leads to question: How severe can climate change become?

How severe can climate change become in a warming world?
Worse than anything we’ve seen in written history, according to results of a study appearing this week in the journal Science.
An international team of scientists led by Curt Stager of…

Climate projections show human health impacts possible within 30 years

A panel of scientists speaking today at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) unveiled new research and models demonstrating how climate change could increase exposure and risk of human illness originat…

Biogeochemistry at the core of global environmental solutions

Millbrook, NY — If society wants to address big picture environmental problems, like global climate change, acid rain, and coastal dead zones, we need to pay closer attention to the Earth’s coupled biogeochemical cycles. So reports a special i…

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