Home Tags Climate change

Tag: climate change

Trees and climate change: Faster growth, lighter wood

Trees are growing more rapidly due to climate change. This sounds like good news. After all, this means that trees are storing more carbon...

Corals are becoming more tolerant of rising ocean temperatures

The existence and causes of coral bleaching are recognized as an increasing world-wide environmental concern related to climate change. A number of experiments have...
Amphibians face many challenges in Brazilian rain forest

Amphibians face many challenges in Brazilian rain forest

Deforestation remains the biggest threat to animals that call the rain forest “home.” However, even measured, sensible development projects can have unforeseen effects because...
Microbes that drive climate change

Microbes that drive climate change

A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in Sweden may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change. Microbes...

Evidence from past suggests climate trends could yield 20-foot sea-level rise

When past temperatures were similar to or slightly higher than the present global average, sea levels rose at least 20 feet, suggesting a similar...

Study: Salamanders shrinking due to climate change

Wild salamanders living in some of North America's best salamander habitat are getting smaller as their surroundings get warmer and drier, forcing them to...

How the West Gets Drier

New studies involving researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego project that human influences will lead to a drier world as...

Climate change will reduce crop yields sooner than we thought

A study led by the University of Leeds has shown that global warming of only 2°C will be detrimental to crops in temperate and...

Statistics research could build consensus around climate predictions

Vast amounts of data related to climate change are being compiled by research groups all over the world. Data from these many and varied...

Potatoes Could Step Up Performance under Climate Change Pressure

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) agricultural engineer David Fleisher and his colleagues conducted studies to measure how potato plants would respond to elevated atmospheric carbon...

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

From anti-aging to the search for alien life, we promise to never bore.