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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...

Number of Days Without Rain to Dramatically Increase in Some World...

By the end of the 21st century, some parts of the world can expect as many as 30 more days a year without precipitation, according...

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...

Europe in for more severe, longer droughts

New research shows that by the end of this century, droughts in Europe will likely be occur more frequently and be more intense due...

Global temperatures to rise at least 4°C by 2100

Global average temperatures will rise at least 4°C by 2100 and potentially more than 8°C by 2200 if carbon dioxide emissions are not reduced...

Solar activity not a key cause of climate change, study shows

Climate change has not been strongly influenced by variations in heat from the sun, a new scientific study shows. The findings overturn a widely held...

Climate Change Can Happen in a Geological Instant

“Rapid” and “instantaneous” are words geologists don’t use very often. But Rutgers geologists use these exact terms to describe a climate shift that occurred...

Climate Change May Speed Up Forests’ Life Cycles

Many climate studies have predicted that tree species will respond to global warming by migrating via seed dispersal to cooler climates. But a new...

Global warming could change strength of El Niño

Global warming could impact the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO), altering the cycles of El Niño and La Niña events that bring extreme drought...

Mongolian Steppe becoming a desert thanks to overgrazing

Overgrazing by millions of sheep and goats is the primary cause of degraded land in the Mongolian Steppe, one of the largest remaining grassland...

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