“A “New Ocean” Is Emerging at the Top of the World”

“As the planet warms, the Arctic is warming more than twice as fast. As ice cover is disappearing, average summer sea ice has declined by more than a third since 1979. That’s roughly equal to the entire area… Read More

“Consumer products’ air quality impact ‘underestimated'”

“US research has found that chemicals in everyday household products are now a key contributor to city air pollution, rivalling some vehicle emissions. The study, led from Colorado University, focussed on so-called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These are… Read More

“Can Throwing a Tantrum Help Save Us From Climate Change?”

“Climate scientist Michael E. Mann and children’s book author Megan Herbert want kids (and maybe also adults) to learn that their voices can and must be heard.” http://therevelator.org/tantrum-climate-change/

“How Color-Changing Animals Are Rebelling Against Climate Change”

“It’s a fashion fact that the colder your environment the more winter accessories you need. Even some animals have two coats: one for summer to match the bare ground and a winter white to match the snow. But… Read More

“Some places flourished in the Little Ice Age. There are lessons for us now.”

“We are changing Earth’s climate with terrifying speed. In the past, natural forces provoked slower climate changes. We now know that they were still big and fast enough to shape the fates of past societies. Climate change then… Read More

“A Small Antarctic Fish Is Helping Scientists Understand The Impacts Of Climate Change”

“If you expose these fish to a single stress — just warming or just acidification — the animals are able to cope with the stress,” explains Todgham. “But when you give the two stressors they lose that ability… Read More

“Arctic tourism is potential threat to environment as ice melts”

“Experts warn that the increasing traffic raises the chance of a catastrophe…” https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/arctic-tourism-potential-threat-environment-ice-melts-n833956

“Across The World, If You Eat For Your Health, You’ll Help The Planet”

“Researchers can estimate the greenhouse gas emissions and land used to produce various foods in different parts of the world. They’ve used that data to calculate the environmental impact of a shift in what people eat.” https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/12/04/568290624/across-the-world-if-you-eat-for-your-health-youll-help-the-planet

“Tesla isn’t the only company creating cool electric vehicles anymore”

“It wasn’t that long ago when Tesla seemed like the only company making cool electric cars that you’d want to drive. If this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show is any indication, that niche no longer belongs exclusively to… Read More

“If we act on climate change now, the economic prize will be immense”

“Climate negotiators are meeting in Bonn. Beyond the intricacies of the negotiations, here is one key thing to remember instead: about $1tn is already being invested in climate solutions, ranging from renewables and energy efficiency to public transport…. Read More