Category: Climate Change


Yadu Pokhrel, Michigan State University The world watched with a sense of dread in 2018 as Cape Town, South Africa, counted down the days until the city would run out of water. The region’s surface reservoirs were going dry amid Read more…


by Patrick Galey  Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere will this year reach levels 50 percent higher than before the industrial revolution because of manmade emissions, Britain’s Met Office predicted on Friday. It forecasted the annual average CO2concentration measured at Read more…


By Rafi Letzter – Staff Writer  The U.S. can cut its carbon output to zero by the middle of the 21st century, according to a sweeping new Princeton University study. In such a “net-zero” scenario, the American carbon output would be equal to Read more…


By Brandon Specktor – Senior Writer LiveScience.com The world’s largest iceberg appears days away from crashing into a penguin-filled island. These robots will study the aftermath. The world’s largest iceberg, A-68a, may be mere days away from crashing into the Antarctic wildlife refuge of Read more…


With President Donald Trump’s first term soon coming to an end, the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday finalized a rule that critics are calling a last-minute attempt to “sabotage” future efforts by President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration to tackle the Read more…


By Scott Johnson Full Story – Ars Technica Don’t just count on planted trees to offset your next flight. Finding out whether you’ve been lied to is genuinely difficult. Here’s what you need to know.


From: Cool Green Science by Nature by Joe Smith, September 26, 2018 The veery is a thrush that nests in forests across the northern U.S. and southern Canada and spends the winters in South America’s Amazon region. The veery must reckon Read more…