Climate models are likely underestimating the true severity of future warming in urban areas.
yesterday • ~8 min
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Companies are using these credits to offset their emissions, though many projects won't meaningfully reduce carbon in the atmosphere.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~9 min
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Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter explains how the new administration can mobilize all parts of his government as it faces five big climate challenges.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~9 min
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It's an ecological disaster, but my research shows we should not lose hope.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~6 min
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Two-thirds of Earth's land is on pace to lose water as the climate warms – that's a problem for people, crops and forests
The projected loss of water storage on land as global temperatures rise is especially alarming in the Southern Hemisphere – and in parts of the US.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~7 min
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The UK's marshes, bogs and fens provided the bare necessities of daily life for many centuries.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~8 min
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After a record 22 billion-dollar disasters in 2020, it's time to overhaul US disaster policy – here's how
NOAA released its list of climate and weather disasters that cost the nation more than $1 billion each. Like many climate and weather events this past year, it shattered the record.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~11 min
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Pikas – small cousins of rabbits – live mainly in the mountainous US west. They've been called a climate change poster species, but they're more adaptable than many people think.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~8 min
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California's proposition to halt the sale of gasoline-powered engines may be extreme. But could it work?
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~7 min
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The process that brought you your morning latte could have produced half a kilogram of CO₂.
Jan. 4, 2021 • ~5 min
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