OMG – Glaciers more vulnerable to fast melting

NASA took on an unprecedented study of Greenland’s melting. Now, the data are coming in By Chris MooneyFebruary 10 at 5:06 PM A research ship on Greenland’s northwest coast during a NASA mission to survey the seafloor. (NASA/JPL-Caltech) In 2015, in a moment of science communication genius, NASA created a …

Climate change Models Understate Problem

      Climate Change Models Understate Problem   Current climate change models understate the problem, scientists argue Date: February 8, 2017 Source: Oxford University Press USA Summary: A new study on the relationship between people and the planet shows that climate change is only one of many inter-related threats …

World push-back vs. Trump’s regression on climate change

January 27, 2017     World pushes back against Trump’s regression on climate change This first week of Donald Trump’s U.S. presidency brought a whirlwind of climate-related action and reaction. The responses at home were at times astonishing, but those from abroad—both overt and covert—underscored the magnitude of the global …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Neonicotinoid pesticide affects foraging and social interaction in bumblebees Posted: 07 Jan 2017 08:35 AM PST Changes in social behavior have been observed in bees with sublethal exposure to the neonicotinoid pesticide, imidacloprid, report scientists.

10 Most Important Climate Stories of 2016 – Sez Climate Central

Researching and reporting the science and impacts of climate change These Are the 10 Most Important Climate Stories of 2016 By Brian Kahn, Published: December 28th, 2016 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/most-important-climate-change-stories-2016-21007 This year is likely to remembered as a turning point for climate change. It’s the year the impacts of rising carbon pollution …

Flood threats changing across US

Flood threats changing across US Study finds flood risk growing in the North, declining in the South Date:December 29, 2016 Source:University of Iowa Summary:A new study finds the threat of flooding is increasing in the northern half of the United States and declining in the South. The findings are based …

Global climate target could net additional six million tons of fish annually

Global climate target could net additional six million tons of fish annually Date:December 22, 2016 Source:University of British Columbia Summary:If countries abide by the Paris Agreement global warming target of 1.5 degrees Celsius, potential fish catches could increase by six million metric tons per year, according to a new study. …