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January 18, 2019

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January 18, 2019

Economist Find a Global Tax on Carbon May Be Feasible

Jan. 17, 2019 — There is a consistently high level of public support across nations for a global carbon tax if the tax policy is carefully designed, according to a recent ... read more

Jan. 16, 2019 — The onset of the most recent ice age about 2.6 million years ago changed where the western Gulf of Mexico gets its supply of sediments. The finding adds new insight into how extreme climate change ... read more

Jan. 14, 2019 — Sea level rise puts coastal areas at the forefront of the impacts of climate change, but new research shows they face other climate-related threats as well. Scientists found that the energy of ocean ... read more

Integrated Pathways for Meeting Climate Targets and Ensuring Access to Safe Water

Jan. 11, 2019 — Researchers have led work to develop new pathways showing how the world can develop water and energy infrastructure consistent with both the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 ... read more

New Policy Design Needed to Tackle Global Environmental Threat

Jan. 11, 2019 — A pioneering new report has devised a seven-point plan to help policymakers devise new, coherent and collaborative strategies to tackle the greatest global environmental ... read more

Jan. 10, 2019 — Heat trapped by greenhouse gases is raising ocean temperatures faster than previously thought, concludes an analysis of four recent ocean heating observations. The results provide further evidence ... read more

Jan. 9, 2019 — Scientists are using drones to survey woody climbing plants and better understand how they may affect the carbon balance of tropical ... read more

Future of Planet-Cooling Tech: Study Creates Roadmap for Geoengineering Research

Jan. 8, 2019 — A new study sets out to establish a roadmap for responsible exploration of ... read more

Jan. 8, 2019 — Microscopic marine plants flourish beneath the ice that covers the Greenland Sea, according to a new study. These phytoplankton create the energy that fuels ocean ecosystems, and the study found that ... read more

Jan. 8, 2019 — Mega-dams should not be built in lowland tropical forest regions due to the threat they pose to biodiversity and ecosystems, according to ... read more

A Century and Half of Reconstructed Ocean Warming Offers Clues for the Future

Jan. 7, 2019 — Due to a scarcity of data, most global estimates of ocean warming start only in the 1950s. However, a team of scientists has now succeeded in reconstructing ocean temperature change from 1871 to ... read more

Climate Model Uncertainties Ripe to Be Squeezed

Jan. 7, 2019 — The latest climate models and observations offer unprecedented opportunities to reduce the remaining uncertainties in future climate change, according to a new ... read more

Jan. 7, 2019 — Scientists have studied host-guest interactions in vanadate clusters. V12 is a spherical bowl that hosts small molecules in its interior. The team created empty (guest-free) V12 for the first time. ... read more

Jan. 4, 2019 — Cold waters that sank in polar regions hundreds of years ago during the Little Ice Age are still impacting deep Pacific Ocean temperature trends. While the deep Pacific temperature trends are small, ... read more

Jan. 3, 2019 — The Greenland Ice Sheet emits tons of methane according to a new study, showing that subglacial biological activity impacts the atmosphere far more than previously ... read more

A 'Pacemaker' for North African Climate

Jan. 2, 2019 — Researchers have analyzed dust deposited off the coast of west Africa over the last 240,000 years, and found that the Sahara, and North Africa in general, has swung between wet and dry climates every ... read more

Dec. 28, 2018 — As human activities cause the Earth's temperature to increase, reliable, well-studied weather patterns like the Madden-Julian Oscillation will change too, say ... read more

These Nine Measures Reveal How Forests Are Controlled by Climate

Dec. 28, 2018 — One of the first studies to examine how climate is influencing functional traits in forest communities on a global scale found evidence of major ... read more

Tree-Ring Analysis Explains Physiology Behind Drought Intolerance

Dec. 26, 2018 — Tree rings tell the story of what's happening physiologically as fire suppression makes forests more dense and less tolerant of drought, pests and wildfires, new research ... read more

European Wheat Lacks Climate Resilience

Dec. 26, 2018 — Researchers have found that current breeding programs and cultivar selection practices do not provide the needed resilience to climate ... read more

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