Bill & Melinda Gates: It's 'Not Fair' We're So Wealthy; Criticize Trump On America First
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and wife Melinda Gates, whose foundation spends around $4 billion in developing countries and c.$500 million in the U.S., have issued their latest annual open letter covering education, climate change and politics, and voice concern over President Trump's policies.
Link between surface-water salinity and climate change examined
New research explores the impact of de-icing salt from roads and highways on a local watershed. The findings offer hope for the watershed's future surface-water chloride concentrations.
After Years of Fighting, Idaho Retains Climate Change in Its Education Guidelines
The legislature had scrubbed human-caused climate change from state teaching standards, but new standards that include the topic will go into effect.
Fossil Moth Scales Can Uncover Prehistoric Secrets, Scientists Say
A groundbreaking new technique for studying lake sediments can tell scientists more about the frequency and intensity of past and future insect epidemics, their impact on the forest environment and how they are linked to climate change. “This is an exciting discovery, which will greatly increase our knowledge of prehistoric forest ecosystems,” said Dr. Miguel [...]
Revolution needed in climate change fight
The world will need sweeping changes over the next 20 years ranging from energy use to food production to achieve climate goals set by almost 200 nations, the new heads of a top environmental think-tank say.
Weather should remain predictable despite climate change
New research suggests that even as rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere drive the climate toward warmer temperatures, the weather will remain predictable.
To stop climate change, we need to open borders
By tearing down the walls that separate the causes and consequences of climate change we can force constructive action.
Climate projections show warmer future for the Pacific Northwest, U.S.
In the midst of an unseasonably warm winter in the Pacific Northwest, a comparison of four publicly available climate projections has shown broad agreement that the region will become considerably warmer in the next century if greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere rise to the highest levels projected in the the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 'business-as-usual' scenario.
[Ticker] EU parliament president: 'The immigration problem is Africa'
Antonio Tajani, the European parliament's president, told reporters on Friday that millions of people will leave Africa in the coming decades should outstanding issues of poverty, war, and climate change not be resolved. "The immigration problem is Africa. As I said in front of the heads of state, in 2050 we will have 2.5 billion people living in Africa," he said.
New Report Finds Climate Change Could Take A $1 Billion Bite From Winter SportsOlder articles »
As the climate warms, a new report finds that low-snow years like this one can cost the U.S. winter sports industry up to $1 billion. That can bring economic pain well beyond ski resorts.