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Brain Study on How to Slow Down Climate Change

When it comes to climate-friendly behaviour, there is often a gap between what we want and what we actually do. 

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Using the Earth’s Noise to See Beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet – New Research Gives Most Detailed Picture Yet

The noise created by the Earth’s movements has been used to build up a detailed picture of the geological conditions beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet and the impact on ice flow, in new research led by Swansea University.

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Diverse Plant Water-Use Strategies Make Forests More Resilient to Extreme Drought

To paint a clearer picture of how global climate change will affect Earth's ecosystems, a team of 80 international research scientists set out to complete an unparalleled experiment: forcing the world's only enclosed rainforest – housed in the University of Arizona's Biosphere 2 – through a four-month-long controlled drought and recovery.

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UNM Scientists Find Climate-Driven Tree Mortality and Fuel Aridity Increase Wildfire Fuel Availability

New research conducted by scientists at The University of New Mexico suggests climate-driven tree mortality and fuel aridity are increasing fuel availability in forests leading to record-breaking wildfires in size, spread and plume formation.

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How Do Tiny Aerosol Particles Like Dust And Sea Salt Change Cloud Formation?

New NSF-funded research led by Texas A&M’s Yue Zhang will examine aerosol and cloud interactions, which have major implications for climate models and predictions.

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Disappearing Lake Tuz

Once the second-largest lake in Turkey, it now rarely spans an area much larger than a puddle.

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Measuring Salt in the Ocean May Be Key to Predicting Hurricane Intensity

NOAA & Saildrone team up to gather unprecedented extreme weather data

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New Approach to Evaluate Fish Stock Productivity under Changing Climate Conditions

Scientists see an overall decline in Pacific cod and pollock productivity in the Gulf of Alaska as compared to recent decades.

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Marine Life Can Cling Together to Buy Time in the Face of Climate Warming

Some marine species can help protect others from climate change by shielding them from heat, according to a new study by a Texas A&M University at Galveston professor.

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Time Lag Between Intervention and Actual CO2 Decrease Could Still Lead to Climate Tipping Point

A simplified mathematical model of carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations and temperature found a “lag time” between human intervention and an actual decrease in CO2 levels. 

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