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Preparing, and Paying for, Climate Change-Induced Disasters

Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center director talks about strategies for resilience and recovery.

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UAF Scientist Finds Alaska’s Arctic Coastal Towns Face Extensive Inundation

Warming will result in thaw, subsidence, and inundation according to researchers.

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Trees Are Important for Cleaner Air in Cities

Researchers could show a clear correlation between the level of air pollutants and the concentration of pollutants in the leaves.

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Study Finds That Not Even the Largest Lakes in the World Are Safe From Salt

When snow and ice melt, road salt goes with them, washing into lakes, streams, wetlands and groundwater.

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5 Things to Know About a Pair of Small But Mighty Weather Instruments

Launched Tuesday to the space station, the COWVR and TEMPEST two instruments could lead the way to big improvements in gathering key information for weather forecasting.

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Beavers Head North and Impact Arctic Landscape

New report maps their spread into tundra region of Alaska and northern Canada

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Farmers Could Benefit From Targeted Fertiliser Use Through Big Data to Boost Bread Wheat Yield and Quality

EIT Food-funded project enables farmers to better understand and get the best value out of their fields

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Plants as Cold Specialists From the Ice Age

Heidelberg researchers investigate how the spoonweed genus successfully adapted to extreme climatic changes over millions of years.

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