Topic: Climate Change

Efforts to curtail world temps will almost surely fail

Last December, officials representing more than 190 countries met in Paris to participate in the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The historic outcome from that conference was the “Paris Agreement” in which each country agreed..

Over-hunting threatens Amazonian forest carbon stocks

IMAGE: OVER-HUNTING LARGE MAMMALS IN TROPICAL FORESTS COULD MAKE CLIMATE CHANGE WORSE.CREDIT: CARLOS PERES, UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA Over-hunting of large mammals in tropical forests could make climate change worse according to new research from..

Global ocean warming has doubled in recent decades

Pacific and Atlantic southern sections showing upper-ocean warming for the past six decades (1955-2011). Red colors indicate warming and blue colors indicate cooling.Credit: Image by Timo Bremer/LLNL Lawrence Livermore scientists, working with National Oceanic and..

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