User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Change Science
Last updated: Sep 16 2016 10:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What the ‘sixth extinction’ will look like in the oceans: The largest species die off first 16.9.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
We mostly can't see it around us, and too few of us seem to care - but nonetheless, scientists are increasingly convinced that the world is barreling towards what has been called a "sixth mass extinction" event.
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Climate change blamed for collapse of Hawaiian forest birds 8.9.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Native forest birds on the Hawaiian island of Kauai are rapidly dying off and facing the threat of extinction as climate change heats up their habitat and allows mosquito-borne diseases to thrive, according to a study released Wednesday.
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American pika disappearing from Western regions 2.9.2016 High Country News Most Recent
The pika is fading from historical habitat and a new study points to climate change.
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Meet the NASA scientist keeping an eye on California’s drought 26.8.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Senior scientist Jay Famiglietti’s research looks at the West and the world’s dwindling water resources.
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Climate change taking toll on American pika's Western lands 26.8.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Populations of a rabbit-like animal known as the American pika are vanishing in many mountainous areas of the West as climate change alters its habitat, according to findings released Thursday by the U.S. Geological Survey. The range for the mountain-dwelling herbivore is decreasing in southern Utah, northeastern California and in the Great Basin that covers most of Nevada and parts of Utah, Oregon, Idaho and California, the federal agency concluded after studying the cuddly looking critter from... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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How the Park Service is planning for climate change 22.8.2016 Current Issue
The agency is forging ahead despite meager help from Congress.
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Inside a seed museum meant to track plant response to climate change 8.8.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Researchers have collected seeds from across the country in a quiet Colorado storage facility.
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The world’s clouds are in different places than they were 30 years ago 12.7.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
In a new study published in Nature on Monday, scientists say they have for the first time thoroughly documented one of the most profound planetary changes yet to be caused by a warming climate: The distribution of clouds all across the Earth has shifted, they say.
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Evicted by climate change 24.6.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Government regulations forced the Yup’ik to give up their semi-nomadic existence. Now, the land where they settled is vanishing.
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In praise of a wild West 17.6.2016 High Country News Most Recent
A 21st-century vision for Western public lands, including their role in solving challenges like climate change.
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Why our relationship to the public lands must evolve 17.6.2016 High Country News Most Recent
A 21st-century vision for Western lands, including their role in solving challenges like climate change.
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It’s time for our legislators to stop ignoring science 1.6.2016 High Country News Most Recent
How public policy-making ought to work: Get the facts, make the policy.
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Scientists just discovered dozens of new sources of air pollution 1.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Scientists may have significantly underestimated a dangerous source of pollution in the atmosphere, new research suggests. A satellite study, published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience, has revealed nearly 40 previously unreported major sources of sulfur dioxide emissions - a pollutant that can cause multiple harmful health and environmental impacts and even exacerbate global warming. Sulfur dioxide pollution can come from a variety of sources, both natural and industrial, including volca...
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Colorado scientists: global warming taking human toll 20.5.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Global warming may be taking a toll on human lives, such as low-income farmers in hot, rural tropical regions, Colorado-based scientists have found.
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Study challenges how climate change doubters look at data 18.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Researchers have designed an inventive test suggesting that the arguments commonly used by climate change contrarians don’t add up, not only according to climate scientists but also in the view of unbiased experts from other fields. The trick? Disguising the data - and its interpretation - as if it was part of an argument about something else entirely. “What we find is that whatever so called climate skeptics say about ⅛climate⅜ data just doesn’t characterize the data adequately,” said Stephan L...
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Study: Warming giving U.S. type of weather we prefer — for now 21.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Global warming has mostly made the weather more pleasant for Americans over the past 40 years, which may explain why much of the public doesn't rank climate change as big a threat as do scientists and the rest of the world, a new study suggests.
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Hurricane forecast pioneer, climate change critic Gray dies at 86 17.4.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
William Gray, a pioneer in hurricane forecasting, died Saturday in Fort Collins, Colorado State University announced.
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Guest Commentry: Protecting wolverines from Fish and Wildlife 16.4.2016 Denver Post: Opinion
In his stinging rebuttal earlier this month of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's "eleventh-hour" decision to suddenly reverse itself and deny protections for the estimated 300 wolverines remaining in the lower 48 states, Judge Dana Christensen revealed an agency grasping for research to support its predetermined conclusion.
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The most important mystery about US climate change policy 14.4.2016 Durango Herald
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New report: West Coast waters face double threat 13.4.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Ocean acidification, driven by global fossil fuel emissions, is being exacerbated by local pollution.
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