User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Change Science
Last updated: Sep 18 2017 13:53 IST RSS 2.0
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As oceans acidify, shellfish farmers respond 18.9.2017 Current Issue
Scientists collaborate to mitigate climate impacts in the Northwest.
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The Seri adapt to climate change in the desert 18.9.2017 Current Issue
Researchers are working to document traditional ecological knowledge.
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After its dams came down, a river is reborn 4.9.2017 Current Issue
A look at the Elwha unleashed.
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Aspen Skiing Co. tweaks tiny house experiment to accommodate more workers 30.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Aspen Skiing Co. uses model tiny home to show prospective seasonal employees an affordable housing option.
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Will only the flexible survive? 22.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Researchers are identifying the West’s wildlife that can best cope with climate change.
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Like a solar eclipse, the effects of climate change are predictable 21.8.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Without decisive action, the harmful effects of climate change are inevitable, like the paths of the sun and moon across the sky.
U.S. scientists contradict Trump’s climate claims 9.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States of heat waves, droughts and floods.
Scientists say patches of dead trees along the east coast are ‘the most obvious indicator of climate change’ 1.8.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Port Republic, N.J. • They’re called “ghost forests” — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change. The process has occurred naturally for thousands of years, but it has accelerated in recent decades as polar ice melts and raises sea levels, scientists say, pushing salt water farther inland and killing trees in what used to be thriving freshwater plains. Efforts are underway worldwide to determine e...
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Inevitably hotter world: U.S. and German scientists calculate “committed warming” that cannot be stopped 1.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Earth rapidly is approaching the point where the amount of warming locked-in by human pollution exceeds the limits nations set last year at the international climate meeting in Paris.
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Study finds aardvarks suffering as African climate heats up 31.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Johannesburg • Little is known about Africa’s elusive aardvarks, but new research says they are vulnerable to climate change like many other species. Hotter temperatures are taking their toll on the aardvark, whose diet of ants and termites is becoming scarcer in some areas because of reduced rainfall, according to a study released Monday. Drought in the Kalahari desert killed five out of six aardvarks that were being monitored for a year, as well as 11 others in the area, said researchers at th...
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Ship sets record for earliest crossing of Northwest Passage 30.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
After 24 days at sea and a journey spanning more than 10,000 kilometers (6,214 miles), the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica has set a new record for the earliest transit of the fabled Northwest Passage.
Climate change in the U.S. could help the rich and hurt the poor 30.6.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Researchers have long warned that unmitigated climate change could cause severe financial hardship to the United States in coming decades. But a new study published Thursday in the journal Science details how global warming could disproportionately affect poor areas of the country, contributing to widening economic inequality among Americans.
Op-ed: Why it matters that you ‘believe in’ climate change 27.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
A surprising 7 percent of adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. (I am not making this up.) An acknowledged 6 percent of adults believe the Apollo moon landings were a hoax. A shocking one third of people who have heard of the Holocaust believe it was a hoax or at least exaggerated. Most disturbingly, 55 percent of Utahns and 52 percent of Americans believe either that climate change is a hoax or that humans do not meaningfully contribute to it. NASA is among those reporting... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Seeking scientific truth 26.6.2017 High Country News Most Recent
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Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth’s killer heat worsens 20.6.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Killer heat is getting worse, a new study shows.
The Colorado River is shrinking because of climate change 15.6.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A long-term drought threatens Western cities’ water supplies.
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Mapping project tracks population and climate challenges for Moab, Colorado Plateau 12.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Flagstaff, Ariz. • Researchers are working on a mapping project that will chronicle climate change, population growth, oil drilling and other factors in an area that stretches across Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. The research team from Northern Arizona University and the U.S. Geological Survey found that Flagstaff is among several areas considered a hotspot in the Colorado Plateau where high intensity land use overlaps with some of these factors, the Arizona Daily Sun reported. Other a...
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Trump is dangerously beyond climate denial 7.6.2017 Writers on the Range
He and his administration are dismantling the tools for studying climate change.
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Environmental studies don’t back Trump’s ‘U.S. cleanest’ claim 4.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • President Donald Trump said the United States “will continue to be the cleanest and most environmentally friendly country on Earth” as he announced a U.S. pullout from an international accord designed to curb climate change. But facts muddy that claim. Data show that the U.S. is among the dirtiest countries when it comes to heat-trapping carbon pollution. “The U.S. is well behind other countries in having the cleanest and most sustainable environment,” University of Michigan envir...
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Analysts: Leaving climate deal likely wouldn’t add U.S. jobs 1.6.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump has declared that abandoning the Paris climate agreement would be a victory for the American economy. Many economists have big doubts.
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