Tag: climate change science

EcoRiddle: What’s This Habitat?

Written by | May 18th, 2011

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What looks like a desert, but is full of water — enough to slake the thirst of a really big city? And that’s now threatened by climate change? Watch this Nature Brains EcoRiddle video and find out!

State of the Earth’s Climate 2010: Warmest & Wettest

Written by | January 24th, 2011

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2010 was the Earth’s warmest and wettest year on record — and it’s a taste of what climate change will bring our future, says Conservancy climate scientist Evan Girvetz.

Climate Change: Time to Respond with Conservation

Written by | June 7th, 2010

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The evidence for climate change is strong — and REDD and ecosystem-based adaptation should be part of the response, argues the Conservancy’s Evan Girvetz.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 25

Written by | June 1st, 2010

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Repeat after me: Out with the jive, in with the green (cool news, that is):

  1. Climate change and bacteria. Yes, something else to worry about. (Yale Environment 360)
  2. Wanna bike commute, but intimidated? Introducing…The Monster Bike. (Treehugger)
  3. Fake, posed “wildlife” photos: the continuing scandal. (Audubon Magazine; HT 10,000 Birds)
  4. Britain to Europe: Take our domestic waste fuel pellets, please. (CleanTechnica)
  5. Could a price on carbon spur nuclear power development? (Green/The New York Times)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 30

Written by | April 30th, 2010

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If it’s nice weather where you are — go outside today and say thank you to nature. But read your cool greens first….

  1. Controlling feral cats in ecologically sensitive areas: Is “trap, neuter, return” working? (Conservation Maven)
  2. Artists — what won’t they take on? Today, it’s the decline of honeybee populations. (Treehugger)
  3. Obvious Study of the Day: Ethanol production happens more in the states that subsidize it the most. (Solve Climate)
  4. Even Vladimir Putin is worried about climate change and polar bears. (Green/NY Times)
  5. Does climate change science’s credibility depend on being upfront about climate change science uncertainty? (Dot Earth)

Translating How Climate Change Will Impact Your Backyard

Written by | February 18th, 2010

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Climate change is going to impact everybody’s backyard — but so many people don’t understand that. Time to get the data out to them, says Conservancy scientist Evan Girvetz.

Beam Me Up, Scotty! First Satellite Buoy to Monitor Ocean Temps in the Coral Triangle

Written by | September 16th, 2009

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What can a buoy in the ocean do in the fight against the effects of climate change? A lot, as I found out last week in the Coral Triangle — the most biodiverse marine region in the world. I visited Kimbe Bay in Papua New Guinea with three scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

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