Written by McKenzie Jones | January 15th, 2014
Climate change illustrated haiku, exponential tree growth, and disappearing sea cows–all in today’s green news.
- A scientist uses very creative means to communicate the main points of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. (Sightline Daily)
- A study in California finds that trees’ growth rates actually increase over their lifetime. What are the implications in terms of the techniques we use to capture carbon using forests? (The Guardian)
- The manatee–an animal with no natural predators–has virtually disappeared from Florida coasts. Scientists seek to solve this mystery. (Earth Island Journal)
Written by Megan Sheehan | September 30th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | August 21st, 2013
We’ve got climate change updates, nasty plastic news, showers of poison and more in today’s green news.
- IPCC is near certain that climate change is caused by humans. (The New York Times)
- A poison shower to kill rodents on an island could help rare seabirds recover, say the Feds. (Huffington Post)
- Fukushima is leaking 80,000 gallons of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean every day. (NPR)
- More dolphin deaths are found off the coast of Virginia, with little evidence as to why they’re dying. (Washington Post)
- Rare sea turtles are eating plastic at a record rate. (MNN)
Written by Glenn Prickett | November 28th, 2011
Delegates are meeting in Durban, South Africa to negotiate a global agreement on climate change. Are they asking the right question? Glenn Prickett may have a better idea.
Written by Eddie Game | December 9th, 2010
The impact humans have on the earth’s resources can be calculated by a simple equation, basic arithmetic. Eddie Game looks at the numbers and finds a frightening solution.
Written by Darci Palmquist | August 31st, 2010
Written by Bob Lalasz | August 26th, 2010
Our debate on where communicating climate science went wrong continues with a look at what scientists need to do to regain the public’s trust…if anything.
Written by Darci Palmquist | February 9th, 2010
Written by Dave Connell | February 8th, 2010
As governments struggle to solve the climate change crisis, who’s stepping up? Businesses like Google and Bell Labs, writes our green tech blogger Dave Connell.