Tag: Nature Conservancy climate change

Nature Brains: The Race Against Sea-Level Rise

Written by | July 6th, 2011

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Sea-level rise due to climate change is already picking winners and losers (black bears) on Florida’s Gulf Coast–and it will impact people next, according to a new study authored by Conservancy scientists.

Climate Change: A Slender Hope

Written by | June 17th, 2011

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The headlines about climate change are scary and discouraging — but are they the whole story? Conservancy scientist Mark Spalding says: Let’s not give up before we start.

Nature Brains: Will Climate Change Spoil Fruits and Nuts?

Written by | May 25th, 2011

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Almonds, cherries, apples…climate change might make the growing tougher for a whole trail mix of fruit and nut trees, according to a new study coauthored by Conservancy scientist Evan Girvetz.

New Study: Billions of City Dwellers in Water Shortage by 2050?

Written by | March 28th, 2011

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Urban demographics and climate change could spell water shortages for billions in cities worldwide, says a new study co-authored by Nature Conservancy scientists — but there’s still time to act.

Q&A with Rob McDonald on New Urban Water Shortage Study

Written by | March 28th, 2011

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Go deeper into the new study about cities, climate change and looming water shortages with lead author and Nature Conservancy scientist Rob McDonald.

How to Change a Climate Skeptic’s Mind

Written by | February 8th, 2011

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How do you convince Uncle Charlie that climate change is real? Conservancy climate scientist Evan Girvetz says new mobile apps and books might do the trick.

Can Scientists Communicate Better About Climate Change? Part II

Written by | August 26th, 2010

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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.

An Historic Coalition on Climate Change Legislation

Written by | May 19th, 2010

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What’s the American Power Act? A bill that could kick-start a new clean energy industry — and make the United States a global leader against climate change, says the Conservancy’s Bob Bendick.

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