Tag: NATURE magazine

A Conversation with Peter Kareiva: Rescaling Civilization

Written by | June 6th, 2012

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We sat down with Dr. Kareiva to discuss his new paper published in the journal Nature, and the hope he sees in the daunting task of “rescaling civilization.”

When Climate Change Demands a New Nature, Will We Be Ready?

Written by | September 30th, 2009

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In 50 years, many parts of the world will be unrecognizable because of climate change, population growth, shifting agriculture, new energy sources, hundreds of new cities and imperiled water supplies. The pressures of the climate crisis, coupled with the global recession, are pushing the conservation movement to reexamine many of its core assumptions. There is […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 25

Written by | September 25th, 2009

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The really strange cao vit gibbon (see video above) has received a new protective reserve in Vietnam — good thing, too, because there are just 110 left. Read all this morning’s hot green news below: How do monarch butterflies migrate to the same location in Mexico every winter? Through a clock in their antennae, says […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 29

Written by | May 29th, 2009

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HUGE suspenseful questions asked (and perhaps answered) in today’s Coolness — about China, eco-TVs, melting permafrost and biospheres in North Korea. Just don’t ask us how plankton soak up CO2…or why they aren’t doing as much as anyone thought… Can the United States reach a climate deal with China? The New York Times reports that, […]

Can We Stick to a Carbon Budget?

Written by | May 5th, 2009

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If we want to contain global warming, then we need to constrain carbon dioxide emissions within an appropriate ecological budget. According to a new study published in NATURE, our cumulative carbon dioxide budget for 2000-2050 is 1000 gigatons.

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