This week in climate news - 1 April 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

Alberta's boreal forest could be dramatically altered by 2100 due to climate change

Half of Alberta's upland boreal forest is likely to disappear over the next century due to climate change, a new study shows. The upland forest will be replaced after wildfire by open woodland or grassland, according to research from biologists. »
27 March 2018, 08:41 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Climate chaos to continue in 2018, UN chief warns; Will the world rise to challenge?

Climate change “is still moving much faster than we are,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned on Thursday, calling for the political will, innovation and financing to cut global emissions by at least 25 per cent over the next two years. »
29 March 2018, 23:00 - UN - Search similar - Email

Fertilization drives global lake emissions of greenhouse gases

New research shows that lake size and nutrients drive how much greenhouse gases are emitted globally from lakes into the atmosphere. »
27 March 2018, 08:41 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Mass extinction with prior warning

Mass extinctions throughout the history of the Earth have been well documented. Scientists believe that they occurred during a short period of time in geological terms. »
28 March 2018, 03:10 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Global carbon emissions could be cut 3 percent by following the UK's example

The UK cut its emissions from electricity production by 25 percent in 2016, using a strategy many countries could adopt to quickly lower carbon emissions. »
27 March 2018, 02:30 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

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