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California Scientists Push to Create Massive Climate Research Program

Effort backed by the state’s flagship universities comes as US President Donald Trump shrugs off global warming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
17 August 2017, 14:41 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

For Crop Harvests, Every Degree of Warming Counts

The world can expect three to seven percent less yield for each degree rise in temperature -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
16 August 2017, 20:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

The decision makes efforts to cut hydrofluorocarbons more difficult both in the U.S. and globally -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
10 August 2017, 22:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

A Century of Global Warming, in Just 35 Seconds

A new animation, the "Temperature Circle," shows every nation on the planet is now in the red -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
8 August 2017, 14:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Climate Change Could Get You Bumped from a Future Flight

Major airports will see more frequent takeoff weight restrictions in the coming decades due to increasingly common hot temperatures -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
4 August 2017, 18:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Earth Almost Certain to Warm by 2 Degrees Celsius

Experts say new findings should inspire even more action to combat climate change  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
1 August 2017, 22:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Fears Rise for U.S. Climate Report as Trump Officials Take Reins

Officials at the EPA are consulting global-warming sceptics as they weigh up a technical review -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
1 August 2017, 22:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Forget That Big Iceberg--A Smaller One in the Arctic Is More Troubling

A chunk of ice the size of three Manhattans just broke free in the Arctic, and it has a much clearer link to climate change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
31 July 2017, 21:52 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Al Gore Returns with an Ever-More Inconvenient Truth

The vice president-turned-environmental crusader takes viewers to climate change’s front lines in his documentary sequel -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
28 July 2017, 13:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

The World May Have Less Time to Address Climate Change Than Scientists Thought

A new global temperature baseline casts doubt on humanity's ability to meet the Paris target -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
25 July 2017, 17:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Satellite Snafu Masked True Sea Level Rise for Decades

Revised tallies confirm that the rate of sea level rise is accelerating as the Earth warms and ice sheets thaw -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
19 July 2017, 20:01 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

California Locales Sue Fossil Fuel Companies for Rising Seas

The locales say that actions by oil, natural gas and coal companies intensified climate change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 July 2017, 19:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Scores of U.S. Communities Face Frequent Flooding in 18 Years

More than 90 locales, mostly in rural Louisiana and Maryland, already face chronic inundation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
12 July 2017, 21:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

What Does the Antarctic Ice Shelf Break Really Mean?

A glaciologist explains that any link to climate change is far from straightforward -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
12 July 2017, 21:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Should We Change Earth to Halt Warming?

 Studies show that if geoengineering works, it will be imperfect -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
11 July 2017, 20:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Is Activism or Moderation the Surest Path to Decarbonization?

Confronting climate change is an urgent challenge. But it's not clear if keep-it-in-the-ground activism or all-of-the-above-energy moderation is the best way forward. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
10 July 2017, 01:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

CO2 Benefits the "Rats and Cockroaches" of Marine World

Ocean acidification may be driving a cascade of changes that drains marine biodiversity -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
7 July 2017, 18:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Wind-Propelled Waters Drove Antarctic Melting for Millennia

During the past 11,000 years, wind patterns have pushed warm waters from the deep ocean onto Antarctica's continental shelf -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
6 July 2017, 17:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Lightning-Caused Fires Rise in Arctic as the Region Warms

The trend could worsen significantly in the future if tree cover spreads northward -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
27 June 2017, 17:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Democrats Hold Alternative Hearing on Climate Change

The discussion was meant to show that lawmakers are not yielding the climate discussion to those who reject mainstream science -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
21 June 2017, 19:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email