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Al Franken Auditions for Senate Climate Lead. Millions Watch

Franken’s approach to climate advocacy relies on wry sarcasm and a precise mastery of scientific facts -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 October 2017, 18:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Here's What We Know about Wildfires and Climate Change

Scientists think that global warming may already be influencing fire seasons -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
13 October 2017, 21:31 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Scientists See Climate Change in California's Wildfires

Strong winds and months of record-high temperatures have fueled the destructive fires -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
12 October 2017, 20:51 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

What Dead Birds Tell Us about Climate Change

The feathers of museum bird specimens are giving scientists a rare glimpse into the history of U.S. carbon emissions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
11 October 2017, 20:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Greenland's Coasts Are Growing as Seas Rise

Melting glaciers are causing Greenland’s delta regions to expand -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
5 October 2017, 22:31 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Most Americans Want Climate Change Policies

But in a new poll, half say they would not pay more on their electric bill to help lower emissions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
3 October 2017, 21:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

States Can Lead the Way on Climate Change

The Trump administration's threats to abandon Obama's Clean Power Plan and exit the Paris accords don't necessarily mean all is lost -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
27 September 2017, 23:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Cities and States Are Picking Up Trump's Slack on Climate

A group of states are on track to meet or exceed their share of the Paris accord target -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
22 September 2017, 20:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Cities Sue Big Oil for Damages from Rising Seas

Oakland and San Francisco want oil companies to pay for climate change adaptation programs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
21 September 2017, 19:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

World Faces Sharp Rise in Tropical Storm Damage Risk

Storms could inflict much larger losses as coastal communities grow rapidly -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
20 September 2017, 18:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Limiting Global Warming to 1.5 Degrees Celsius May Still Be Possible

Analysis suggests researchers may have underestimated how much carbon humanity can emit, although critics disagree -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
20 September 2017, 00:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

NASA Nominee Wants to Study Climate Change--on Mars

The plan echoes a common talking point of climate deniers, who say Earth’s warming can be blamed on the sun -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
19 September 2017, 18:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Major Companies Set Carbon-Slashing Goals

The initiative, Science Based Targets, compels businesses to make plans to cut greenhouse gases from their operations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 September 2017, 17:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

The Window Is Closing to Avoid Dangerous Global Warming

There's a 50 percent chance that temperatures will rise 4 degrees Celsius under a business-as-usual scenario -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
15 September 2017, 21:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Climate Skeptics Could Snag EPA Science Adviser Slots

Many of the candidates being considered for the science advisory panel have connections to the fossil fuel industry or conservative think tanks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
14 September 2017, 20:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

What We Know about the Climate Change–Hurricane Connection

Some links are indisputable; others are more subtle, but the science is improving all the time -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
8 September 2017, 17:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

How Machine Learning Could Help to Improve Climate Forecasts

Mixing artificial intelligence with climate science helps researchers to identify previously unknown atmospheric processes and rank climate models -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
23 August 2017, 18:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

People Furthest Apart on Climate Views Are Often the Most Educated

For attitudes on global warming, political identity is a more important signal than academic acumen or scientific literacy -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
22 August 2017, 18:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

U.S. Government Disbands Climate-Science Advisory Committee

Panel sought to help businesses and state and local governments prepare for effects of warming  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
21 August 2017, 17:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Trump Administration's Science Priorities "Better Than Feared"

But the White House memo completely omits climate science and space, emphasizing military tech and basic R&D -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
19 August 2017, 03:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email