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Did The Climate Change Of The Little Ice Age Starve The Mississippians?
Did The Climate Change Of The Little Ice Age Starve The Mississippians?
by Cindy Fox, Indiana University, Purdue University
A vibrant Native-American agrarian culture stretched from the Ohio River Valley to the Mississippi River Valley in the two centuries before Europeans settled in North America. Then it disappeared.
Why 'Clean Coal' Plants Would Cost Billions In Taxpayer Subsidies
Why 'Clean Coal' Plants Would Cost Billions In Taxpayer Subsidies
by Frank Jotzo, Australian National University
Following a campaign by the coal industry, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has argued for new coal-fired power stations in Australia. But these plants would be more expensive than renewables and…
How We Can Still Keep Global Warming Below 2℃
How We Can Still Keep Global Warming Below 2℃
by Pep Canadell, CSIRO; et al.
Last year we found that the growth in global fossil fuel emissions have stalled over the past three years.
5 Reasons Why You Might Be Driving Electric Cars Sooner
5 Reasons Why You Might Be Driving Electric Cars Sooner
by Stephen Hall, University of Leeds
There is huge potential for using electric vehicles to tackle climate change, give us cleaner air and grow the green economy.
A Local View Helps Fight The Effects Of Climate Change
A Local View Helps Fight The Effects Of Climate Change
by Leanne Melbourne, University of Bristol
In 2011, a marine heatwave hit the west coast of Australia leading to ten days of above average sea temperatures.
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It’s Not Yet Clear Why Extreme Tornado Outbreaks Are On The Rise
by Greg Borzo, University of Chicago
The increase in large-scale tornado outbreaks in the US doesn’t appear to be clearly linked to climate change, a new study suggests.
60% Of Primate Species Now Threatened With Extinction
60% Of Primate Species Now Threatened With Extinction
by Jo Setchell, Durham University
Primates are remarkable. We’re all familiar with chimpanzees, monkeys, and ring-tailed lemurs, but have you heard of tarsiers, with their big eyes?
How Can We Predict The Hottest Years On Record
How Can We Predict The Hottest Years On Record
by Michael A. Rawlins, University of Massachusetts Amherst
NASA and NOAA jointly reported that 2016 was the warmest year on record. That’s no surprise, as the first six months of the year were all exceptionally warm.

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