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Why Humans Are Causing Up To 70% Of Planet Wide Sea Ice Loss
by Tim Radford
Research into natural causes of summer loss of Arctic sea ice reveals human responsibility for drastic changes to the region’s ecology.
Why A Healthy Diet Is Good For Climate Change
Why A Healthy Diet Is Good For Climate Change
by Tim Radford
US-based research has found that even a modest switch to a more vegetable-based diet could lead to a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
Will Humans May Learn To Survive Climate Change
Will Humans May Learn To Survive Climate Change
by Alex Kirby
Researchers say improved education levels of future populations are a key factor in predicting climate change impacts on humans.
Spring Is Coming Sooner At A Record Rate
Spring Is Coming Sooner At A Record Rate
by Tim Radford
The northern hemisphere is experiencing a much earlier spring due to global warming, causing problems for plants and wildlife as the natural cycle goes out of sync.
How To Talk To Climate Change Doubters About Global Warming
How To Talk To Climate Change Doubters About Global Warming
by Thomas Bateman and Kieran O'Connor, University of Virginia
Conversations about climate change often derail into arguments about whether global warming exists, whether climate change is already happening, the extent to which human activity is a cause and…
Stark Warning On Atlantic cooling Within A Decade
Scientists Reveal Stark Warning On Potential Atlantic Cooling Within A Decade
by Alex Kirby
Climatologists say there is an almost 50% chance that the Labrador Sea in the North Atlantic Ocean will cool rapidly within the next decade.
How Red States Are Mitigating Climate Without Calling It Climate Change
How Red States Are Mitigating Climate Without Calling It Climate Change
by Rebecca J. Romsdahl, University of North Dakota
President Donald Trump has the environmental community understandably concerned.
Climate  Change Shrinks The Colorado River Flow
Climate Change Shrinks The Colorado River Flow
by Tim Radford
One of the longest US waterways, the Colorado River, has lost 20% of its flow since the year 2000, with the changing climate mostly responsible.

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