Category: climate change

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Scientific Evidence Suggests That Human Cities Are Spawning New Species

Scientific Evidence Suggests That Human Cities Are Spawning New Species

In Brief The creatures that inhabit urban spaces with us are apparently evolving. A recent study suggests that new species of i ...
China Is Developing Rice That Grows in Saltwater

China Is Developing Rice That Grows in Saltwater

China: Old Country, New Tricks More than half the global population relies on rice to survive, but meeting that demand i ...
New Zealand Wants to Create Visas for People Displaced by Climate Change

New Zealand Wants to Create Visas for People Displaced by Climate Change

In Brief As climate change promotes rising sea levels, people have sought refuge in countries like New Zealand. In order to fin ...
White Forest Tower in Paris Will Fight Climate Change With 2,000 Plants

White Forest Tower in Paris Will Fight Climate Change With 2,000 Plants

In Brief Italian firm Stefano Boeri Architetti is designing a new tower in Paris called Forêt Blanche, ...
Scientists Have a Plan to Stop Climate Change — Dim the Sun

Scientists Have a Plan to Stop Climate Change — Dim the Sun

In Brief Researchers are using computer modeling to test the effects of solar geoengineering on rates of coral bleaching. The p ...
Singapore Will Stop Adding New Cars to Its Roads in 2018

Singapore Will Stop Adding New Cars to Its Roads in 2018

In Brief Singapore will stop issuing new vehicle permits starting February of 2018. The government poin ...
Air Pollution Literally Kills Thousands of People Every Year

Air Pollution Literally Kills Thousands of People Every Year

When President Donald Trump announced on June 1 that he had decided to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate ...
New Zealand’s New Prime Minister is Promising a Zero-Carbon Nation by 2050

New Zealand’s New Prime Minister is Promising a Zero-Carbon Nation by 2050

In Brief New Zealand's new Prime Minister has pledged to make her country zero-carbon by the year 2050. ...
The EPA Just Removed Climate Change From Their Climate Change Website

The EPA Just Removed Climate Change From Their Climate Change Website

In Brief An analysis has revealed that a website maintained by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ...
Scientists Say “Ecological Armageddon” is Imminent Due to Massive Insect Deaths

Scientists Say “Ecological Armageddon” is Imminent Due to Massive Insect Deaths

In Brief A new study has found that there has been a 76 percent decline in flying insect populations in ...
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