The latest climate models are giving disturbing answers -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(The University of Montana) Wildfires can have dramatic impacts on Western landscapes and communities, but human values determine whether the changes caused by fire are desired or dreaded. This is the simple - but often overlooked - message from a collaborative team of 23 researchers led by University of Montana faculty in a study published in the May issue of the journal BioScience.
Environmental advocates are troubled by statements EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler made at a gathering of environment ministers-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés is pushing internal action as well as changes within the U.N.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(University of Plymouth) Artificial intelligence (AI) could help scientists shed new light on the variety of species living on the ocean floor, according to new research led by the University of Plymouth.
This feedback poses major concerns for Western water resources and wildfire risk-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) Vietnam is one of the fortunate nations that has a suite of untapped options for emissions reductions that, if undertaken, can save the country an estimated $2.3 billion by 2030, substantially decrease emissions while increasing agricultural productivity, and benefit coastal and forest ecosystems.
An evaluation of U.S. health security finds only modest improvement in recent years-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(Dauphin Island Sea Lab) The Sea Lab's Discovery Hall Programs Outreach Coordinator Rachel McDonald's work conducting outreach on ACER's research is featured in a special issue of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative's (GoMRI) Current: The Journal of Marine Education.
When the Thames would occasionally freeze in the 17th to the early 19th century, Londoners made the most of it-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(University of Vermont) New research in Nature Communications finds that immediate, dramatic cuts in global emissions -- aggressive enough to meet the Paris Climate Agreement -- are economically sound if human health benefits are factored in.
They will have to overcome the challenges of America’s convenient single-stream recycling system-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(University of Rhode Island) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration selects University of Rhode Island to lead new $94 million consortium to support ocean exploration.