A scientist who has played a key role in documenting modern sea level rise and its causes is to receive the 2020 Vetlesen Prize for achievement in the earth sciences.
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A study finds that ozone-depleting substances caused about a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005, and half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss during that period.
Quickly transitioning our energy supplies to clean, low-carbon energy sources is a tremendous opportunity to improve our health.
For about 10 years, environmental law professor Karl Coplan has been trying to winnow down his direct footprint of CO2 emissions. He has been successful, and has just published a book chronicling his efforts.
Thousands more people could die from injuries each year as rising temperatures in the United States affect people’s behavior, says a new study.
In the blue-red political world we’ve created we need to remember the values we share and our interdependency.
My last days in the field brought us to monuments in a makeshift home near the ocean, a flooded field next to a school, and adjacent to a jute mill. Most of us now head back to Dhaka, the capital. Céline will stay on a few more days, then Hasnat with Saif and Nahin will continue until all the monuments are resurveyed.
We continued our GPS surveys of monuments to measure land subsidence. While the work general went very well, we faced challenges from obscured or tilted monuments. We also struggled with large traffic delays, particularly at unpredictable ferry crossings.
How biomimicry and evolution can offer sustainable solutions for adaptation and resilience.
Leading researchers design formal wear with a scientific edge