June 19, 2018
Antarctica, a continent of snow and ice, is now losing ice three times faster than it was in 2007. In a new study published last week in the journal Nature, more than 80 scientists from multiple countries use satellite data to examine the Antarctic’s vast ice sheets, and their prediction is that if the current rate of ice melt continues, sea levels could rise six inches by the year 2100.
June 13, 2018
More efficient golf course water and turf practices can help limit the amount of greenhouses gases like carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide that are released into the atmosphere.
June 6, 2018
New research suggests demand for fossil fuels will decline in the near future with major macroeconomic and geopolitical consequences.
May 11, 2018
As the world continues to warm from climate change, an important pollinator of flowers and other plants is at risk — hummingbirds.
May 1, 2018
Warmer weather will bring warmer streams, which has implications for freshwater ecosystems across the nation given that many species depend on cold water to survive.
April 11, 2018
For every 1°F of warming, the saturation level of the atmosphere increases by about four percent. This means more water is available to condense into precipitation, and it can come down in heavier rainfall.