It’s a message no one wants to hear: To slow down global warming, we’ll either have to put the brakes on economic growth or transform the way the world’s economies work.
Nobel Prize winner and noted professor of geophysics Henry Pollack weighs in on ice and the environment.
It’s been a March for the record books, weather-wise.
In the wild, polar bears live in Alaska, Russia, Greenland, Norway and Canada – the circumpolar north.
The percentage of Americans who believe in global warming has reached the highest level since the fall of 2009, rebounding from a period of significant decline, a new survey reports. A key factor influencing Americans’ views about global warming is their personal observations about the weather and temperature changes,
Speaking at a Great Lakes conference in Detroit, former Vice President Al Gore said major polluters are purposely sowing seeds of doubt about global warming.
A large majority of Michigan citizens and local government leaders agree that local governments have a responsibility to help reduce global warming, a new University of Michigan survey says.
Many Americans are skeptical about whether the world’s weather is changing, but apparently the degree of skepticism varies systematically depending on what that change is called. According to a University of Michigan study published in the forthcoming issue of Public Opinion Quarterly, more people believe in “climate change” than in “global warming.”
Rising carbon dioxide levels associated with global warming may affect interactions between plants and the insects that eat them, altering the course of plant evolution, research at the University of Michigan suggests.
American and Canadian researchers report that climate change is causing wildfires to burn larger swaths of Alaskan trees and to char the groundcover more severely, turning the black spruce forests of Alaska from repositories of carbon to generators of it.