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Observed increase in local cooling effect of deforestation at higher latitudes

Letter | Published: 16 November 2011<p>Xuhui Lee<br>• , Michael L. Goulden<br>• , David Y. Hollinger<br>• , Alan Barr<br>• , T. Andrew Black<br>• , Gil Bohrer<br>• , Rosvel Bracho<br>• , Bert …

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Assessing climate change impacts, sea level rise and storm surge risk in port cities: a case study on Copenhagen

Bengtsson L, Hodges KI, Roeckner E (2006) Storm tracks and climate change. J Climate 19:3518–3543CrossRefGoogle Scholar<p>Bouligand R, Pirazzoli PA …

Beyond ‘dangerous’ climate change: emission scenarios for a new world

Abstract<p>The Copenhagen Accord reiterates the international community’s commitment to ‘hold the increase in global temperature below 2 degrees …

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

Should we stop deforestation?

Deforestation needs to stop! If you don't care about the billions of animals that are dying, then care about yourself! If we cut down more trees, our …

Global Warming

Discussion Forum

<i>There are 28.996 posts in 1.081 threads.</i><p><i>Debate - choose a forum from the list</i><p>Threads<p>Posts<p>Last post<p>General<p><b>Climate debate in general</b> - (Page: 1 2 3 4 5 …

Earth Will Cross the Climate Danger Threshold by 2036

“Temperatures have been flat for 15 years—nobody can properly explain it,” the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> says. “Global warming ‘pause’ may last for 20 more …

Climate Change

Here's How Many Trees Humans Cut Down Each Year

Trees play a crucial role supporting life across the globe, producing oxygen and absorbing climate change-causing carbon dioxide. But, despite the …

Ecology

Here's Where People Are Most Concerned About Climate Change

People in much of Latin America and Africa see climate change as the number-one global threat, according to a new report from the Pew Research …

Climate

Why Big Business Is Taking Climate Change Seriously

Politicians and policymakers have long explained their opposition to action on climate change as an effort to protect the economy and jobs. Reducing …

Climate

Effects of Climate Change

To avoid the worst effects of climate change, we need to dramatically reduce global carbon emissions. But we must also prepare for the significant …

Climate Change

Study: Wind farms can store and deliver surplus energy

The worldwide demand for solar and wind power continues to skyrocket. Since 2009, global solar photovoltaic installations have increased about 40 …

Deforestation Should Be at Heart of Climate Discussion, Says NGO Panel

NEW YORK—Ensuring deforestation is given a proper place in global climate discussions is an ongoing goal of the drivers behind the New York …

Earth Right Now

The best part of my job as a science communicator at JPL is talking to people—all kinds of people. I often give speeches to audiences large and small …

Palm oil

<i>Susan Callery is the manager of Earth Science Public Engagement at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and secretary/treasurer of the Orang Utan</i> …

The wood for the trees

<i>By Dr. Erika Podest, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory From the UN conference on climate change, Durban, South Africa</i><p>I have arrived in Durban, South …

Global Climate Change

features<p>GRACE Follow-On's unique satellite view of underground water will be valuable in creating one of the most important U.S. tools for tracking …

Why Environmental Education is Important - Project Learning Tree

“Environmental education provides important opportunities for students to become engaged in real world issues that transcend classroom walls. They …

Global Warming Solutions: Stop Deforestation

What's driving deforestation<p>It turns out that the bulk of tropical deforestation is currently driven by just four commodities: beef cattle, soybeans, …

New Tree Census Shows There Are More Trees On Earth Than We Thought

But only half as many as there could be<p>It's official. Humans are vastly outnumbered by trees.<p>In a paper published today in <i>Nature</i> researchers announced that there were 3 trillion trees on the planet, way more than scientists estimated. In previous studies, researchers found that there were 400 …

No Trees... No Humans. | Our Science | Learn Science at Scitable

<i>Have you ever wondered what a world without trees would look like? Close your eyes, and try to imagine a desolate Earth. There'd be no more paper,</i> …

Demand for Palm Oil Contributes to Deforestation & Wildlife Crime

<i>Heather Rally in Sumatra. (Photo Credit: Shayne McGrath)</i><p>Imagine a place where steep mountain ranges, rushing rivers and pristine tropical forests …

Forests for life

WWF's work is geared toward halting deforestation and forest degradation around the world, from rainforests to temperate forests. Tough assignment? …

The devastation of Indonesia's forests

Deforestation is a term that is used a lot in environmental reporting and it's easy to forget exactly what that word means. One of the reasons why we came to Sumatra was to help people understand what deforestation looks like and why it's a problem from the perspective of those on the ground …

New XPrize Challenges Innovators To Make Carbon Waste Useful

"Once you capture it, what do you do with it?"<p>It's a modern philosophical problem: Once a dog catches a car, what does it do with it?<p>Or, rephrased, once a power plant successfully recaptures its carbon emissions, where does the carbon go?<p>Reducing carbon dioxide emissions from power plants is one of …

The Odd Thing About the World's Deepest River

Africa's Congo River claims many titles, including being home to the highest number of unique species in the world.<p>The Congo River in Central Africa is one of the world's great rivers, carrying 1.25 million cubic feet of water—more than 13 Olympic-sized swimming pools—into the Atlantic Ocean every …