The effects of climate change are altering the Amazon rainforest’s composition of tree species, but not quickly enough to keep up with the changing environment, according to a study.
Human activities have caused global warming by 1 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels resulting in damaging typhoons, rising sea levels and unprecedented droughts.
NASA’s Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2, lifted off at 9:02 a.m. EDT (6:02 a.m. PDT) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California of the United States.
A study showed that rice farming across the world could be responsible for up to twice the level of climate impact that scientists previously estimated.
Australia’s Antarctic program has announced that they will soon receive a new fleet of heavy tracked vehicles to support scientists in deep field operations as they look to transverse the frozen continent in search for the “million year ice core”.
American researchers found that climate change was expected to accelerate rates of crop loss due to growth of insect pests.
Without dramatic reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions, most of the planet’s land-based ecosystems, from forests and grasslands to the deserts and tundra, are at high risk of “major transformation” due to climate change
Burning fossil fuels is the largest contributor to the declining level of oxygen in the atmosphere.
The number of marine heatwave days has roughly doubled between 1982 and 2016 and will further increase as the planet warms.
Researchers found that a “flushing” of the deep Pacific Ocean made more carbon dioxide out of the deep sea and into the atmosphere after the last ice age.