These Pictures Of Activists Begging You To Take Climate Change Seriously Are Intense

These Pictures Of Activists Begging You To Take Climate Change Seriously Are Intense

Since last year, activists with the climate activism group Extinction Rebellion have been grabbing headlines across Europe for their disruptive protests. Founded on the principle of using nonviolent civil disobedience, they intend to force people to pick a side: address climate change or cooperate with a system that is dragging the world toward catastrophe.

Forest elephants are our allies in the fight against climate change, finds research

Forest elephants are our allies in the fight against climate change, finds research

The key novelty of the new study, by the ecologist Fabio Berzaghi and colleagues, is they include, for the first time, the effect of elephant feeding disturbances in a computer model that simulates demographic processes in forest ecosystems.

How to Stay Financially Stable When the World Might Be Falling Apart

How to Stay Financially Stable When the World Might Be Falling Apart

And though traders have been doing well, lower-than-expected wage growth , underperforming bond yields , trade wars , climate change’s effect on resource scarcity , Brexit and geopolitical tensions are leaving long-term investors still wondering: What’s the best way to stay financially stable.

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis

A team from the University of Copenhagen identified a gene last year that makes rice resistant to floods and droughts, causing the leaf surface to become coated in wax crystals, repelling water.

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A journalist working for Postmedia might think twice about going hard on that particular issue if their own company is trying to ally itself with people who don't believe that climate change is an important issue.

Whoa! Alaska Is Hotter Than NYC. Here's Why.

Whoa! Alaska Is Hotter Than NYC. Here's Why.

Lifeguard Luke Orot at Jewel Lake on July 4, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska, which is bracing for record-warm temperatures. That sweltering temperature, recorded yesterday (July 4), meant that the normally snowbound city, which is just 370 miles (595 kilometers) from the Arctic Circle, was hotter than New York City.

Blame the west for our climate emergency  Letters

Blame the west for our climate emergency Letters

Przybylski and Orben’s largely retrospective data mainly focuses on the effects of screen time in the general population rather than exploring the harms of online content on more vulnerable users, or detailed analysis of how young people use technology.

Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050

Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050

Climate cities map 1 Nearly eight in 10 cities will experience dramatic changes, according to the study of 520 major cities published in the journal Plos One. Barcelona was affected by extreme drought just over 10 years ago, endangering many inhabitants and resulting in tens of millions of euros being spent on importing drinking water.

Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

We focused on the top 10 global crops that provide the bulk of consumable food calories: Maize (corn), rice, wheat, soybeans, oil palm, sugarcane, barley, rapeseed (canola), cassava and sorghum.

Are Bananas Doomed?

Are Bananas Doomed?

But in the 1950s, as banana plantations expanded to satisfy the growing global appetite, a strain of the soil-borne fungus fusarium wilt — known as Tropical Race 1 — began to take advantage of the abundance, spreading across farmland.

Dutch airline KLM calls for people to fly less

Dutch airline KLM calls for people to fly less

The airline acknowledges that the most impactful change would be to use sustainable fuel, which its research suggests would reduce CO2 emissions from each flight by up to 85%.

Media Files: Washington Post weather editor Jason Samenow on how weather coverage is evolving – and building audience growth

Media Files: Washington Post weather editor Jason Samenow on how weather coverage is evolving – and building audience growth

Media Files: Washington Post weather editor Jason Samenow on how weather coverage is evolving – and building audience growth. These days, Samenow is chief meteorologist and weather editor for the Post, where his work is driving audience growth and engagement.

Antarctica scientists make ‘astonishing’ find after drilling 1,200 metres below ice

Antarctica scientists make ‘astonishing’ find after drilling 1,200 metres below ice

Richard Levy works on the project (Image: NOVA) The scientist are able to take core samples (Image: NOVA)“But when we look at New York City and we look at it as if it is from the front of the ocean – it matters.

Has the Earth Ever Been This Hot Before?

Has the Earth Ever Been This Hot Before?

That's because the world was in the middle of an extreme period of global warming called the Paleo-Eocene Thermal Maximum, when the Earth was so hot that even the poles reached nearly tropical temperatures.

Battle for clean air is sending our gardens to new heights

Battle for clean air is sending our gardens to new heights

A stunning vertical garden graces Elephant & Castle underground station in south London, part of a plan to improve air quality at one of the capital’s busiest road intersections.

The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change

The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change

Several weeks ago, the Travel desk published an article asking this question: If Seeing the World Helps Ruin It, Should We Stay Home? In his article, Andy wrote that while he wasn’t going to stop traveling, he was going to start buying carbon offsets when he flew.

Climate change shock: Siberia to become habitable due to warming globe

Climate change shock: Siberia to become habitable due to warming globe

LARGE parts of Russia which have been too cold for humans to inhabit will soon become suitable for settlements thanks to climate change, according to leading experts. "We wanted to learn if future changes in climate may lead to the less-hospitable parts of Asian Russia becoming more habitable for humans.

Managing Fresh Water Across the United States

Managing Fresh Water Across the United States

Arnold is part of a NASA-funded project team led by researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, that is creating tools to make global climate change predictions relevant to specific regions of the United States.

How seriously do we take Climate Change?

How seriously do we take Climate Change?

Climate change remains the most popular environmental problem today. Stop buying old cars, plant a tree, support a climate change campaign, sign a petition, donate, consume reusable, recycle, use solar energy, volunteer. Take action today.

Fossil fuels increasingly offer a poor return on energy investment

Fossil fuels increasingly offer a poor return on energy investment

A new study, co-authored by scientists from the Sustainability Research Institute at the University of Leeds, has calculated the EROI for fossil fuels over a 16 year period and found that at the finished fuel stage, the ratios are much closer to those of renewable energy sources -- roughly 6:1, and potentially as low as 3:1 in the case of electricity.

Government will miss climate change targets because of 'failing policy' on energy efficiency, MPs warn

Government will miss climate change targets because of 'failing policy' on energy efficiency, MPs warn

Targets for reducing fuel poverty are also set to be missed because of funding cuts and “a lack of political will”, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee said.

How solar heat drives rapid melting of parts of Antarctica’s largest ice shelf

How solar heat drives rapid melting of parts of Antarctica’s largest ice shelf

In 2011, we used a 260 metre deep borehole that had been melted through the north-western corner of the Ross Ice Shelf, seven kilometres from the open ocean, to deploy instruments that monitor ocean conditions and melt rates beneath the ice.

BP boss says protests against its arts funding 'just feel odd'

BP boss says protests against its arts funding 'just feel odd'

The oil boss spoke out against the mounting opposition to its arts funding after high-profile protests targeted its support for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the British Museum and the National Portrait Awards.

Molly Scott Cato: ‘It’s the wealthy who are causing climate change’

Molly Scott Cato: ‘It’s the wealthy who are causing climate change’

Having spent more than 30 years as an activist in the ecology and the sustainability movement, the Green MEP for the south-west region feels the UK is finally starting to appreciate the scale of the climate emergency.

Fast fashion: Britons to buy 50m 'throwaway outfits' this summer

Fast fashion: Britons to buy 50m 'throwaway outfits' this summer

Javed Khan, Barnardo’s chief executive, said: “Choosing to buy ‘pre-loved’ clothes for a special occasion means you don’t have to worry about bumping into someone wearing the same outfit.

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory

Kenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of Lamu, until an assessment is made of its environmental and cultural impact, in the latest setback to the $2bn project (£1.6bn).

Following the Money That Undermines Climate Science

Following the Money That Undermines Climate Science

But the program for the event, obtained by The New York Times and verified by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, also included major corporations, like Google and Amazon, that have made their commitment to addressing climate change a key part of their corporate public relations strategies.

Eelgrass keeps the oceans alive and preserves shipwrecks, so just cope when it tickles your feet

Eelgrass keeps the oceans alive and preserves shipwrecks, so just cope when it tickles your feet

Seagrasses and seaweeds are “holobionts” – meaning that they each play host to a range of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and microalgae that help to support their health and survival. For some 400 million years, eelgrass and other seagrass species have protected the ocean, our planet, and the creatures who live here.

Ambitious Climate Plans Might Need a Radical Legislative One: Ending the Filibuster

Ambitious Climate Plans Might Need a Radical Legislative One: Ending the Filibuster

Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, said the filibuster for legislation was “central to the nature of the Senate” and warned Democrats about the perils of getting rid of it.

Rising tundra temperatures create worrying changes in microbial communities

Rising tundra temperatures create worrying changes in microbial communities

Credit: Professor Ted Schuur, Northern Arizona University Rising temperatures in the tundra of the Earth's northern latitudes could affect microbial communities in ways likely to increase their production of greenhouse gases methane and carbon dioxide, a new study of experimentally warmed Alaskan soil suggests.

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