Category Archives: Science
Scientists are increasingly finding that black carbon aerosols in the atmosphere and their deposition on snow and ice-covered areas are having more of a warming effect than earlier thought.
View larger image Wesleyan’s Gary Yohe: Coverage Better…But Still ‘Spotty’ Economist Gary Yohe is no newcomer to the costs and benefits of combating climate change. For decades, the Wesleyan University mathematician-turned-economist has been calculating the price of climate change – [...]
View larger image Questions … and answers … on causes and impacts of climate change: no longer primarily the domain of mainstream news organizations. Wander through The California Academy of Science’s “Altered States: Climate Change in California” exhibit. View exhibits [...]
These days it seems as if a single hot or cold day is all it takes to inspire a reporter or politician to blame the mercury’s position on global warming, or, alternatively, claim it as proof that global warming doesn’t [...]
View larger image UCS PresidentKevin Knobloch CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – After eight years of battling the Bush administration to preserve the integrity of science and inform public policy on environmental and nuclear issues, Union of Concerned Scientists President Kevin Knobloch is [...]
(Editor’s Note: This piece was slightly edited on May 6, 2009, to correct the reference to the author of the MIT Knight Science Journalism Tracker posting.) Geoengineering – intentionally manipulating the climate to counteract the unplanned manipulation of manmade warming [...]
The Anasazi culture of the southwestern United States reached its zenith between 1050 and 1125 A.D. before experiencing a dramatic collapse. Despite their advanced industrial society known for their cliff dwellings and ornate baskets, no authoritative written record adequately explains [...]