They began dying in the early 20th century, leaving scientists with a perplexing and enduring mystery about what exactly has been killing vast swaths of yellow-cedar forests along the Pacific Coast of southeast Alaska and northwest British Columbia.
Talking to OneWorld South Asia, Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, underlines the critical role of nuclear energy for development and how DSDS forum provides an essential platform for youth to exchange their views.
Waterfront property owners in B.C. probably need to bolster defences against rising ocean levels over the next century and forestry companies should be looking nervously at the absence of bug-killing cold winters.
I've been accused on this blog of being mean to climate deniers – of calling them "deniers" when they fancy themselves "skeptics". Well, what else do we call people who ignore and even distort evidence that doesn't support their prejudice?
Oceanographers have identified a series of ocean hotspots around the world generated by strengthening wind systems that have driven oceanic currents, including the East Australian Current, polewards beyond their known boundaries.
Now climate scientists—in atmospheric physics and chemistry, geophysics, meteorology, hydrology, and oceanography, among other disciplines—have begun to fight back. “I think the community is finding a voice,” says Ben Santer of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, whose work has largely focused on identifying the human influence on global climate, and who once answered a late-night knock to find a dead rat on his doorstep.
Scientists are moving for the preservation of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, by putting 70 billion sperm and 22 billion coral embryos in a liquid nitrogen chamber of -196°C for the preservation and future regeneration of the reef.
If you are like most Americans, the weather forecast on tonight's evening news may be your only exposure to science all day. And there's a good chance that your trusted local weathercaster is your only regular source of information on climate change.