In unpublished paper, former White House climate adviser calls methane ‘irrelevant’ to climate | Science

Oil and gas processing, as at this refinery in Russia, are generous sources of methane. SergeyVButorin/iStockPhoto Originally published by E&E News A climate skeptic with ties to the White... Read more »

Unprecedented drought in an artificial ecosystem may reveal how rainforests will cope with climate change | Science

The Biosphere 2 rain forest greenhouse, constructed in Arizona in the late 1980s, includes 90 plant types. ALPHA STOCK/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO Earlier this month, the doors to the tropical... Read more »

Climate expert at CDC poised to file whistleblower complaint over treatment | Science

dpa image alliance archive/Alamy Stock Picture Originally published by E&E News An anticipated whistleblower complaint is the most recent escalation in a battle in between the Centers for Illness... Read more »

Bioenergy plantations could fight climate change—but threaten food crops, U.N. panel warns | Science

Big bioenergy plantations, such as these cottonwoods in France, can displace natural environment and food crops. MICHEL BUREAU/MINDEN PICTURES In the effort to keep the world from reaching unsafe... Read more »

Climate Change to Make Hot Droughts Hotter in the US Southern Plains

Droughts are reoccurring, disruptive weather condition occasions whose effects are typically intensified by severe and extended heat waves. Now a brand-new NOAA research study in the Journal of Climate cautions that in the currently... Read more »

Trump White House shelves ‘adversarial’ review of climate science | Science

iStock.com/bboserup Originally published by E&E News The proposed White House panel that would carry out an “adversarial” review of climate science is dead in the meantime, as President Donald... Read more »

Humans held responsible for twists and turns of climate change since 1900 | Science

Soot from market in Europe and the United States drove Arctic warming a century back. Universal History Archive/UIG/Getty Images While market and farming burped greenhouse gases at an increasing... Read more »

Genetic Diversity Maps to Help Forests Survive Climate Change

There is issue that climate change is taking place too quick for forests to adjust, so researchers are providing an assisting hand. Image credit – Mehdi Pringarbe/INRA Avignon, certified... Read more »

White House eyes nuclear weapons expert to lead challenge to climate science | Science

Originally published by E&E News A questionable strategy by the White House to evaluate the connections in between climate modification and nationwide security may be led by a previous... Read more »

Rise of carbon dioxide–absorbing mountains in tropics may set thermostat for global climate | Science

In some damp tropical mountains, carbon dioxide is recorded and eliminated of the environment. Robert Harding/Alamy Stock Picture Dislike the cold? Blame Indonesia. It may sound odd, provided the... Read more »