https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/436797-rockefeller-to-end-resilient-cities-push-and-layoff-staffThe Rockefeller Foundation is ending a localized climate change initiative focused on building resiliency across 100 U.S. cities, a move that will see staff layoffs.The foundation announced Monday the decision to end its 100 Resilient Cities… […]
https://phys.org/news/2019-04-canada-imposes-carbon-tax-provinces.htmlCanada’s federal government on Monday made good on an ultimatum to impose a carbon tax on four provinces that haven’t fallen in line with its emissions reduction strategy. Original Title: Canada imposes carbon tax on […]
https://phys.org/news/2019-04-marine-reserves-fish.htmlIn a new analysis of the effectiveness of marine protected areas worldwide, University of Massachusetts Amherst marine ecologist Brian Cheng and colleagues report that reserves not only replenish target fish populations, they also restore ecological […]
https://phys.org/news/2019-04-um-environmental-faculty-publishes-paper.htmlRisk is composed of two parts: the probability of something going wrong and the subsequent consequences if it does. Although risks can never be predicted with certainty, they can be identified and analyzed to reduce […]
http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/600226310/0/usatoday-techtopstories~Warming-seas-are-devastating-to-dolphins-survival/Everyone’s favorite marine mammal likes to keep cool, but warmer sea water appears to be wreaking havoc with dolphins’ habitat, a new study suggests.
https://www.popsci.com/farming-new-generation-sustainability?dom=rss-default&src=syn Nexus Media News “When the paradigm shifts past a certain point, they will all follow.” Two young growers are living their passion for farming and environmentalism through their organic, carbon farming businesses.
https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/04/01/708818581/growing-corn-is-a-major-contributor-to-air-pollution-study-finds?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=healthA study ties an estimated 4,300 premature deaths a year to the air pollution caused by corn production in the U.S. In some regions, the per-bushel health costs exceed the corn’s market price. (Image credit: […]
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/apr/01/archaeologists-discover-exceptional-site-at-lake-titicacaUnderwater haul of Tiwanaku ceremonial relics is unprecedented, say academics An ancient ceremonial site described as exceptional has been discovered in the Andes by marine archaeologists, who recovered ritual offerings and the remains of slaughtered […]
https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2019/04/01/volcanic-eruptions-hurricanes/A new study is the first to untangle the effects of volcanic eruptions and El Niño events on hurricane patterns. Original Title: Large Volcanic Eruptions Can Alter Hurricane Strength and Frequency Full Text of the […]
https://phys.org/news/2019-04-chicago-tops-dangerous-cities-migrating.htmlAn estimated 600 million birds die from building collisions every year in the U.S., and research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology offers one explanation for it. Original Title: Chicago tops list of most dangerous […]