Researchers are collecting billions of samples of sperm and eggs to keep one of the world's greatest underwater colonies alive.
Articles tagged "global warming"
At the chaotic climate talks in Warsaw, a hunger strike has arisen to shame world leaders into action.
Or else it's game over for the climate. Dozens of scientists warned world leaders that we can only burn 1050 gigatons of carbon without raising the temperature 2 degrees Celsius.
Warren Buffett just bet billions on Exxon, and, by extension, a climate-changed future
If East Asian nations come together, the cost of climate adaptation goes way down.
Remember that one time twenty-five years ago when the world banded together to save itself from solar radiation? Let's try to do that again.
Why aren't there any good movies about global warming?
Here are the nine bleakest projections and the five most terrifying graphs the world's top climate scientists released to warn us about the future.
Climate change is running rampant, our politics are infected by moneyed interests, and corporations control our media. Al Gore sits down with Motherboard to explain two possible futures he sees for humanity.
We can't assume either that a fully price-corrected economy is even possible, or that it alone would be enough to create an ecological sustainable economy.
Spoiler: There are a lot.
If all the consensus and evidence won’t convince a climate-skeptic, can anything? As it turns out, there is one way, but it’s not pretty.
First, Colorado was beseiged with wildfires. Then it fell victim to a once-in-a-thousand-year flood. Now it might soon be knee-deep in fracking fluid.
These are some of the most terrifying graphical representations of data you've ever seen.
Climate Change Is Transforming the Chemical Properties of Plankton, Threatening Fisheries and Growing Dead Zones
A new study reveals that warmer waters actually directly effect plankton's physical makeup—and may be a boon to a certain blue-green algae that gives rise to dead zones and snuffs out fisheries.
Ten big metropolitan ideas that are saving the planet.
This is bad news for not starving.
It's 2013 and "Scientists Are Pretty Damn Certain We're Frying This Place" is still a headline. That is depressing.
There are 262 wildfires blazing in the US right now, and we're at Preparedness Level 5. This is a glimpse of our drier, more fiery future.
Though it's possible to bring the figure down just a bit with massive protection improvements.
But cutting carbon emissions will keep them from getting even worse.
This symbiotic bacteria duo creates 7-centimeter long chains of mucus. They might also help oxygenate the acidifying oceans.
Remember the ozone hole? It's teaming up with CO2 to heat the planet.