Keep the climate in mind when you’re choosing what to plant.
Plant species are reacting to climate change by adapting or migrating to better conditions. But this is not an option for gardens, so gardeners will have to be smarter about what they plant and where.
Both sea ice and government data are disappearing.
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Activists today are racing to save climate records from the Trump administration. Secret archives were a powerful way to fight hostile political climates throughout history – from the Nazis to the Islamic State.
One primary concern in rural areas: higher temperatures put strain on water and energy sources.
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With little action at the national level on climate change, state and city officials are taking the lead – but by emphasizing local benefits.
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We need international agreement on a set of Earth's 'vital signs' and how to measure them.
For a small price, Donald Trump could score the easy win he's been waiting for.
Senator Jacqui Lambie, speaking on Q&A.
During a Q&A discussion about climate change, Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie said it was four degrees hotter 110,000 years ago. Is that right?
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In the face of planetary problems such as climate change, does national citizenship lose its meaning?
Efforts to combat climate change are making extracting oil from areas like Canada’s tar sands fields more expensive.
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The Trump administration may reverse a recent push to require oil companies to disclose more information about climate change risks to investors. Is that a good thing?
Trump and the United Nations: a difficult relationship.
Most of Trump's positions go against the principles accepted by the United Nations. The new Secretary-General will have to try to find areas of mutual concern to work with the new US administration.
Emergency crews tackle a bushfire at Boggabri, one of dozens across NSW during the heatwave.
Heat records have tumbled across New South Wales as the state suffered through the weekend's heatwave. A new analysis shows that climate change made this kind of event much less of a rarity.
The Flinders Ranges were once a refuge from a changing climate.
Areas like the Flinders Ranges have provided refuge for flora and fauna when the climate has changed. But rapid temperature increases and human intervention may stop them doing so again.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signs SB350 on Oct. 7, 2015. The bill calls for increasing the state’s renewable electricity use to 50 percent and doubling energy efficiency in existing buildings by 2030.
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California has set ambitious goals for cutting carbon emissions and shifting to a clean energy economy. How will this strategy affect the state's huge economy? An economist weighs the evidence.
Muskoxen group together for security.
How is rapid warming in the Arctic affecting animals that are adapted to cold? A wildlife biologist is using many techniques to find out, including stalking muskoxen in a polar bear costume.
Scientific and technological innovations and economic policies promoting growth at all costs have created a consumption and production vortex on a collision course with the Earth system.
Pardon me while I blow this out of proportion.
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Laser-like focus on a tiny, unimportant detail can mean you miss the gorilla in the room – a tactic climate change deniers use to cast doubt on the science.
Old weather diaries are becoming important in climate research.
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High-quality climate records only go back to the start of the 20th century. But using handwritten letters, journals and tables, researchers have access to data going back to the 18th century.
Climate change is already delivering more extremes of wet and dry to the Pacific region.
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New research shows that global warming has already begun to exacerbate extremes of rainfall in the Pacific region – with more to come.
Firefighters fight forest fire in Indonesia, triggered in part by El Nino.
We’re due to cop a hiding from the Pacific Ocean, but we don’t know when.
Women plant rice in the flood plain of Betsimitatatra, Madagascar.
Reflections on World Wetland Day on how this precious resource can be used sustainably to reduce rural poverty, improve food security and strengthen livelihood in the face of climate change.