Modern agriculture releases lots of different greenhouse gas emissions, each with complex effects on the global climate.
Nature’s specialists have few and unique relationships with other species. They are most vulnerable in warming habitats.
We studied a rocky shore to see how global changes are playing out within habitats.
Without a radical change of course on climate change, Australians will struggle to survive on this continent, let alone thrive.
For decades Australian scientists have, clearly and respectfully, warned about the risks to Australia of a rapidly heating climate. After this season's fires, perhaps it's time to listen.
New research shows even brief hot spells can damage seed quality.
Water tower of the Andes.
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Global heating could reduce mountain glacier snow and ice by up to 80% by 2100, threatening major drinking water supplies.
Melting on top of sea ice off northwestern Greenland, June 2019.
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Greenland's ice made headlines in June, as warm weather made for unseasonably widespread melting. And though this summer is still unfolding, the human fingerprint on Greenland's ice can't be denied.