Category Archives: Climate Change

Science teachers could be obstacle to climate change education

This post originally appeared on the Eyes on Environment blog as part of Nature’s Scitable Network.  The Scitable Network hosts a variety of blogs discussing the latest scientific topics in disciplines ranging from chemistry to psychology. ———- Regardless of new policies … Continue reading

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Understanding climate change skeptics

This post originally appeared on the Eyes on Environment blog as part of Nature’s Scitable Network.  The Scitable Network hosts a variety of blogs discussing the latest scientific topics in disciplines ranging from chemistry to psychology. —– As a physicist, … Continue reading

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Greenland ice sheets losing ability to absorb meltwater

This is a guest post by Neha Jain, an aspiring science writer and blogger based in Hong Kong.  Her blog, Life Science Exploration, covers biology, conservation, sustainable living, and the impact of climate change on other species.  She occasionally blogs … Continue reading

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When good intentions don’t mix: designing policy to stop global warming and improve clean cookware access

Stringent climate policies are gaining traction in countries around the world to meet promised greenhouse gas reductions. But these policies can severely limit the humanitarian progress to transition families in developing countries away from cookware that causes severe indoor pollution. … Continue reading

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Amazon resilience buoyed by diversity

Read the original post at Eyes on Environment on Nature’s Scitable Network! — It’s easy to imagine the Amazon Basin as a monotonous valley of deep green forests and bustling wildlife. The reality is a bit different. The Amazon largely … Continue reading

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Eyes on Environment: clarifying the connection between healthy diets, resource use, and greenhouse gas emissions

Read the original post here! —- Science communication is a tricky business. The goal sounds simple: translate scientific findings into concise, engaging pieces for the general public. But the devil in the details offers some hazards and temptations. Sifting through … Continue reading

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Eyes on Environment: the many stories of climate change

Over 40,000 delegates from 195 countries meet in Paris this week to legally commit to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prevent global temperature increases above 2 degrees Celsius. Although the prevention of 2 degree warming may not be possible, such … Continue reading

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