climate change

Aerosol emissions in East Asia driven by consumption in developed countries

Published: 6Sep2016

Much of the influence on climate from air pollution in East Asia is driven by consumption in the developed countries of Western Europe and North America, according to research co-led by McGill...

Paris Climate Change Conference (Nov.-Dec. 2015)

Published: 27Nov2015

  The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21, will be held in Paris from November 30 to December 11.

Global warming ‘pause’ reflects natural fluctuation

Published: 21Jul2014

Statistical analysis of average global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 shows that the slowdown in global warming during this period is consistent with natural variations in temperature,...

Protecting life’s tangled ecological webs

Published: 9May2017

Ecosystems are a complex web of interactions. These ecological networks are being reorganized by extinctions and colonization events caused by human impacts, such as climate change and habitat...

Critical information missing in fight to save wildlife

Published: 8Sep2016

With global temperatures continuing to rise at an alarming rate, predictions for the impact of climate change on plants and wildlife must improve to give scientists a clearer picture of which...

‘Blue-green algae’ proliferating in lakes

Published: 26Feb2015

The organisms commonly known as blue-green algae have proliferated much more rapidly than other algae in lakes across North America and Europe over the past two centuries – and in many cases the...

Teaching the impact of climate change to the leaders of tomorrow

Published: 4Dec2015

The environmentalists and green groups at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, which starts today in Paris, will inevitably call for better leadership on sustainability issues. They...

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