Archive for December 2022
US textbooks on biology fall short on climate change content
Most college textbooks published in the 2010s had less information about climate change than in the previous decade.
The new UN deal fails to address the root causes of nature’s destruction
The new UN deal may force us to reconsider the usefulness of such meetings altogether.
Geoengineering startup’s launch meets with criticism
Make Sunsets sells "cooling credits" to support its geoengineering startup. Some experts say it's the rogue actor they've worried about.
Scientists in Ecuador rediscover 32 frog species once believed extinct
“I can’t tell you how special it is to hold something we never thought we’d see again,” a reseacher says.
Extreme cold is another curse of a changing climate
Experts have predicted that blizzards will get more severe due to a warming planet that changes weather patterns.
Climate action can slow cascading biodiversity extinctions
Scientists mapped species in more than 15,000 food webs using "virtual Earth" models. Future biodiversity loss may be worse than they feared.