However you feel about climate change, there is little doubt and much worry about the spread of ticks and Lyme disease northward.
production of wood pellets for fuel is likely to put more CO2 in the atmosphere and maintain less biodiversity on the land during the next several decades.
Nature is validating what we know about climate change from long-term records of temperature.
Like rising sea-level and more acidic seawater, warmer ocean temperatures will extract an economic cost
The perception of high inequality in society has been associated with instability and strife in human populations
There is tremendous growth in wind and solar installations, with good reason—free market economics.
The decline in δ13C to a more negative value is not compatible with the idea that fossil fuels are the source of rising methane in the atmosphere.
Trump’s First Year Slightly less than a year ago, I used this blog to provide an open letter to Donald Trump regarding the environment (http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/some-thoughts-for-the-new-president/). My points were simple: Use science to base environmental decisions;Continue reading
One recent analysis of 247 ski locations in the U.S. projects 50% reductions in the length of the winter recreation season over the next 30 years,
The future distribution of trees is of more than passing interest to a few weekend naturalists.