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Effects of Greenhouse Gases Like Carbon Dioxide Can Be Spotted Earlier in the Middle Atmosphere
Understanding and dealing with climate change requires us to look at the atmosphere as a whole, not just the lowest portion near the surface. Analyzing the effects of greenhouse gases on the middle atmosphere helps to ...
Climate Change and Air Quality
The climate in Ontario has changed between 1979 and 2007. Climate change can have an impact on air quality.
Productive Public Debate, Not Just Science, Is Urgently Needed to Tackle the Issue of Climate Change
There is a need for urgent action on the issue of climate change. Developing a way to deal with the risk of climate change requires more than just science, but also requires society to collectively make decisions about the ...
Tsunamis Cannot Be Predicted Based on the Past
At present, there are no patterns that can be used to predict when a tsunami will occur.
It's Time to Overcome Our Addiction to Economic Growth
Economic growth as we have come to know and experience it is not a feasible option for the long term. Neither is it necessary for improved well-being in countries that have already reached high material living standards. ...
Governments Must Do More to Involve Local Electricity Distribution Companies in Promoting Conservation
Local Distribution Companies can to play a greater role in the design and delivery of conservation demand management programs (CDMs), but need a framework of more stable and comprehensive policies and institutional ...
Can Models of Ecological Citizenship Help Us Better Understand the Role of Corporations in Dealing with Environmental Problems?
Corporations affect the environment in a number of different ways. Ecological citizenship models reveal the important roles and impacts of corporations on environmental politics.
Arctic Species Severely Affected by Climate Change in the Last Two Centuries
The last two centuries of climate warming have drastically affected many species in the High Arctic. Species that survived in extreme cold are becoming threatened as the average temperature in the Arctic increases.
Which Method of Emissions Trading Is the Best at Reducing Pollution?
A lab simulation showed that cap-and-trade emissions trading leads to less pollution than baseline-and-credit if the emissions rate stays the same.
Falling Calcium Levels Are Harming Freshwater Animals
Crayfish are especially vulnerable to falling levels of calcium in eastern North American lakes. This poses a threat to the ecosystems in which crayfish and other crustaceans reside.