Even Small Summer Temperature Swings Deadly to Elders


Small temperature swings deadly if you’re over 65, female, poor, or not white.

UK Climate Change Minister Calls for 30% Emissions Reduction Target


Greg Barker says the UK should boost its emissions target – but only if Europe does the same.

Hot Pursuit


In Arizona, amateur naturalists help track the shifting seasons.

Does Using Paper Take CO2 Out of the Environment?


Trees sequester carbon dioxide, and paper is made from trees. So shouldn’t you use as much paper as possible to stop climate change?

How To Feed the World After Climate Change


Genetically modified seeds aren’t enough. We have to change the entire agricultural system.


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