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As Whales Head North, Arctic Biologists Play Catch-Up

DAILY CLIMATE - With climate change transforming the Arctic, biologists are scrambling to understand the impact on gray whales and other creatures living in the region.… Read More

The Secret of Sea Level Rise: It Will Vary Greatly by Region

YALE E360 - As the world warms, sea levels could easily rise three to six feet this century. But increases will vary widely by region, with prevailing winds, powerful ocean currents, and even the gravitational pull of the polar ice sheets determining whether some coastal areas will be inundated while others stay dry.… Read More

Global Cooling is Bunk, Draft NASA Study Finds

DAILY CLIMATE - Global warming has neither stopped nor slowed in the past decade, according to a draft analysis of temperature data by NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies.… Read More

Study: Can Hurricanes Cause Climate Change?

TIME - Scientists have long suspected that global warming could make hurricanes more intense in some way, but a new study in Nature suggests the effect works both ways: tropical cyclones could help drive up temperatures in response. … Read More

Fuel from Tobacco?

CLIMATE CENTRAL - Scientists think tobacco may provide a missing link for biofuels.… Read More

Ethanol’s Contrasting Carbon Footprints

DAILY CLIMATE - Feds conclude corn-based biofuels help reduce emissions, in contrast to California regulators, who said they don't. Who's right? Oddly enough, both may be.… Read More

Studies Predict Fewer But Stronger Hurricanes

TIME - The relationship between climate change and hurricanes is anything but settled.… Read More

Climate Change: How Fast Is the Earth Shifting?

CLIMATE CENTRAL - A new study calculates the physical velocity of climate change.… Read More