Blogs Impacts

Image of the Day: Walnut Trees Can’t Stand the Heat

  • Published: Oct 1st, 2012

Research has shown that the hotter, drier conditions associated with climate change may prove fatal for walnut trees.

Image of the Day: Fish Sticks! A One-Two Climate Punch

  • Published: Sep 17th, 2012

For Alaska pollock, the white fish primarily used in fish-sticks, climate change is a one-two punch.

Wind Power Has its Limits, But It’s Not the Sky

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2012

Could existence of wind turbines slow the planet’s winds to the point where they couldn’t generate any more energy?

Image of the Day: Trippy View of Hot Time in the City

  • Published: Sep 7th, 2012

As cities heat up roughly twice as fast as the rest of the planet, there are things communities can do to combat it.

To Say ‘Deep Water’ is a Great Read is Selling it Short

  • Published: Sep 5th, 2012

The search for ancient shorelines is at the core of 'Deep Water,' a terrific new e-book by veteran journalist Dan Grossman.

Global Warming Good for Biodiversity? Only at a Big Cost

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

New study says there's more biodiversity in a warmer world, but only after wiping out many existing species.

Extreme Weather Can’t ‘Surprise’ Insurance Companies

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

Severe weather has been clobbering insurance companies, and the headlines just keep coming.

Image of the Day: Drought Forces Cows to Moo-ve East

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

Ranchers out West are being forced to move their cattle eastward in order to escape extreme drought conditions.