Roots: The Hidden Half of Vegetation-Climate Interactions

Roots: The Hidden Half of Vegetation-Climate Interactions

  • Published: Sep 28th, 2010

By looking below ground, to the roots of plants, we can learn to anticipate fluctuations of seasonal carbon dioxide shifts.

In San Francisco Bay, A Question Whether to Build or Retreat

  • Published: Sep 21st, 2010

A California project foreshadows hard choices for coastal cities weighing benefits and costs of new development.

New (Indirect) Evidence for a Cooling Sun?

  • Published: Sep 16th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - Some physicists suspect the Sun could be starting to cool off — but if so, it would only mask global warming for a while.

Group Finds Health Savings in Emissions Cuts

  • Published: Sep 14th, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - Your doctor would approve: €30.5 billion extra in avoided health care costs if Europe shifts emissions reduction target to 30 percent by 2020, according to a new analysis

Tomorrow’s Infrastructure Poses Greater Climate Threat than Today’s, Study Finds

  • Published: Sep 10th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - What would happen to the climate if we stopped building carbon dioxide-emitting devices, but existing ones lived out their typical lives?

Carbon Trade or Carbon Con?

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - In the carbon market, a good deal for the environment needs to also be a good deal for the bottom line. Vouching for environmental credibility isn't easy: Who verifies the verifiers?

Selling the Blue Sky

  • Published: Sep 8th, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - The market for greenhouse gas emissions is essentially a bazaar selling various types of pollution, dependent entirely on government regulations. But does it actually reduce emissions?

Making a Market for Pollution

  • Published: Sep 7th, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - What does it take to trade in a commodity that cannot be seen or touched - and isn't even a commodity in the U.S.?