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Global warming shrinks bird breeding windows, potentially threatening species – Science Magazine

Northern lapwings are breeding earlier and over a shorter period of time than 40 years ago. Mike Lane/Minden Pictures By Charlotte HartleyJul. 20, 2020 , 3:00 PM For breeding birds, timing is everything. Most species have just a narrow window…

Making sense of climate scenarios: Toolkit for decision-makers launched

(Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)) To make climate scenarios work for decision-makers, an international team of researchers developed a comprehensive interactive online platform. It is the first of its kind to provide the tools to use those scenarios — from climate impacts to mitigation and energy options — to a broader public beyond science.

We cannot ignore the links between COVID-19 and the warming planet | TheHill – The Hill

The emergence of COVID-19 suggests that global warming may present an even graver threat to human welfare than many recognize. As indicated in the scientific literature, not only could the current warming of our planet increase the likelihood of an…

Can a pandemic aid the fight against global warming? | TheHill – The Hill

One cannot help but look back nostalgically to a time when we thought the biggest crisis facing humanity would evolve over many years. How quickly concerns have changed. In a matter of months, the nation has been forced to commit…

The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News – The New York Times

Nestled in the forest behind a guard house just north of the border between New York and New Jersey off Route 9W is one of the world’s greatest meccas for climate change research. Here, perched on the lip of the…

Return of ‘the Blob’ could intensify climate change impacts on Northeast Pacific fisheries

(University of British Columbia) A large marine heatwave would double the rate of the climate change impacts on fisheries species in the northeast Pacific by 2050, says a recently released study by researchers from the University of British Columbia and University of Bern.

Ecological Society of America announces 2020 Fellows

(Ecological Society of America) The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2020 Fellows. The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and policy.

GMA Goes On Climate Guilt Trip: No More Baby Seals!

ABC’s Good Morning America continued its weekly tribute to environmentalism, Wednesday, in their Extraordinary Earth series with National Geographic leading up to Earth Day. This week, correspondent T.J. Holmes traveled to Quebec’s Magdalen Islands to cuddle with some baby seals and…