Earth changes

How is the Earth changing today? We already see effects scientists predicted, such as the loss of sea ice, melting glaciers and ice sheets, sea level rise, and more intense heat waves. Scientists predict global temperature increases from human-made greenhouse gases will continue.

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Landfill study shows flawed detection methods, higher methane emissions in Illinois, other states

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's method of detecting…

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Increasing drought puts the resilience of the Amazon rainforest to the test

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Since 2015, the Amazon has been slower to…

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New 3D models reveal how warming climate affects underwater ocean tides

Changes in the size of the twice-daily M2 tide caused by recent…

Sarah Waldrip Sarah Waldrip

New analysis unveils shifting trends in the voluntary carbon offset market

The researchers showed that the volume of carbon credits issued in the…

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Why secondary pollutants are now a primary concern

Forests in haze. Credit: Yueqi Gao Like most countries, China has had…

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Can reservoirs be a carbon source?

Schematic depicting the evolving role of agricultural reservoirs in the carbon cycle…

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Pristine rivers and streams turning orange

An aerial view of the rust-colored Kutuk River in Gates of the…

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Storytelling in the metaverse can spur environmental action

Professor Daniel Pimentel (right) works with a student using a VR headset.…

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Satellite radar data uncover ‘vigorous melting’ at Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier

Screen shot of a 3D view of the tidal motion of Thwaites…

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