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With fewer animals to spread their seeds, plants could have trouble...

Evan Fricke, Rice University; Alejandro Ordonez, Aarhus University; Haldre Rogers, Iowa State University, and Jens-Christian Svenning, Aarhus University Picture...

Adapting cities to a hotter world: 3 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Heat waves can be deadly, especially when they combine high temperatures with elevated humidity levels that make the air feel even...

We can’t save everything from climate change – here’s how to...

Benjamin Preston, Pardee RAND Graduate School and Johanna Nalau, Griffith University Recent reports have delivered sobering messages about climate change and its consequences. They include...

We’ve been studying a glacier in Peru for 14 years –...

Mathias Vuille, University at Albany, State University of New York High mountain environments in South America, which in many locations encompass peaks that reach 21,000...

In Alaska, everyone’s grappling with climate change

Nancy Fresco, University of Alaska Fairbanks Coastal villages are washing into the Bering Sea, trees are sprouting in the tundra and shipping lanes are opening...

Coffee farmers struggle to adapt to Colombia’s changing climate

Jessica Eise, Purdue University and Natalie White, Purdue University In Colombia’s coffee-producing region of Risaralda, small trees run along the sharp incline of the Andes...

Crop insurance is good for farmers, but not always for the...

Don Fullerton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Julian Reif, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Megan Konar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Tatyana Deryugina,...

Many small island nations can adapt to climate change with global...

Martina Grecequet, University of Minnesota; Ian Noble, University of Notre Dame, and Jessica Hellmann, University of Minnesota Island nations are on the front lines of...

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