Here’s a selection of today’s environment related news from around the web. We do the hard work, so you don’t have to.
A growing number of Democrats in the US Congress are hoping to create a new set of policies which would trigger a rapid decarbonisation of the US economy. They have labelled the plan as the “green new deal”.
A study offers a new theory that could help explain Antarctic sea ice changes. It suggests that, for the last few decades, natural fluctuations could have trapped heat deep in the Southern Ocean – leaving surface water relatively cool and helping to preserve the sea ice.
British broadcaster and environmentalist David Attenborough on Monday urged world leaders, meeting in Poland to agree ways to limit global warming, to get on and tackle "our greatest threat in thousands of years".
Climate change is projected to reduce the depth and duration of insulating winter snowpack and increase the severity of soil freezing across northern forests. Using a 5‐year snow removal experiment i...
Speaking at a televised town hall on Monday, Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said that the government’s next steps toward fighting climate change need to be as momentous as the civil rights movement or NASA's push to put a man on