Altitude range shift of the Spanish Fir under climate change

In response to a changing climate, organisms must adapt or migrate to more suitable habitats where the environmental conditions are more favourable. Dr Antonio González-Hernández and his colleagues Dr Diego […]

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Indus civilisation decline: Core evidence for Late Holocene climate change

The socially complex and highly urbanised Indus Valley Civilisation began a sustained decline around 3900 cal yr BP (calendar years before present). This decline has been linked with abrupt climate […]

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Central banks and climate change mitigation: A Money View perspective

Directing financial flows on a path towards low CO2 emissions was a key objective of the Paris Agreement, but as Dr Jakob Vestergaard, Associate Professor in the Department of Social […]

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Natural-capital-based societies in the tropics: Harnessing forest function to combat climate change

Natural capital – assets derived from the natural world – forms the basis of national economic systems. When natural capital is depleted without reinvestment, there is a net reduction in […]

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Tuna on the move: How climate change impacts Pacific Island economies

Climate change affects the spatial distribution of commercially important tuna species in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Predicted shifts of tuna outside the jurisdictions of Pacific Island countries and territories could […]

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Understanding and responding to climate change: our favourite climate research from 2021

Climate change solutions must reach across education, agriculture, energy production, politics and policymaking, manufacturing, travel, transport – almost every aspect of life. The six articles highlighted below demonstrate the breadth […]

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Museums and climate change: From passive bystander to agent of change

Museums have traditionally been institutions that maintain the stories of the past, implicitly supporting the Western ideological status quo. However, this role is rarely congruent with contemporary issues in our […]

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Measuring an ecosystem’s response to climate change through sun induced fluorescence (SIF) in the Caatinga bioregion

Climate change is increasing global temperatures and the regularity and severity of droughts. Researchers are continually looking for innovative ways of measuring these effects on global ecosystems. The detection of […]

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Climate change and the rise of infectious diseases: An Arctic perspective

Animals that carry infectious microorganisms are migrating towards the North with climate-change transitions of Arctic landscapes into warmer biomes. This threatens to change societal exposure to infectious diseases and affect […]

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Climate change economics: A net cost analysis of the Paris Agreement targets

Global warming will not only interfere with the earth’s environmental systems but will also cause economic disruption. One recent study suggested the cost of global warming will be dramatically higher […]

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