Impacts of climate change on our water and energy systems: it’s complicated

“There have been many analyses on how climate change could affect the water and energy sectors separately, but those studies were not typically looking at interactions and feedbacks between the…

On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn carbon dioxide into new products

Bacteria on nanowires convert sunlight, carbon dioxide and water to organic building blocks University of California – Berkeley If humans ever hope to colonize Mars, the settlers will need to…

In media coverage of climate change, where are the facts?

Study shows New York Times coverage of climate change slights the facts of global warming University of California – Berkeley The New York Times makes a concerted effort to drive…

California’s economy will suffer plenty from climate change. But at least it’s not Florida

MIght as well make it three California stories in a row. By Dale Kasler at the Sacramento Bee dkasler@sacbee.com Higher crime rates and electric bills. Crops and laborers wilting in…

Scientists core into California's Clear Lake to explore past climate change

From the University of California – Berkeley Deep sediments are unparalleled record of biotic changes over past 200,000+ years University of California, Berkeley, scientists are drilling into ancient sediments at…

UC Berkeley study: switch to nuclear from coal in the West

From the University of California – Berkeley while China (and Slovenia if Jim Hansen will shut up) surges ahead with coal power generation, some scholars are fretting over meeting carbon…