Christopher Joyce appears in the following:
Thursday, December 27, 2018
2018 saw a string of more precise — and dire — assessments that a warming climate is affecting the weather. That didn't keep President Trump and others from questioning those scientific conclusions.
Thursday, December 27, 2018
It was this year when scientists ratcheted up their warnings about the effects of a warming climate on weather. And the weather itself showed that scientists' predictions are getting better.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
A seemingly harmless insect has invaded an island in the Antarctic and, being non-native, is eating up the peat moss and changing the environment. The midges could also infest the Antarctic mainland.
Monday, December 10, 2018
As negotiators struggle to hammer out the rule book for a global climate agreement, scientists meeting in Washington, D.C., have yet more evidence linking climate change and extreme weather.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
The fortuitous dip in emissions of the main greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, during the past three years is over, as economies turn up. The trend in the near future looks grim, say climate scientists.
Monday, December 03, 2018
The world's nations meet in Poland this week to continue negotiations on how to slow climate change as recent research and extreme weather reveal that dangerous effects on climate are already here.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
President Trump may not believe in man-made climate change, but his administration does.
Monday, November 26, 2018
The Trump administration released a major climate assessment on Black Friday. It is the most detailed and blunt assessment yet of the dangers of unchecked global warming.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Dry weather and strong winds mean that what would have been small blazes in the past are now monster fires. And more people live in harm's way.
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Almost 100 million years ago, when the South Atlantic Ocean was young, giant reptiles prowled the seas. Scientists have found a trove of these ancient creatures in the African nation of Angola.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Archaeologists found thousands of drawings and stencils in a warren of limestone caves in remote mountains on the island of Borneo. But no one knew how old they were until now.
Monday, October 08, 2018
A scientific panel, convened by the U.N., lays out a challenging path to keep the global climate from warming more than 1.5 degrees Celsius — the red line for dangerous consequences.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The cartels that run the ivory trade try to cover their tracks — among other things, they smuggle tusks from the same elephant separately. But DNA testing can help find patterns.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Florence is wetter, wider — and maybe slower, due to climate change, according to new research. And flood insurance isn't keeping up with how climate change is altering hurricanes.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The world's oldest drawing was made 73,000 years ago in a South African Cave on a rock with an ocher "crayon."
Thursday, August 30, 2018
More than 40 researchers concluded that climate change would make ecosystems such as deciduous forests, grasslands and Arctic tundra unrecognizable.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
The spread of air conditioning may have kept some people from dying in this summer's extreme heat. But studies project more heat-related illnesses as the climate warms.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
A massive ice pack that normally clings to northern Greenland's coastline is splitting apart and floating out to sea. Climate change is to blame, scientists say.
Monday, August 20, 2018
Plastic trash less than 5 millimeters long is in the things we eat and drink, and the air we breathe. Scientists are just beginning to study where it comes from and how it might affect our health.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
The way we design and inhabit cities is making them retain heat.