Climate Archive

Why 2016 Was Actually a Year of Hope

Just about everyone found something to dislike about 2016, from…

Podcast: FLI 2016 – A Year In Review

https://soundcloud.com/futureoflife/fli-2016-a-year-in-reivew For…

Artificial Photosynthesis: Can We Harness the Energy of the Sun as Well as Plants?

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Developing Countries Can’t Afford Climate Change

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Click here to see this page in other languages: Russian Developing…

Podcast: Could an Earthquake Destroy Humanity?

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Earthquakes as Existential Risks Earthquakes are not typically…

Congress Subpoenas Climate Scientists in Effort to Hamper ExxonMobil Fraud Investigation

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ExxonMobil executives may have intentionally misled the public…

Climate Change for the Impatient: A Nuclear Mini Ice Age

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Everyone has heard about climate change caused by fossil…

X-risk News of the Week: Ocean Warming and Nuclear Protests

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X-risk = Existential Risk. The risk that we could accidentally…

X-risk News of the Week: Nuclear Winter and a Government Risk Report

X-risk = Existential Risk. The risk that we could accidentally…

The Wisdom Race Is Heating Up

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There’s a race going on that will determine the fate of humanity.…

2015: An Amazing Year in Review

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Just four days before the end of the year, the Washington Post…

Were the Paris Climate Talks a Success?

An interview with Seth Baum, Executive Director of the Global…

The World Has Lost 33% of Its Farmable Land

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https://soundcloud.com/futureoflife/grantham_centre_12_7_15 During…

Mealworms Bring Good News for Recycling

Summary from fusion.net: Current estimates indicate that it…

A Resurgence of Utopian Thinkers

In an article titled “The New Utopians,” Jeet Heer reflects…

Carbon Dioxide Levels Reach New Milestone

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There is new evidence that the concentration of greenhouse…
Paris climate talks 2015

Momentum to Address Climate Change Increases: Is It Enough?

From the New York Times: Reports from the Paris climate talks…

From NASA: Oceanic Phytoplankton Declines

"The world's oceans have seen significant declines in certain…