Dot Earth

  1. U.S. Coal Exports Eroding Domestic Greenhouse Gains

    Continuing rise in U.S. exports of coal work against domestic reductions in CO2 emissions.

  2. Fresh Focus on Siberian Permafrost as Second Hole is Reported

    A report of a second odd hole in the Siberian permafrost draws fresh attention to the warming Russian tundra.

  3. New Approach to Being There: ‘Fan-bots’ Will Cheer Korean Baseball Team

    Cheer on your baseball team through a “fan-bot” set in the stands as you watch and tweet on your phone.

  4. The New Oil Patch: Rail Lines in Albany and Elsewhere

    The oil boom in the West is creating traffic jams of oil trains in New York’s Hudson Valley.

  5. Can Scientific Advice on Coastal Risk Reduction Compete with ‘We Will Not Retreat’ Politics?

    An important report offers advice on ways to cut coastal risk in a changing climate. Will politicians listen?

  6. Researchers Question Expansion of Antarctica’s Fringe of Sea Ice
  7. Scientists Begin to Demystify Hole Found in Siberian Permafrost
  8. A Fresh Look at Iron, Plankton, Carbon, Salmon and Ocean Engineering
  9. The Warming State of the Climate in 2013
  10. Miami’s Coastal Climate Calamity – in Super Slo-Mo
  11. China Clarifies its Plans on Setting a CO2 Emissions Peak
  12. Population by the Numbers: Unplanned Pregnancies
  13. From Twitter, a Growing Collection of Communicative Conservationists
  14. In Urbanization Update, U.N. Sees Tokyo Atop Megacities List Until 2030
  15. The Good, the Bad and the Anthropocene (Age of Us)
  16. Setting the Table for Migrating Monarch Butterflies
  17. Protecting Parrotfish on the Path to a Caribbean Reef Revival
  18. Stroke Lessons (Time Wasted is Brain Lost)
  19. Keeping Track of Hurricane Arthur
  20. A Cuisine for the Age of Us – the Anthropocene