Climate


Photo of White Rock Lake
July 25, 2013

Changes in climate and urbanization can affect watershed and stream health, but it can be difficult to tease apart the impacts of these two...

July 01, 2013

After being drained by the millions of acres to make way for agriculture, wetlands are staging a small comeback these days on farms. Some...

April 30, 2013

More carbon dioxide is released from residential lawns than corn fields according to a new study. And much of the difference can likely be...

April 01, 2013

Surface appearances can be so misleading: In most forests, the amount of carbon held in soils is substantially greater than the amount contained...

December 26, 2012

In recent years, artificial Christmas trees have grown in popularity with people preferring them over real trees for various reasons. One common...

September 06, 2011

Measuring the emission of greenhouse gases from croplands should take into account the crops themselves.

That’s the conclusion of...

August 29, 2011

New research shows that wastewater recycling processes may generate more greenhouse gases than traditional water-treatment processes. Despite...