How to outsmart El Niño

How to outsmart El Niño

A global food crisis now looms because of El Niño and climate change, and the threat needs to be addressed before it is too late. While oceanic and atmospheric indicators suggest that the 2015-2016 El Niño has peaked and conditions are expected to return to normal by...
Overfishing – what’s left in our oceans?

Overfishing – what’s left in our oceans?

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), over 80% of fisheries now operate at, or beyond, sustainable limits pushing many marine ecosystems to the point of collapse. Our appetite for fish is growing too, putting increased...
Can nations reach a strong agreement at COP 21?

Can nations reach a strong agreement at COP 21?

This article was originally published by Ensia Scientists agree: we need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions drastically in the next decade if we are to avoid the worst ravages of climate change. World governments agree: the way to do that is to forge a global...