global warming

FSU study proposes new method for projecting threats of sea-level rise

In the next 100 years continued sea-level rise will affect millions of people living in coastal areas. But projecting just how much those effects will be felt depends on which model you use. The problem, a Florida State University researcher says, is that these projection models are inconsistent. Assistant Professor of Sociology Matt Hauer has […]

Volcanic activity, declining ocean oxygen triggered mass extinction of ancient marine organisms

Global climate change, fueled by skyrocketing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, is siphoning oxygen from today’s oceans at an alarming pace — so fast that scientists aren’t entirely sure how the planet will respond. Their only hint? Look to the past. In a study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy […]