General Climate News

Cooperation is key to improve climate change adaptation across Europe’s border regions Europe’s border regions and shared maritime areas are facing increased negative impacts due to climate change, but countries and regions responsible for these areas are already taking action at transnational scale to adapt to these impacts according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing.
European Environment Agency, Tuesday 11 December 2018
Global warming increases the risk of an extinction domino effect The complex network of interdependencies between plants and animals multiplies the species at risk of extinction due to environmental change, according to a JRC study.
EU Science Hub, Monday 10 December 2018
Turning climate change from a ‘tragedy of the commons’ to positive action December marks the 50th anniversary of the paper that popularized the concept of tragedy of the commons: it argued that individuals will always take advantage of a common resource and so degrade it. A new paper argues that the theory limits the way climate change is viewed.
University of Exeter, Friday 7 December 2018