What Do Chinese Dumplings Have to Do With Global Warming?
‘In Sichuan, we're eaters,” said Chen Zemin, the world's first and only frozen-dumpling billionaire. “We have an expression that goes, ‘Even if you have a very poor life, you still have your teeth to please.' ” He smiled and patted his not insubstantial belly. “I like to eat.”
Climate Change May Reduce Corn, Wheat Crop Yields
Rising temperatures caused by climate change increase the odds that corn and wheat yields will slow even as global demand for the crops for food and fuel increases in the next 10 to 20 years, according to a study published in Environmental Research Letters.
Once-common marine birds disappearing from our coast
From white-winged scoters and surf scoters to long-tailed ducks, murres, loons and some seagulls, the number of everyday marine birds here has plummeted dramatically in recent decades. The reasons are often complex, but for many the loss of forage fish like herring might hold a clue.
The Melting Arctic Makes Way for $20,000 Luxury Cruises
Because of climate change and the melting of the Arctic, the cruise line Crystal Cruises plans to send passengers on what it bills as the first luxury ship to “traverse the Northwest Passage.”