Anthropogenic climate change will likely alter ecosystems in the Mediterranean this century in a way that is without precedent during the past 10,000 years.
In November 2016 Science published an overview of climate change impacts on biodiversity: "The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people". This article presents a summary.Read more »
The earlier green-up of vegetation in Europe amplifies spring warming, especially the frequency and intensity of spring heat waves, according to a recent study.Read more »
The potential impacts of climate change on grassland biodiversity in Finland and potential adaptation options have been considered by focusing on grassland butterfliesRead more »
Bumblebee species seem to fail to move to the north of Europe and North America in response to global warming whereas they lose habitats at the southern rangeRead more »
Climate change is considered a large threat to especially montane species. These species often inhabit narrow elevational rangesRead more »
Until the beginning of the 1990s, there have been no significant changes in the timing of plant life cycle events in the Netherlands. During 2001-2010 the timingRead more »
An assessment was made of the impacts of climate change on the potential distribution of six alpine grasslands, two subalpine (and alpine) scrublands and four subalpine forestsRead more »