Based on current projections, global warming may prevent most countries to host the Olympic games in the near future

Now that the Rio Games is over and we are looking forward to the next Olympics, here is a sobering thought. In 70 years, most cities in the Northern Hemisphere will be unfit to host the summer Olympics due to rising temperatures associated with climate change, according to a medical journal’s findings published this week.

Read more: Bye Olympics: Soon it will be too hot for most countries to host the games


One size does not always fit all, especially when it comes to global climate models, according to Penn State climate researchers.

Read more: Global climate models do not easily downscale for regional predictions


Forest and forestry can contribute to all aspects of sustainable development, including poverty, food, security and health.

Read more: Forestry’s role in sustainable development


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