20 July, 2018 – Information now travels along the internet. But what happens when sea levels rise and leave a flooded internet, its vital cables and traffic hubs under water?
19 July, 2018 – For more than a century, scientists believed that only humans could cross the hostile oceans to reach Antarctica. Some strands of alien seaweed tell another story.
18 July, 2018 – Researchers now know more about the intricate mechanisms of change in the thawing Arctic permafrost. And what they know is ominous.
17 July, 2018 – Birds’ hunger for insects may have to shrink. A new calculation estimates the sheer weight of the insects they eat could be too big.
16 July, 2018 – Air conditioning is already a political hot potato. Refrigeration could soon be a burning issue. Cooling a warmer world will cost the Earth in climate terms.
13 July, 2018 – There are some problems clean energy from wind and sun cannot solve. Two new studies provide a roadmap of the challenges ahead.
12 July, 2018 – China’s falling emissions of greenhouse gases offer optimism that moves to curb global temperature rise may be starting to work.
11 July, 2018 – There is another enigma in the warming puzzle: the climate’s CO2 sensitivity. How will life respond as carbon dioxide levels rise and heat soars?
10 July, 2018 – Once again, past warming warns of the power of climate change. The surprise is that it doesn’t take much warming to raise sea levels six metres.
9 July, 2018 – The need to stop global warming in its tracks has spurred the growth of two smarter renewables that are helping to reshape the electricity industry.
6 July, 2018 – A surprising stretch of terrestrial rock and soil is actually covered by running water. New measurements could mean new accuracies for climate science.