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.
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.
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.
2 July, 2018 – A warmer world means stormier weather ahead, and ever-greater dangers for those who work in the world’s commercial fishing fleets.
29 June, 2018 – Not just decorative, urban trees do much more: they enrich civic life, moderate climate change and save the taxpayer millions.
28 June, 2018 – Yet another global survey has identified the Earth’s human scar, the devastation of the Anthropocene. By 2050 the landscapes will be degraded even more.
27 June, 2018 – 27 June, 2018 – New fuel from CO2, the source of all fossil fuels, can help to slow climate change. And maybe the carbon dioxide would not need burying for so long.