13 December, 2018 – Recent melting of Greenland’s icecap has been more intense than ever. And all the signs are that it could get worse.
13 November, 2018 – Rapid warning means rapid change in the north. That’s bad news for the hardy Arctic shorebirds and delicate plants that once found safety there.
6 November, 2018 – How forest carbon storage affects climate change is a vital part of scientists’ calculations. But fresh uncertainties keep on sprouting.
11 October, 2018 – Plants are getting taller in the Arctic high latitudes as warmer, moister soil prompts growth that could increase the release of greenhouse gases.
10 October, 2018 – Could a vast underwater wall in front of an unstable glacier prevent dangerous sea level rise? Or should everyone just move further inland?
5 October, 2018 – Once trapped in a Russian ice cap north of Siberia, the frozen Arctic is moving fast, racing in decades from metres to kilometres a year.
26 September, 2018 – Promises to slow climate change have yet to be implemented. And even if they are, they may not be enough, because of the Arctic thaw.
7 August, 2018 – Researchers say the world may be approaching a tipping point, followed by a dangerous slide towards Hothouse Earth, an overheated planet.
26 July, 2018 – Ocean circulation distributes the planet’s heat. If the North Atlantic circulation slows, is it because of global warming, or a natural cycle?
18 July, 2018 – Researchers now know more about the intricate mechanisms of change in the thawing Arctic permafrost. And what they know is ominous.
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.