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Long-lived civilisation may be a dream

19 April, 2018 – Astrobiology, the search for alien life, has a lesson for us here on Earth: our hope for a long-lived civilisation may not be sustainable.

Erosion may be carbon source, not sink

17 April, 2018 – The links between rock, rainfall and climate control may need revision. Another look at erosion in Taiwan reveals a new set of greenhouse gas sources.

Mountain plants head for the peaks

11 April, 2018 – Mountain plants are heading uphill – with climate change, there seems to be room at the top for more alpine species.

Warming climate increases Sahara’s spread

5 April, 2018 – Climate change means the Sahara’s spread is growing, displacing millions. And North Africa’s pattern of atmospheric change could affect other regions.

Arctic warming upsets ocean currents

30 March, 2018 – Spells of Arctic warming have always come in fits and starts, but the current winter’s record-breaking extremes are puzzling scientists.

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