Atmosphere

Air pollution has been linked to low birth weight.

Air pollution linked to low birth weight

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

For pregnant women, breathing in air pollution from vehicles, heating and coal power plants increases the risk of having a low birth weight baby, according to a new international study.

Rock fix for oceans_COSMOS Science Magazine

‘Rock’ fix for oceans is badly flawed

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Claims that global warming can be braked by dissolving huge quantities of rock in the sea to absorb carbon emissions are laden with flaws, according to a new study.

Extreme weather Arctic populations_COSMOS science magazine

Extreme weather synchronises Arctic populations

Friday, 18 January 2013

Extreme weather events can put the birth and mortality rates of four different Arctic species – reindeer, rock ptarmigan, sibling vole and Arctic fox – in sync with each other, according to new research.

You have been warned_COSMOS science magazine

You have been warned

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Hurricane Sandy did more than cripple New York and kill hundreds – it brought climate change out of the political closet, where some had thought it safely hidden away.

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Rethinking energy 5: Smart urbanisation

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

With more and more of the world’s population flocking to the city, there are smart ways to increase energy efficiency and decrease the overall carbon footprint of a city.

Earth’s poles long overdue for reversal_COSMOS science magazine

Earth’s poles long overdue for reversal

Sunday, 4 May 2008 - 33 comments

A reversal of the Earth’s magnetic poles could happen sooner than we think, according to Dutch scientists who report that the planet’s magnetic field is becoming gradually less stable.

Global warming is our fault_COSMOS science magazine

Global warming is our fault

Sunday, 4 February 2007 - 50 comments

Humans are to blame for global warming and its effects could be unstoppable for centuries to come, according to the U.N. climate change panel.

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