Keeping an eye on methane
NASA creates a 3D portrait of its sources and movements.
NASA is tracking methane to get a better handle on how and where it moves, and how it behaves when it gets there. ...
Global warming impact underestimated
Mix of tools needed for more accurate weather predictions.
The influence of global warming on the unprecedented extreme climatic events between 2006 and 2017 has previously bee...
Could horses save the Arctic permafrost?
Modelling suggests they could drastically reduce thawing.
Seeking ways to combat the thawing of permafrost soils in the Arctic, German scientists have rather counterintuitivel...
Last five years confirmed as warmest on record
WMO publishes a definitive climate report card.
The World Meteorological Organisation published a definitive climate report card showing concentrations of greenhouse...
A decade of dithering on climate action
Four times the effort now to comply with the Paris agreement.
An analysis of climate change targets agreed to in Paris versus emission reductions actually achieved reveals that na...
Lose the levee and keep the wetlands
Economics and ecology combine to improve hurricane protection.
Town planning and city maintenance are areas of endeavour dominated by engineers, so it’s hardly surprising that coas...
Air pollution pandemic warning
A leading cause of global deaths is right under all our noses.
While governments are on the verge of declaring a coronavirus pandemic – an outbreak that is hogging daily media atte...
Ancient methane stores may not be a threat
It’s what we’re creating today we should be worried about.
Ancient methane in thawing permafrost or beneath Arctic ice may not pose a major climate threat, according to a new s...
Arctic warming not impacting the jet stream
In fact, it seems it’s the other way around.
Despite suggestions to the contrary, rapid Arctic warming has not led to a "wavier" jet stream around Earth’s mid-lat...
Lessons to learn from the Last Interglacial
It didn’t take much for Antarctic ice to melt and seas to rise.
Rising ocean temperatures drove the melting of Antarctic ice sheets and caused extreme sea level rise more than 100,0...
Containing the contrails
Small altitude changes could cut the climate impact of aircraft.
As the airline industry battles to reduce the environmental impact of going about its business, the fluffy white stre...
Ground level ozone link to death risk increase
New study highlights problem of daily exposure.
Daily exposure to ground level ozone is associated with an increased risk of death, according to analysis of data fro...