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...
Ice sheet melt increased sea levels by 3+ metres
Future ice melt is heading far beyond anything we've seen.
Mass ice melt of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet was a major cause of high sea levels during a period Last Interglacial ...
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...
Tropical forests struggle to recover from El Niño
The lingering impacts on carbon storage and biodiversity.
The extreme weather patterns of the 2015-16 El Niño, among the worst since the 1950s, had crippling ripple effects ar...
No resilient Australia without emission cuts
423 scientists have signed an Australian statement.
Acknowledgement of Country: We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands and seas across Australia. We reco...
Biodiversity hotspots most vulnerable
Refuges enabled organisms to survive past climatic cataclysms.
Polar and tropical regions that foster the planet’s richest biodiversity are the most vulnerable to future impacts of...
Red Sea releasing polluting gases
Previously unknown source pumps out as much ethane and propane as Kuwait.
Given the size of the oil and gas industries therein, it comes as little surprise to learn that the Middle East churn...
Buffering vineyards against climate change
Researchers model the impact of sticking to the tried and true.
As the planet continues to warm, many vineyards will become less viable – but diversifying crops could help mitigate ...
Refrigeration chemicals drive Arctic warming
Montreal Protocol an unsung hero of climate change.
Chemicals used in refrigerators and freezers may have been responsible for half of Arctic climate change in the past ...
Hot end to our hottest decade
WMO confirms what we probably all knew.
2019 was the second warmest year on record, according to the World Meteorological Organisation’s consolidated analysi...
Ocean warming an increasing problem
Hottest ever year ended the hottest ever decade.
Last year was the warmest in recorded human history for the world’s oceans, bringing to an end the warmest decade, ac...