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Methane Emissions Hit Record Breaking Levels
Methane Emissions Hit Record Breaking Levels
by Josie Garthwaite
Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record, research shows.
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How The Forests Of The World’s Oceans Contribute To Alleviating The Climate Crisis
by Emma Bryce
Researchers are looking to kelp for help storing carbon dioxide far beneath the surface of the sea.
Tiny Plankton Drive Processes In The Ocean That Capture Twice As Much Carbon As Scientists Thought
Tiny Plankton Drive Processes In The Ocean That Capture Twice As Much Carbon As Scientists Thought
by Ken Buesseler
The ocean plays a major role in the global carbon cycle. The driving force comes from tiny plankton that produce…
Climate Change Threatens Drinking Water Quality Across The Great Lakes
Climate Change Threatens Drinking Water Quality Across The Great Lakes
by Gabriel Filippelli and Joseph D. Ortiz
“Do Not Drink/Do Not Boil” is not what anyone wants to hear about their city’s tap water. But the combined effects of…
Talking About Energy Change Could Break The Climate impasse
Talking About Energy Change Could Break The Climate Impasse
by InnerSelf Staff
Everyone has energy stories, whether they’re about a relative working on an oil rig, a parent teaching a child to turn…
Crops Could Face Double Trouble From Insects And A Warming Climate
Crops Could Face Double Trouble From Insects And A Warming Climate
by Gregg Howe and Nathan Havko
For millennia, insects and the plants they feed on have been engaged in a co-evolutionary battle: to eat or not be…
To Reach Zero Emissions Government Must Address Hurdles Putting People Off Electric Cars
To Reach Zero Emissions Government Must Address Hurdles Putting People Off Electric Cars
by Swapnesh Masrani
Ambitious targets have been set by the UK and Scottish governments to become net-zero carbon economies by 2050 and 2045…
Spring Is Arriving Earlier Across The US, And That's Not Always Good News
Spring Is Arriving Earlier Across The US, And That's Not Always Good News
by Theresa Crimmins
Across much of the United States, a warming climate has advanced the arrival of spring. This year is no exception.

OTHER CLIMATE NEWS

Yes, Australia's emissions are falling – but it's a hollow boast
by Greg Jericho
The latest greenhouse gas emissions data released on Friday were a mixture of some good news combined with the sorrow…
Hurricane Season Collides With Coronavirus, as Communities Plan For Dual Emergencies
by JAMES BRUGGERS
In Florida, officials fear widespread confusion when stay-at-home policies conflict with evacuation orders, and they…
Top business leaders call on Boris Johnson to set out green recovery plan
by Jillian Ambrose
Britain’s most powerful business leaders have called on Boris Johnson to set out economic recovery plans that align…
States Warn That Virus May Doom Climate Projects
by Global Warming & Climate Change
If state and local governments could figure out how to better protect their residents from disasters, the logic went,…
Make Covid-19 recovery green, say business leaders
by BBC News - Science & Environment
More than 200 top UK firms and investors are calling on the government to deliver a Covid-19 recovery plan that…
Dormant ‘zombie fires’ are burning in the Arctic again after ‘hiding underground for a year’
by Harry Pettit
Fierce fires that have lain dormant for months are igniting once again across the Arctic region.
Antarctic Ocean Reveals New Signs of Rapid Melt of Ancient Ice, Clues About Future Sea Level Rise
by Bob Berwyn
A study of seafloor ripples suggests that ice shelves can retreat six miles per year, a quantum increase over today’s…
Plunging solar energy prices spell bright future for clean electricity
by Super User
Solar energy has fallen in cost faster than experts predicted. How did electricity from photovoltaic panels get so…
Next UN climate summit to be delayed to November 2021, UK hosts propose
by Megan Darby
The Cop26 negotiations in Glasgow, UK, are likely to be held a full year later than planned, to allow time to bring the…
A summer unlike any other: heatwaves and Covid-19 are a deadly combination | US news
by Maanvi Singh in San Francisco
Temperatures in some California cities this week broke decades-old records.
The coming recession is the best reason to step up the pace of renewables investment
by Frank Jotzo
The Covid-19 recession will bring fiscal stimulus on a massive scale.There are high hopes that the recovery will be…
Climate change is driving widespread forest death, creating shorter trees
by Anonymous
Forests across the world are transforming as the Earth heats up and as more frequent and severe droughts, wildfires and…
Bees force plants to flower early by cutting holes in their leaves
by Hannier Pulido
Hungry bumblebees have a trick up their sleeve. Hungry bumblebees can coax plants into flowering and making pollen up…

EVIDENCE

Will The Climate Warm As Much As Feared By Some?

Will The Climate Warm As Much As Feared By Some?

Steven Sherwood et al
We know the climate changes as greenhouse gas concentrations rise, but the exact amount of expected warming remains uncertain.

IMPACT

Two-thirds Of Glacier Ice In The Himalayas Could Be Lost By 2100

Two-thirds Of Glacier Ice In The Himalayas Could Be Lost By 2100

Ann Rowan
In the world of glaciology, the year 2007 would go down in history. It was the year a seemingly small error in a major international report heralded huge changes in our understanding of what was happening to the Himalayan glaciers.

SOLUTIONS

New Zealand Wants To Build A 100% Renewable Electricity Grid, But Massive Infrastructure Is Not The Best Option

New Zealand Wants To Build A 100% Renewable Electricity Grid, But Massive Infrastructure Is Not The Best Option

Janet Stephenson
A proposed multibillion-dollar project to build a pumped hydro storage plant could make New Zealand’s electricity grid 100% renewable, but expensive new infrastructure may not be the best way to achieve this.

POLITICS

How Much Do People Care About Climate Change? We Surveyed 80,000 People In 40 Countries To Find Out

How Much Do People Care About Climate Change? We Surveyed 80,000 People In 40 Countries To Find Out

Simge Andı and James Painter
New survey results from 40 countries shows that climate change matters to most people. In the vast majority of countries, fewer than 3% said climate change was not serious at all.

WEATHER

What Is A Derecho? An Atmospheric Scientist Explains These Rare But Dangerous Storm Systems

What Is A Derecho? An Atmospheric Scientist Explains These Rare But Dangerous Storm Systems

Russ Schumacher
The U.S. recently has experienced two rarer events: organized lines of thunderstorms with widespread damaging winds, known as derechos.

VIDEOS

Methane Emissions Hit Record Breaking Levels

Methane Emissions Hit Record Breaking Levels

Josie Garthwaite
Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record, research shows.