Is Climate Change Slowing Atlantic Currents That Help Keep Europe Warm?

Is Climate Change Slowing Atlantic Currents That Help Keep Europe Warm?

Peter T. Spooner, UCL
The ocean currents that help warm the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America have significantly slowed since the…
It Only Takes A Few Countries To Kickstart A Decarbonisation Revolution
It Only Takes A Few Countries To Kickstart A Decarbonisation Revolution
by Markus Hagemann, Utrecht University and Andrzej Ancygier, New York University
In 2016, more renewable energy was added to the global grid than ever before, and at a lower cost. A global energy…
How Animals And Plants Trick And Deceive
How Animals And Plants Trick And Deceive
by Martin Stevens, Associate Professor of Sensory and Evolutionary Ecology, University of Exeter
Charles Darwin and his contemporary Alfred Wallace both appreciated the functions of deception in their theory of…
Better Ways To Foster Solar Innovation And Save Jobs Than Tariffs
Better Ways To Foster Solar Innovation And Save Jobs Than Tariffs
by Edward Barbier and Terry Iverson, Colorado State University
Far from protecting U.S. interests, the tariffs are bound to stifle the current solar boom, destroying American jobs…
Would Standing On The First Butterfly Really Change The History Of Evolution?
Would Standing On The First Butterfly Really Change The History Of Evolution?
by Jordi Paps, University of Essex
Science fiction writers can’t seem to agree on the rules of time travel. Sometimes, as in Doctor Who, characters can…
On Dangerous Ground: Land Degradation Is Turning Soils Into Deserts
On Dangerous Ground: Land Degradation Is Turning Soils Into Deserts
by Abbas El-Zein, University of Sydney
Land degradation can take many forms, but always entails a serious disruption of a healthy balance between five key…
The Anthropocene Began In 1965, According To Signs Left In The World's Loneliest Tree
The Anthropocene Began In 1965, According To Signs Left In The World's Loneliest Tree
by Chris Turney, UNSW; Jonathan Palmer, UNSW, and Mark Maslin, UCL
On Campbell Island in the Southern Ocean, some 400 miles south of New Zealand, is a single Sitka spruce. More than 170…
Cumulonimbus: heavy rain and thunder on the horizon.
What These 6 Clouds Can Reveal About The Weather
by Hannah Christensen, University of Oxford
You don’t need a supercomputer to predict how the weather above your head is likely to change over the next few hours –…
The Unholy Alliance That Explains Why Renewable Energy Is Trouncing Nuclear

The Unholy Alliance That Explains Why Renewable Energy Is Trouncing Nuclear

David Toke, University of Aberdeen
If recent trends continue for another two years, the global share of electricity from renewables excluding hydropower…
The Power of Committed Love in Action
The Power of Committed Love in Action
by Julia Butterfly Hill
Like many teenagers, I rebelled against my upbringing and questioned the way I was raised. Because we were extremely…
Hope From Chaos: Can Political Upheaval Lead To A New Green Epoch?
Hope From Chaos: Can Political Upheaval Lead To A New Green Epoch?
by Kevin Anderson, University of Manchester
Imagine then an enlightened “quantitative easing” transferring resources not to banks, but to mobilise a rapid…
Spring Is Now Arriving Earlier The Farther North You Go
Spring Is Now Arriving Earlier The Farther North You Go
by Kat Kerlin-UC Davis
For every 10 degrees north from the equator you move, spring arrives about four days earlier than it did a decade ago,…
New Scenarios Show How The World Could Limit Warming To 1.5C In 2100
New Scenarios Show How The World Could Limit Warming To 1.5C In 2100
by Zeke Hausfather, Carbon Brief
In the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, nearly every country on Earth pledged to keeping global temperatures…
How To Use Critical Thinking To Spot False Climate Claims
How To Use Critical Thinking To Spot False Climate Claims
by Peter Ellerton, The University of Queensland
Much of the public discussion about climate science consists of a stream of assertions. The climate is changing or it…
Why The 'Beast From The East' And Freakishly Warm Arctic Temperatures Are No Coincidence
Why The 'Beast From The East' And Freakishly Warm Arctic Temperatures Are No Coincidence
by University of Maine, Climate Change Institute Peter Inness, University of Reading
During the past week, bitterly cold weather has engulfed the UK and most of Northern Europe. At the same time,…
Why Scientists Have Modelled Climate Change Right Up To The Year 2300
Why Scientists Have Modelled Climate Change Right Up To The Year 2300
by Dmitry Yumashev, Lancaster University
The seas will continue to rise for 300 years. That’s the conclusion of a new study, published in Nature Communications,…
Agroforestry May Be A New Weapon In Climate Change Fight

Agroforestry May Be A New Weapon In Climate Change Fight

Jeff Mulhollem-Penn State
Agroforestry could play an important role in mitigating climate change because it sequesters more atmospheric carbon in…
How Plastics Made From Plants Could Be The Answer To The World's Waste Problem
How Plastics Made From Plants Could Be The Answer To The World's Waste Problem
by James William Comerford, University of York
Plastics are incredibly useful materials with extremely diverse properties, allowing a multitude of different…
Why Earthworms Are More Important Than Pandas
Why Earthworms Are More Important Than Pandas
by Sarah Johnson, King's College London
Not all wildlife is created equal in our eyes. Take the earthworm, which doesn’t have the widespread appeal of larger,…
Seeking Balance by Releasing Control
Seeking Balance by Releasing Control
by Richard Dupuis
Humans are pleasure-seeking and will avoid pain at all costs, which is, of course, an attempt at controlling the…
Who Are The New Renewable Superpowers
Who Are The New Renewable Superpowers
by Andrew Barron, Swansea University
Imagine a world where every country has not only complied with the Paris climate agreement but has moved away from…
A snailfish swims 7,400 metres below the surface.
Ten Things You Never Knew About The Ocean’s Deepest Places
by Alan Jamieson, Senior Lecturer, Oceanlab, University of Aberdeen
The ocean is deep. In fact, most of it is deep. Officially anything deeper than just 200 meters is considered the “deep…
Why Are So Many People Still Living In Flood-prone Cities?
Why Are So Many People Still Living In Flood-prone Cities?
by Guy Michaels, Associate Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science
Over the last 30 years, floods have killed more than 500,000 people globally, and displaced about 650m more. In a paper…
Will Self-driving Cars Reduce Energy Use And Make Travel Better For The Environment?
Will Self-driving Cars Reduce Energy Use And Make Travel Better For The Environment?
by Zia Wadud, Associate professor, University of Leeds
I started learning driving only three years ago, and failed my first test. Naturally, I was disappointed: but then it…
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