News - 2 Mar 2020
In the climate debate, the methane gas merits considerable attention as it contributes approximately half of the human-induced global warming in the short-term. A new study at IIASA reveals that...
News - 28 Feb 2020
How can the world cut its greenhouse gas emissions in time to avert the most catastrophic impacts of global climate change? It won't be easy, but there are reasons to be optimistic that the...
News - 19 Feb 2020
New Australian technology that could fix some of the world’s biggest environmental cleanup problems — oil spills, mercury pollution and fertiliser runoff — will soon be available to...
News - 28 Jan 2020
Coastal flooding has intensified due to rising sea levels, which is the direct effect of the warming climate of Earth.
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The outcomes of a new study...
News - 17 Dec 2019
CSIRO research has found global warming will make it more difficult to predict multi-year global climate variations, a consequence of changes to long-term climate variability patterns in the Pacific...
News - 11 Dec 2019
American Geophysical Union has found that understanding the factors influencing the amount of methane in the atmosphere is one of the principal challenges in the earth sciences in the next decades due...
News - 7 Nov 2019
Solar and wind farms are being set up across the United States to reduce carbon emissions. These renewables also have another vital effect—preserving more water in the ground.
News - 31 Oct 2019
Brazil has the largest stretch of tropical ecosystems within protected areas. However, according to a study backed by FAPESP and published in the journal Conservation Biology, a substantial proportion...
News - 9 Oct 2019
Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas that is released into the atmosphere through natural processes as well as human activities, such as agriculture and energy production.
To forecast the...
News - 27 Sep 2019
Greenhouse gas emissions cause a warming effect on the climate, while small airborne particles in the atmosphere serve as a cooling mechanism.
However, in a new study from Lund University in...