News - 16 Feb 2008
If carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels continue on a "business-as-usual" trajectory, humans will have added about 5 trillion metric tons of carbon to the atmosphere by...
News - 8 Feb 2008
Natural processes may prevent oceans from warming beyond a certain point, helping protect some coral reefs from the impacts of climate change, new research finds. The study, by scientists at the...
News - 29 Jan 2008
Ocean surface currents have long been the focus of research due to the role they play in weather, climate and transportation of pollutants, yet essential aspects of these currents remain...
News - 17 Jan 2008
As the city of New Orleans struggles to rebuild from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, researchers are learning more about weather and climate and their impacts on society. Scientists from the...
Article - 25 Feb 2013
Dubbed by scientists as the biggest threat to the earth's environment, even a small-scale nuclear war is capable of having devastating effects on the world's climate and its ecosystems.
Article - 3 Sep 2012
Geoengineering is a broad term which covers various techniques which have been postulated, and in some cases tested, to change various aspects of the natural environment in order to stem anthropogenic...
Article - 14 Aug 2012
How much can we learn about our own climatic fate from our neighbour? This article aims to outline how much information can be gained about climate change from Mars and the dangers of predicting too...
Article - 20 Jun 2012
Rio+20 is the shorthand name for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, which is being held 20-22nd June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
News - 6 Dec 2007
Damming the Red Sea could solve the growing energy demands of millions of people in the Middle East and alleviate some of the region's tensions pertaining to oil supplies through hydroelectric...
News - 14 Nov 2007
The first “State of the Carbon Cycle Report” for North America, released online this week by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program, finds the continent’s carbon budget increasingly...