Five-year forecast indicates further warming

Posted in Featured, Popular Stories, Science on 4th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

A forecast published by the Met Office indicates the annual global average temperature is likely to exceed 1 C and could reach 1.5 C above pre-industrial levels.

Nasa carbon space observatory 'watches Earth breathe'

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

A Nasa satellite has provided remarkable new insights on how CO2 is moved through the Earth's atmosphere.

Researchers Are Preparing to Geoengineer the Atmosphere

Posted in Science on 19th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists will disperse aerosols into the stratosphere in initial tests of a controversial technique for blocking incoming solar radiation.

Sea level rise may be accelerating

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers found that the cooling from the Pinatubo eruption had effectively hidden the effects of climate change on sea level rise for decades.

NASA's Super Pressure Balloon glides past flight duration record

Posted in Science on 4th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

NASA and other researchers use what are known as zero pressure balloons to probe the mysteries of the atmosphere, and by extension our world and the universe as a whole.