atmosphere

Most fossil fuels 'unburnable' under 2C climate target

Posted in Featured, Science on 7th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Most of the world's fossil fuel reserves will need to stay in the ground if dangerous global warming is to be avoided, modelling work suggests.

Climate change could cost U.S. coasts $1 trillion by 2100

Posted in Business on 23rd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Climate change will cost U.S. coastal areas twice what analysts had predicted, according to a new study.

MAVEN uncovers secrets of Martian atmosphere loss

Posted in Science on 22nd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Mars is regarded as the most Earth-like of the planets in the Solar System, but its atmosphere is only 0.6 percent as dense as Earth's and is constantly leaking into space.

Arctic sea ice volume holds up in 2014

Posted in Science on 15th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Arctic sea ice may be more resilient than many observers recognize.

UN members agree to a deal at the Lima climate talks

Posted in Business on 15th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Delegates have approved a framework for setting national pledges to be submitted next year. Differences over the draft text caused the two-week talks Peru to overrun by two days.