climate

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.

4 Significant Things We Can Do to Combat Climate Change Now

Posted in Featured, Science on 3rd Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

Earlier this month, 13 US government agencies (NOAA, NASA, DOE, etc.) concluded that climate change is real and caused mainly by human activity.

Climate's magic rabbit: Pulling CO2 out of thin air

Posted in Business on 27th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

While CO2 concentrations are now higher than they have been in at least 800,000 years, the gas still only accounts for a tiny 0.04% of our atmosphere.

Small steps forward as UN climate talks end in Bonn

Posted in Science on 20th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

UN climate talks in Bonn have concluded with progress on technical issues, but with bigger questions about cutting carbon unresolved.

Arctic sea ice may be thinning faster than scientists initially predicted

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

New UCalgary study shows salinity in snow cover affects accuracy of satellite readings on Arctic sea ice thickness.