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.

Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016

Posted in Science on 31st Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

Concentrations of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere surged to a record high in 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Paris accord: US and Syria alone as Nicaragua signs

Posted in Science on 24th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

Nicaragua has signed the Paris climate agreement, meaning that the US and Syria are the only two countries not to be giving the accord their support.

The Paris agreement climate aim is 'still achievable'

Posted in Business on 20th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

The 2015 Paris agreement's ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C remains within reach, a study suggests.