Five hottest years on record have occurred since 2011

Posted in Featured, Science on 9th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

New data released by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) shows that the five years from 2011 to 2015 were the warmest on record.

July was Earth's hottest month on record

Posted in Science on 21st Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

July was the hottest month on Earth since records began, averaging 16.6 C (61.9 F), according to US scientists.

US scientists: Global warming pause 'no longer valid'

Posted in Science on 9th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

US researchers say new evidence casts doubt on the idea that global warming has "slowed" in recent years.

Climate change does not cause extreme winters, experts say

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Cold snaps like the ones in the past winters are not a consequence of climate change. Scientists have now shown that global warming tends to reduce temperature variability.

The Chinese scientific revolution aims to tackle climate change

Posted in Science on 29th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

While in many parts of the world funding for basic research is decreasing, in China things are different. Funding is increasing in critical scientific areas.