Lesser known ozone layer’s outsized role in planet warming

New research has identified a lesser-known form of ozone playing a big role in heating the Southern Ocean -- one of Earth's main cooling...

Warming climate and agriculture halve insect populations in some areas

Climate change and intensive agricultural land use have already been responsible for a 49% reduction in the number of insects in the most impacted...

Groundwater level threatens to fall in Germany due to climate change

Climate change directly affects groundwater resources. Groundwater levels in Germany threaten to fall in the next decades.

New approach better predicts air pollution models’ performance in health studies

A biostatistician seeks to close the gap between novel air pollution prediction models and health studies.

Ozone may be heating the planet more than we realize

New research reveals ozone in the lower atmosphere in particular contributed to warming in the Southern Ocean - which absorbs much of the planet's...

Warming oceans are getting louder

Climate change is speeding sound transmission in the oceans and the way it varies over the globe with physical properties of the oceans. Two...

Indian forest loss ‘worse than feared’ due to climate change

A national-scale study of the relationship between forest loss and rainfall and temperature trends in India reveals climate change may have contributed to huge...

Large mammals can help climate change mitigation and adaptation

A new study investigates whether protecting and restoring large animal wildlife can help to support climate change goals.

Global warming combined with other changes in the environment presents ‘double whammy’ for birds

A new study rolls back the curtain on half a century of evidence detailing the impact of climate change on more than 60 different bird...

Europe’s most valuable marine species ‘reduced to a fraction’ of their current population size...

If carbon emissions continue to increase at their current rate the resilience to climate change of seafood species that are mainstays of the EU...

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