Getting involved

Education and outreach are becoming an increasingly important requirement in research. In the UK and US, for example, public engagement is a condition for...

Getting involved

Education and outreach are becoming an increasingly important requirement in research. In the UK and US, for example, public engagement is a condition for...

Choices to be made

The breaking off of a large piece (over 5,800 km2) of the Larson-C Ice Shelf has dominated the news headlines of late — a...

Biogeochemistry: Primary production uncertainty

New Phytol. http://doi.org/b9k3 (2017) A major source of uncertainty in global gross primary production (GPP) modelling, and associated carbon-cycle dynamics, is the calculation of maximum...

Media: Mitigation focus

Climatic Change http://doi.org/b9k4 (2017) Michael Hoerichs/Alamy Stock Photo The 2015 Paris meeting was covered widely by the media. However, it's not clear whether this coverage highlighted...

Choices to be made

The breaking off of a large piece (over 5,800 km2) of the Larson-C Ice Shelf has dominated the news headlines of late — a...

Glaciology: Cloud loss melts Greenland

Sci. Adv. 2, e1700584 (2017) Justine Evans/Alamy Stock Photo In recent years, accelerated mass loss has been observed from the Greenland Ice Sheet, largely attributed to...

Small-island communities in the Philippines prefer local measures to relocation in response to sea-level...

Topographical and inundation survey. Ground elevation was measured using a laser ranging instrument (IMPULSE, Laser Technology) and a prism during a number of field surveys...

Importance of the pre-industrial baseline for likelihood of exceeding Paris goals

In the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the likelihood of global mean temperatures exceeding 1.5 °C and 2 °C...

Political swings and roundabouts

It's been an eventful start to 2017 from a climate policy perspective, with several of the major upheavals in politics from last year beginning...

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