The Carbon Brief Interview: Prof Terry Hughes

Prof Terry Hughes is the director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University in Townsville....

Melting Antarctic ice could slow global temperature rise, study says

Cold meltwater running off Antarctica’s ice sheets and into the ocean could dampen the pace of global temperature rise, a new study suggests. The research,...

Rising CO2 levels in the ocean could benefit toxic algae, study says

Rising levels of CO2 in the ocean could spark blooms of toxic algae capable of causing harm to marine life and human health, a...

Solar geoengineering may not cool the oceans, study says

Spraying aerosols high in the stratosphere could dampen global warming over land, but may not prevent the oceans from heating up, new research says. The...

CCC: England’s coastal defences need ‘urgent’ rethink to cope with climate change

New policies are “urgently” needed to protect homes and landscapes from coastal flooding and erosion in the long term, the Committee on Climate Change...

Mapped: The Mediterranean world heritage sites at risk from sea level rise

On the eastern coast of Gibraltar, steep cliffs conceal a network of caves containing artwork and engravings that were created by Neanderthals more than...

Analyse: les scientifiques discutent les conclusions clés du rapport 1,5°C du GIEC

Le Groupe d’experts intergouvernemental sur l’évolution du climat (GIEC) a publié cette semaine un rapport spécial sur un « réchauffement planétaire de 1,5°C ». Ce document résume...

In-depth: Scientists discuss key findings of the IPCC’s special report on 1.5C

Earlier this week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a special report on 1.5C. It summarised what the latest science says about the...

Guest post: 13 ‘ocean-based solutions’ for tackling climate change

Dr Phillip Williamson is an honorary reader at the University of East Anglia and science coordinator of the UK Greenhouse Gas Removal from the...

Arctic sea ice summer minimum in 2018 is sixth lowest on record

Arctic sea ice has reached its summer minimum extent for the year, clocking in at 4.59m square kilometres (sq km), which puts it joint...

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