New study reveals strength of the deep ocean circulation in the South Atlantic

Oceanographers have for the first time described the daily variability of the circulation of key deep currents in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Past evidence supports complete loss of Arctic sea-ice by 2035

A new study supports predictions that the Arctic could be free of sea ice by 2035.

Personal connections key to climate adaptation

Connections with friends and family are key to helping communities adapt to the devastating impact of climate change on their homes and livelihoods. The...

Ocean heatwaves dramatically shift habitats

Marine heatwaves across the world's oceans can displace habitat for sea turtles, whales, and other marine life by 10s to thousands of kilometers. They...

Geoengineering is just a partial solution to fight climate change

Could we create massive sulfuric acid clouds that limit global warming and help meet the 2015 Paris international climate goals, while reducing unintended impacts?...

Revealing winners and losers in projected future climates

Evolutionary biologists have shown that resilience or vulnerability to future climates is influenced by the thermal conditions of the climatic regions where species evolved.

Research sheds new light on the role of sea ice in controlling atmospheric carbon...

A new study has highlighted the crucial role that sea ice across the Southern Ocean played in controlling atmospheric carbon dioxide levels during times...

A continental-scale prediction on the functional diversity of stream microbes

Climate mediates continental scale patterns of stream microbial functional diversity.

Antarctic sea-ice models improve for the next IPCC report

All the new coupled climate models project that the area of sea ice around Antarctica will decline by 2100, but the amount of loss...

Global warming will boost agriculture weed threat

Invasive weeds pose a significant threat to global agriculture productivity -- and their threat will become more pronounced if the Earth's climate is affected...

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