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.

Ocean predicts future northwestern European and Arctic climate

There is a clear potential for practical and useful predictions of northwestern European and Arctic climate based on the state of the ocean, new...

Combatting air pollution with nature

Air pollution is composed of particles and gases that can have negative impacts on both the environment and human health. Technologies to mitigate pollution...

Widespread electric vehicle adoption would save billions of dollars, thousands of lives

A new study found that if EVs replaced 25% of combustion-engine cars currently on the road, the United States would save approximately $17 billion...

Earth’s warming hole not indication of abrupt climate change event, study finds

A new study suggests that the pattern of temperature change of the world's oceans may not be an indication of an impending abrupt climate...

Warming climate intensifes summer drought in parts of US

Researchers using climate data from before and after the Industrial Revolution found that in regions with low soil moisture, higher temperatures brought about by...

More than 99.9% of studies agree: Humans caused climate change

More than 99.9% of peer-reviewed scientific papers agree that climate change is mainly caused by humans, according to a new survey of 88,125 climate-related...

‘Sticky questions’ raised by study on coral reefs

A new study on the impact of climate change on coral reefs is raising sticky questions about conservation. It found coral in more polluted...

IPCC is underselling climate change

A new study has revealed that the language used by the global climate change watchdog, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), is overly...

Pollution from Athabasca oil sands affects weather processes

Scientists have been looking at pollution affecting the air, land and water around the Athabaska Oil Sands for some time. After looking at contaminants...

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