Genetic differences between global American Crocodile populations identified in DNA analysis

A genetic analysis of the American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) has re-established our understanding of its population structure, aiding its conservation.

Climate economics support for the UN climate targets

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 13 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0833-xThe economic optimality of limiting global warming to below 2 °C has been questioned. This analysis shows...

Hiding greenhouse gas emissions in the cloud

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 13 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0837-6Hiding greenhouse gas emissions in the cloud

Warming trends increasingly dominate global ocean

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 13 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0822-0A large proportion of anthropogenic heat energy is being taken up by ocean warming. Analysis of...

Reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from national climate legislation

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 13 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0831-zClimate change laws are shown to reduce national CO2 emissions by 0.78% in their first three...

Rapid winter warming could disrupt coastal marine fish community structure

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 13 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0838-5The rate of warming in many marine ecosystems is faster in winter than in summer. Winter...

Short-lived climate forcers have long-term climate impacts via the carbon–climate feedback

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 13 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0841-xShort-lived climate forcers (SLCFs) are thought to have short-term impacts relative to CO2. A compact Earth...

Reconciling theory with the reality of African heatwaves

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 13 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0851-8Extreme weather damage databases report no significant heatwave impacts in sub-Saharan Africa since 1900, yet the...

Climate laws help reduce emissions

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 13 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0853-6Over the last two decades, many countries have passed laws addressing climate change and related areas....

Like humans, beluga whales form social networks beyond family ties

A groundbreaking study is the first to analyze the relationship between group behaviors, group type, group dynamics, and kinship of beluga whales in 10...

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