Gravity wave insights from internet-beaming balloons

A better understanding of how gravity waves in the upper atmosphere interact with the jet stream, polar vortex and other phenomena could be key...

We must accelerate transitions for sustainability and climate change, experts say

We must move faster towards a low-carbon world if we are to limit global warming to 2 degrees C this century, experts have warned.

Fireballs: mail from space

The analysis of fireball observations in large datasets can be made much quicker with the help of a neat mathematical formula.

Researchers mimic how water and wind create complex shapes in nature

Researchers have found a way to mimic the natural processes that create complex shapes and landscapes with the help of a vibrating plate and...

Lobster digestion of microplastics could further foul the food chain

Tiny fragments of plastic waste are dispersed throughout the environment, including the oceans, where marine organisms can ingest them. However, the subsequent fate of...

Minnesota's greenhouse gas goal flopped. New goal: 'electrify everything.'

With great fanfare, Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty signed an audacious, bipartisan law on May 25, 2007 called the Next Generation Energy Act, which pledged...

Reduction in wetland areas will affect Afrotropical migratory waterbirds

Migratory waterbirds are particularly exposed to the effects of climate change at their breeding areas in the High Arctic and in Africa, according to...

Soil microbes persist through National Mall facelift

It's not every day United States history mixes with microbes in the soil. But when the turf on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.,...

Opponents of California’s Delta tunnels project push alternative strategies.

In June, two federal agencies gave their blessings to the controversial project to build two water conveyance tunnels under California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Environmental...

Scientists dig deep to understand the effects of population pressure on violence levels

A continuous rise in global population has led to fears that conflicts and war will become more frequent as resources dwindle. But this widespread...

Latest news

Popular Articles

Climate change will fuel terrorism recruitment, report for German foreign office says

Climate change Report by Adelphi thinktank warns terrorist groups will exploit natural disasters and water and food shortages <!--><!--><!--><!--> One of the biggest camps for people displaced...

Slight climate shifts can affect optimum water use in plant communities

A new discovery is providing scientists a better understanding of how rainfall is shared beneficially by the plant community and the human population, in...

New research, December 24-31, 2018

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. Climate change Temperature, precipitation, wind Trend analysis of climate time series: A review of methods (open access) Strong...