Climate Change

21 September 2017

Scientists have a new best estimate for our remaining carbon budget, but does this bring new hope?

17 August 2017

The largest volcanic range on Earth lurks below an ice sheet in Antarctica, according to researchers at The University...

18 July 2017

Researchers at the University of Stanford have found that as oil fields age they can produce up to ten times more...

07 April 2017

With photosynthesis levels rising, could plants be the key to combating climate change?

04 November 2016

Three square metres of Arctic sea ice are lost for every ton of carbon dioxide emitted by anyone on our planet, a new...

19 August 2016

Birds serenade their incubating eggs to control how their offspring will handle heat.

27 June 2016

Solar powered aeroplane Solar Impulse 2 has broken a world record without burning a drop of a jet fuel...

10 June 2016

Researchers have demonstrated a unique carbon capture and storage process that can convert carbon dioxide into...

21 April 2016

Vegetarianism may the best option for feeding the growing global population if we're to avoid widespread...

19 February 2016

A map charting the ecosystems most vulnerable to a changing climate has been produced by scientists in Norway.

13 November 2015

Which reefs are most at risk from climate change? Some reef communities are composed of many species already at their...

14 August 2015

Five hundred year old graffiti provides clues about how society was impacted by climate change.

06 August 2015

Even if we could remove large volumes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, our marine life may still be in danger...

28 July 2015

Work has begun on what will become one of the world's largest modern wooden buildings. So why the wooden...

24 July 2015

Arctic sea ice may be more resilient to changes in climate than we previously thought...

23 July 2015

Clouds formed by plankton are much brighter than those formed by pollution and could be used to help combat climate...

18 June 2015

Evaporating water can be used as an energy source to generate electricity using bacterial spores found in soil.

21 March 2015

Snowfall in Antarctica will increase due to global warming, but this could make the ice melt faster, scientists in...

14 November 2014

Lightening strikes will happen twice as often as climate changes, says new Californian research.

02 October 2014

A "drought emergency" in California, but how much is climate change to blame? Research from Stanford...

25 July 2014

Seals use offshore wind farms as bases for their hunting and fishing exploits, new research has shown.

04 July 2014

Higher carbon dioxide levels expected next century cause fish to struggle to find their school friends, new research...

27 June 2014

Electricity-producing "photovoltaic" solar panels may be about to become a lot lighter and a lot cheaper,...

24 April 2014

Corals can adapt to tolerate higher ocean temperatures that could accompany climate change, scientists have shown.