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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...

20 May 2016

Mars was once home to enormous tidal waves, new evidence suggests.

21 April 2016

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

23 July 2015

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

21 March 2015

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

27 January 2015

Humidity and temperature are key factors in the ability to form complex tones.

14 November 2014

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

04 March 2014

What causes the phenomenal natural light show that is the Northern Lights?

28 February 2014

Wind turbines play a key role in tackling climate change, but now it seems they may also be able to mitigate hurricanes...

09 January 2014

This week the Michigan town of Hell froze over - but why are temperatures plummeting across America?

23 May 2013

A mile-wide tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma this week. Here's the Quickfire Science on these destructive...

10 April 2013

Increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide could lead to more clear-air turbulence, leading to bumpier and more expensive...

07 March 2013

11,300-year data set shows global temperature will soon be setting records

01 July 2011

Airplanes punching their way through clouds near major airports can increase local precipitation...

27 March 2011

Researchers have reported this week that wind speeds across the oceans have increased, on average, by at least 0.25 per...

06 February 2011

Researchers at the University of Leeds have found that an Amazonian drought in 2010 was more severe that one billed as...

19 December 2010

Scientists working on data from the SORCE mission have found that the sun changes through it's solar cycle...

05 December 2010

Researchers in Nashville have found that the season in which mice are born can dramatically affect how their body...