Coping with climate stress in Antarctica
6 hours ago
Some Antarctic fish living in the planet's coldest waters are able to cope with the stress of rising carbon dioxide levels the ocean. They can even tolerate slightly warmer waters. But they can't deal with both stressors ...
Magnetic liquids improve energy efficiency of buildings
11 hours ago
Climate protection and the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions have been on top of global development agendas. Accordingly, research and development projects have been conducted on national and international levels, which ...
CEO: Mercedes may miss emission goal if electrics don't sell
Jan 15, 2018
If customers don't buy electric and more efficient cars and trucks, then Mercedes may not be able to meet government-imposed carbon dioxide emissions standards across the globe, its top executive says.
Nature has more than one way to make methane, say biochemists
Jan 15, 2018
Methane is a potent greenhouse gas, trapping more solar radiation on Earth than carbon dioxide. It's also the primary component of natural gas, a critical fuel source for heating and other uses. For these reasons and more, ...
1.5 C climate goal 'very unlikely' but doable: draft UN report
Jan 13, 2018
The Paris Agreement goal of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius will slip beyond reach unless nations act now to slash carbon pollution, curb energy demand, and suck CO2 from the air, according to a draft UN report.
Why thawing permafrost matters
Jan 12, 2018
In Bethel, Alaska, walls are splitting, houses are collapsing, and the main road looks like a kiddy rollercoaster. In the coastal town of Kongiganak, sinking cemeteries prevent Alaskans from burying their dead in the ground. ...
GeoCarb—a new view of carbon over the Americas
Jan 12, 2018
A new NASA Earth science mission in the early stages of design may achieve a transformational advance in our understanding of the global carbon cycle by mapping concentrations of key carbon gases from a new vantage point: ...
New insight into climate impacts of deforestation
Jan 11, 2018
Deforestation is likely to warm the climate even more than originally thought, scientists warn.
A biological solution to carbon capture and recycling?
Jan 08, 2018
Scientists at the University of Dundee have discovered that E. coli bacteria could hold the key to an efficient method of capturing and storing or recycling carbon dioxide.
Hotter temperatures will accelerate migration of asylum-seekers to Europe, says study
Dec 21, 2017
New research predicts that migrants applying for asylum in the European Union will nearly triple over the average of the last 15 years by 2100 if carbon emissions continue on their current path. The study suggests that cutting ...