NEVILLE NELL/FLICKR (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Marine conservation and addressing climate change are out. Jobs and national security are in. That’s just one message sent by a new executive order detailing a revised U.S. oceans policy released today by President Donald Trump. The order formally revokes the 2010 oceans policy issued by President […]

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new analysis by an international team of scientists led by IIASA shows that low carbon investments will need to increase markedly if the world is to achieve the Paris Agreement aim of keeping global warming well below 2°C. The authors find that a fundamental transformation […]

Research into greenhouse gases and their influence on our climate is not a new craze. It has roots that extend back to the discoveries of quantum mechanics and the structure of the atom. Credit: Shutterstock Some people argue that concern for global warming is a modern phenomenon. And that scientists […]

Credit: Junior Libby/public domain Fires ignited by lightning have and will likely continue to increase across the Mediterranean and temperate regions in the Southern Hemisphere under a warmer climate, according to a new study co-led by a Portland State University researcher. The study, published online in May in the journal Geophysical […]

An animation of infrared imagery from the GOES-16 weather satellite shows the evolution of Hurricane Harvey between Aug. 25 and 28 2017. (Note: The animation may take awhile to fully load and play smoothly. Source: RAMMB/CIRA) The North Atlantic hurricane season last year was extraordinary for a number reasons, but […]

Mr Trump has repeatedly threatened funding cuts to Nasa’s climate science and missions BILL INGALLS/NASA/GETTY President Donald Trump’s administration has ended US space agency Nasa’s monitoring system into greenhouse gases, a US journal has revealed. The Carbon Monitoring System (CMS), a $10m (£7m)-a-year project which remotely tracks the world’s flow […]

Temperature anomalies at Earth’s surface for April 2018 relative to the April average for the period 1981-2010. (Source: European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts, Copernicus Climate Change Service. Adapted by ImaGeo) Some regions of the world shivered last month. But as was the case in March, most of the planet […]