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Guest post: How ‘enhanced weathering’ could slow climate change and boost crop yields

Prof David Beerling, director of the Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation, and Prof Stephen Long from the Department of…

Animals with white winter camouflage could struggle to adapt to climate change

Animals that turn white in the winter to hide themselves in snowy landscapes could struggle to adapt to climate change,…

Small drones could be better for climate than delivery trucks, says study

Automated, unmanned drones are poised to revolutionise the package delivery industry, with a number of companies already testing drone-based delivery…

Carbon emissions from Amazon wildfires could ‘counteract’ deforestation decline

The loss of carbon from wildfires fuelled by drought could “counteract” efforts to cut deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, research…

Acidification could leave oceans ‘uninhabitable’ for cold-water corals

The world’s oceans could become “uninhabitable” for cold-water corals by the end of the century as a result of ocean…

New study questions impact of ending fossil fuel subsidies

Ending the world’s fossil fuel subsidies would reduce global CO2 emissions by 0.5 to 2.2 gigatonnes (Gt) per year by…

Long-term climate variability ‘could fall’ as the world warms

Long-term climate variability is the range of temperatures and weather patterns experienced by the Earth over a scale of thousands…

In-depth: Renewables are ‘key’ to lower UK industrial electricity prices

Onshore wind is key to securing lower industrial electricity prices for the UK, a new report says. Unlocking investment in…

Polar bears could be struggling to catch enough prey, study shows

Polar bears could be failing to hunt enough seals to meet their energy demands, new research suggests. A study tracking…

Negative emissions have ‘limited potential’ to help meet climate goals

The potential for using negative emissions technologies to help meet the goals of the Paris Agreement could be more “limited”…