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View of Canberra from Mount Ainslie lookout, Australia. Credit: Piter Lenk / Alamy Stock Photo. M8TY9H

Negative emissions: Scientists meet in Australia to discuss removing CO2 from air

An international group of researchers and policymakers met in Australia’s capital this week for the country’s first major conference dedicated to... Read More

Geoengineering | Nov 1. 2018.

Solar geoengineering may not halt ocean warming, study says

Spraying aerosols high in the stratosphere could dampen global warming over land, but may not prevent the oceans from heating up, new research says. ... Read More

Geoengineering | Oct 29. 2018.

Mapped: Where ‘afforestation’ is taking place around the world

A key finding of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) new special report is that it is likely that some degree of... Read More

Negative emissions | Oct 9. 2018.

Guest post: 13 ‘ocean-based solutions’ for tackling climate change

Dr Phillip Williamson is an honorary reader at the University of East Anglia and science coordinator of the UK Greenhouse Gas Removal from the... Read More

Guest posts | Oct 4. 2018.
Sun shines on a subway station in Brooklyn, New York. Credit: Andrew Cribb / Alamy Stock Photo. H6FCM3

World must act quickly to govern solar geoengineering, report says

Actions to manage solar geoengineering must “begin now”, says a report by an international group of governance experts. ... Read More

Geoengineering | Oct 1. 2018.
Stones used to block a gulley and prevent further erosion of moorland peat on Kinder Scout, Derbyshire, Peak District, UK. Credit: Martyn Williams / Alamy Stock Photo. M7RHP3

UK could become ‘net zero by 2050’ using negative emissions

The UK could cut its emissions to “net-zero” within the next three decades by stepping up investment into technologies that can remove CO2 from... Read More

Negative emissions | Sep 12. 2018.
Forested hills of Guizhou, China. Credit: Charles O. Cecil / Alamy Stock Photo. J2N3RM

Planting a mix of tree species ‘could double’ forest carbon storage

Forests containing several tree species could store twice as much carbon as the average monoculture plantation, research finds. ... Read More

Plants and forests | Aug 22. 2018.
Kaya, Burkina Faso. The Sahel region is regularly affected by droughts. Credit: Joerg Boethling / Alamy Stock Photo. DRYCY3

Solar geoengineering could ‘fail to prevent damage to crop yields’

Releasing aerosols into the atmosphere in order to limit the rise in global temperature would not stave off damage to crop yields, a new study... Read More

Geoengineering | Aug 8. 2018.
Gothenburg cityscape. Credit: Johner Images / Alamy Stock Photo. D949PE

Negative emissions: Scientists meet in Sweden for first international conference

This week, Gothenburg in Sweden played host to the first international conference on “negative emissions”. ... Read More

Technology | May 25. 2018.
Tropical forest, Martinique Island, Caribbean Sea, France. Credit: David Giral / Alamy Stock Photo. D3C8D3

Analysis: How ‘natural climate solutions’ can reduce the need for BECCS

To limit global warming in 2100 to below 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, many scientists assume that the large-scale use of negative emissions in... Read More

1.5C | May 21. 2018.
J0R50R Black Rhino walking to a water hole, Etosha National Park, Namibia

Restricting global warming to 1.5C could ‘halve’ risk of biodiversity loss

Limiting global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels rather than 2C could halve the number of vertebrate and plant species facing severe range... Read More

Wildlife | May 17. 2018.
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