Prof Stephen Belcher is chief scientist at the UK Met Office; Dr Olivier Boucher is head of the Institut Pierre Simon Laplace (IPSL) Climate Modelling... Read More
Engineering the climate to reflect away sunlight could halve global warming and offset the risk of increases in tropical storms, new research... Read More
In the early 2000s, a new field of climate science research emerged that began to explore the human fingerprint on extreme weather, such as floods,... Read More
If atmospheric CO2 levels exceed 1,200 parts per million (ppm), it could push the Earth’s climate over a “tipping point”, finds a new study.... Read More
There is a one-in-10 chance that global average temperatures could “temporarily exceed” 1.5C above pre-industrial levels in at least one year over... Read More
The climate data for 2018 is now mostly in, though the ongoing shutdown of the US government has caused some datasets to be delayed. ... Read More
Prof Alan Robock is a distinguished professor of climate science in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers University in New Jersey, US. ... Read More
Ocean heat content (OHC) set a new record in the first half of 2018, with more warmth in the oceans than at any time since OHC records began in 1940. ... Read More
Climate change is often communicated by looking at the global average temperature. But a global average might not mean much to the average person. How... Read More
Sir David Attenborough’s long career as a presenter of BBC natural-history programmes first began in 1953 with a three-part series called “Animal... Read More
Temperatures on the Earth’s surface in the first half of 2018 were lower than over the same period for the three previous years. This was due, in... Read More
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