Climate slowdown means extreme rates of warming ‘not as likely’

Scientists say the recent downturn in the rate of global warming will lead to lower temperature rises in the short-term. Since 1998, there has been an unexplained “standstill” in the heating of the Earth’s atmosphere. Writing in Nature Geoscience, the researchers say this will reduce predicted warming in the coming … Seguir leyendo / Continue reading


Antarctic Octopus Living Testament To Global Warming

The octopus, formerly known as both a delicacy food item and for being thrown onto the ice at hockey games, now has a new recognition: a living testament to the effects of global warming. Genetic information from an Antarctic octopus species adds to a growing body of evidence of at … Seguir leyendo / Continue reading

Laws of Geo-Engineering to Mitigate Global Warming

With policymakers and political leaders increasingly unable to combat global climate change, more scientists are considering the use of manual manipulation of the environment to slow warming’s damage to the planet. But a University of Iowa law professor believes the legal ramifications of this kind of geo-engineering need to be … Seguir leyendo / Continue reading