Climate science

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Why the Guardian’s climate and nature journalism is needed now more than ever
We will keep putting the environment front and centre to ensure the most important voices of our time are heard

Natalie Hanman

28, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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East Anglian Fens were covered in yew trees 4,000 years ago, study finds
‘Bog oak’ study finds more than 400 well preserved yews, which could help solve mystery of historic rapid sea level rise

Patrick Barkham

24, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘Hope has to be a strategy’: the scientist who refused to let the climate warmongers win
As one of Australia’s most influential voices on climate, Lesley Hughes has thought deeply about how to talk about the crisis and says hope has a key role to play

Graham Readfearn

22, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘Where did I go wrong?’ The scientist who tried to raise the climate alarm
Fifty years ago Australian researcher Graeme Pearman travelled the world with six flasks of air to help prove CO2 in the atmosphere was rising

Graham Readfearn

20, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Suck carbon from the air? US facility launches novel climate solution
Direct air capture is a reality in California with plant that pledges not to take investments from oil and gas

Katharine Gammon in Los Angeles

19, Nov, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Emmanuel Macron pledges €1bn to fund research into melting ice caps
The French president has called for action at a climate summit in Paris attended by heads of state and scientists before Cop28

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

12, Nov, 2023 @8:00 AM

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‘Everything is parched’: Amazon struggles with drought amid deforestation
By now, the rivers should be full. But large-scale cattle farming, the climate crisis and weather events like El Niño mean Brazil is near the point of no return

Jonathan Watts in Altamira

06, Nov, 2023 @11:35 AM

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A monster eddy current is forming off Sydney. What is it, and will it bring a new marine heatwave?
If a 400km-wide ocean vortex moves close to shore, water temperatures could spike – putting species at risk

Moninya Roughan, Amandine Schaeffer, Junde Li and Shane Keating for the Conversation

02, Nov, 2023 @4:07 AM

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Climate crisis: carbon emissions budget is now tiny, scientists say
Having good chance of limiting global heating to 1.5C is gone, sending ‘dire’ message about the adequacy of climate action

Damian Carrington Environment editor

30, Oct, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Earth’s ‘vital signs’ worse than at any time in human history, scientists warn
Life on planet is in peril, say climate experts, as they call for a rapid and just transition to a sustainable future

Damian Carrington Environment editor

24, Oct, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Hailstorm frequency has increased by 40% around Sydney and Perth since 1979
Scientists say climate change may bring a decrease in frequency of hail activity but an increase in severity

Donna Lu Science writer

12, Oct, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Human emissions made deadly South American heat 100 times more likely
Research shows climate crisis by far main cause of recent unseasonable temperatures in southern winter and early spring

Jonathan Watts

10, Oct, 2023 @3:44 PM

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