Climate science

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‘It’s ridiculously antiquated’: could robot boats transform ocean science?
No one has yet been able to sail an autonomous boat across the Atlantic, but a young couple in Wales hope their craft will revolutionise ocean monitoring of temperatures, wildlife and more

Colin Drury in Caernarfon

29, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Starwatch: Why ‘night shine’ clouds at edge of space may be product of pollution
Atmospheric methane and industrial pollutants suggested as reasons for lack of noctilucent cloud sightings before 1885

Stuart Clark

29, May, 2023 @5:05 AM

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Climate crisis deniers target scientists for vicious abuse on Musk’s Twitter
Abusive, often violent tweets denying the climate emergency have become a barrage since Elon Musk acquired the platform, say UK experts

Anna Fazackerley

14, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Climate scientists first laughed at a ‘bizarre’ campaign against the BoM – then came the harassment
Former Bureau of Meteorology staff say claims they deliberately manipulated data to make warming seem worse are being fed by a ‘fever swamp’ of climate denial

Graham Readfearn

06, May, 2023 @8:00 PM

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April Mediterranean heatwave ‘almost impossible’ without climate crisis
Extreme event would have been expected once in 40,000 years before global heating, scientists estimate

Damian Carrington Environment editor

05, May, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Carbon dioxide removal: the tech that is polarising climate science
For some, CDR is crucial to staying below 1.5C. Others say it should not even be on the table. Why is it so controversial?

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

25, Apr, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Protesters urge caution over St Ives climate trial amid chemical plans for bay
Campaigners worry about scheme’s impact on marine ecosystem but Planetary Technologies says concerns misplaced

Jonny Weeks

17, Apr, 2023 @4:21 PM

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Five Times Faster by Simon Sharpe review – a radical but realistic path to net zero emissions
A former civil servant makes a persuasive case for dropping economy-wide emissions targets and focusing on tipping points where green technologies become affordable

Bob Ward

09, Apr, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘Tornado alley’ is shifting farther into the US east, climate scientists warn
Global heating has been seen as the cause for these damaging storms, which are expected to increase significantly this century

Oliver Milman

04, Apr, 2023 @8:30 AM

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British cows could be given ‘methane blockers’ to cut climate emissions
UK’s 9.4m cattle contribute to 14% of human-related emissions, mostly from belching, but green groups remain sceptical

Julia Kollewe

02, Apr, 2023 @3:55 PM

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Melting Antarctic ice predicted to cause rapid slowdown of deep ocean current by 2050
New research by Australian scientists suggests 40% slowdown in just three decades could alter world’s climate for centuries

Graham Readfearn

29, Mar, 2023 @3:00 PM

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World can still avoid worst of climate collapse with genuine change, IPCC says
Positive framing of otherwise grim report a counterblast to those who dismiss hopes of limiting global heating to 1.5C

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

20, Mar, 2023 @6:00 PM

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