Climate science

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Former Australian PM Tony Abbott joins board of UK climate sceptic thinktank
Abbott says ‘we need more genuine science and less groupthink’ in announcing position at Global Warming Policy Foundation

Graham Readfearn

07, Feb, 2023 @3:25 AM

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Novelist Tom Bullough on his XR arrest – and what Welsh saints can teach us about the climate crisis
The writer is passionate about the environment, and Wales, and has fed that passion into a book that attends to ancient lives alongside our own

Patrick Barkham

02, Feb, 2023 @4:39 PM

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Australia’s new $528m icebreaker research vessel Nuyina suffers another setback
Macquarie Island resupply mission will now be carried out by a smaller chartered ship, delaying some scientific research

Henry Belot

31, Jan, 2023 @3:55 AM

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Earth is on track to exceed 1.5C warming in the next decade, study using AI finds
Researchers found that exceeding the 2C increase has a 50% chance of happening by mid-century

Gabrielle Canon

30, Jan, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Environmental justice targets needed to cut global inequality, say researchers
Plan unveiled at Davos to find fair limits on impact of climate and other crises, which most affect poorer countries

Jonathan Watts Global environment editor

18, Jan, 2023 @7:24 PM

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Warning of unprecedented heatwaves as El Niño set to return in 2023
Scientists say phenomenon coupled with growing climate crisis likely to push global temperatures ‘off the chart’

Damian Carrington Environment editor

16, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Time tunnel: why an Australian expedition is drilling through 2.6km of Antarctic ice
Ancient air trapped deep below the surface could unlock secrets of the Earth’s past and help understand what lies ahead as CO2 in the atmosphere keeps rising

Graham Readfearn

14, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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How did we save the ozone layer?
A UN report has found the Earth’s ozone layer is on course to be healed within the next 40 years. Madeleine Finlay speaks to atmospheric scientist Paul Newman about this momentous achievement and whether it really is the end of the story

Presented and produced by Madeleine Finlay, sound designed by Solomon King, and executive produced by Ellie Bury

12, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Self-driving sleds? Australian scientists look to robots to delve deeper into Antarctica
Researchers and engineers team up to identify new technologies to safely delve deeper into the icy continent

Henry Belot

11, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The Guardian view on Europe’s heatwave: the door is closing – but there is a way out | Editorial
Editorial: Temperature records have toppled across the continent. Governments must not delay any longer


05, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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UK’s record hot 2022 made 160 times more likely by climate crisis
Without global heating, such warm temperatures would be expected only once every five centuries, Met Office says

Damian Carrington Environment editor

05, Jan, 2023 @11:34 AM

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‘So the next step is space, right?’: Australia’s first female astronaut on the year she realised limits don’t exist
Meganne Christian is training for the ‘coolest job in the world’. It’s a long way from Wollongong for the 35-year-old scientist

Bronwyn Adcock

30, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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