A scientist who has played a key role in documenting modern sea level rise and its causes is to receive the 2020 Vetlesen Prize for achievement in the earth sciences.
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A study finds that ozone-depleting substances caused about a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005, and half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss during that period.
Thousands more people could die from injuries each year as rising temperatures in the United States affect people’s behavior, says a new study.
A new study uncovers a previously undocumented relationship between erosion and wind speed.
Supports policies that protect and regenerate natural forests instead of planting new ones.
Tropical fossils found in a Greenland ice core hint at volcanic eruptions that threw the world into darkness from 536 to 537 A.D.
Using old tree rings and archival documents, historians and climate scientists have detailed an extreme cold period in Scotland in the 1690s that caused immense suffering. It may have lessons for Brexit-era politics.
The “walking rock” track suggests that a massive volcanic winter may have frozen the tropics during the dawn of the dinosaur age.
Taro Takahashi, a seagoing scientist who made key discoveries about carbon dioxide and the earth’s climate, has died. In a career spanning more than 60 years, he and his colleagues documented how the oceans both absorb and give off huge amounts of carbon dioxide, exchanging it with the atmosphere.
New findings double potential emissions from these areas, with big implications for climate modeling.