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November 2018

Ozone hole modest despite optimum conditions for ozone depletion NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center The ozone hole that forms in the upper atmosphere over Antarctica each September was slightly above average size in 2018, scientists reported today.   Science Daily Composites  Continue reading »

October 2018

Mitigation scenarios must cater to new users Joeri Rogelj et al. Climate change mitigation scenarios are finding a wider set of users, including companies and financial institutions. Increased collaboration between scenario producers and these new communities will be mutually beneficial,  Continue reading »

September 2018

Nearly Every Ecosystem on the Planet Will Be Transformed By Climate Change Editorial If nations fail to rein in their greenhouse gas emissions, nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on the planet — from forests to grasslands to marshland —will undergo “major  Continue reading »

August 2018

A framework to diagnose factors influencing proenvironmental behaviors in water-sensitive urban design Jacki Schirmer and Fiona Dyer Urban stormwater runoff contributes significantly to water-quality problems in freshwater systems worldwide. Water-sensitive urban design (WSUD) typically addresses this through construction of ecologically  Continue reading »

July 2018

Science must help to make city living sustainable It’s time researchers got to grips with the formidable challenge of rapidly growing urbanization. It’s well documented that humans are becoming an urban and not a rural species, and that trend is  Continue reading »

June 2018

Climate change won’t heat the planet equally By Thomas Gaulkin In places closer to the equator that usually see only slight variations in temperature, the consequences of global warming are likely to be far more extreme. The outsize vulnerability of  Continue reading »

May 2018

Plant responses to CO2 are a question of time Mark Hovenden, Paul Newton Rising carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations in the atmosphere as a result of fossil fuel burning are expected to fertilize plants, resulting in faster growth. However, this change  Continue reading »

April 2018

Time to refine key climate policy models Alexander R. Barron Ambition regarding climate change at the national level is critical but is often calibrated with the projected costs — as estimated by a small suite of energy–economic models. Weaknesses in  Continue reading »

March 2018

A “New Ocean” Is Emerging at the Top of the World Danielle Venton As the planet warms, the Arctic is warming more than twice as fast. As ice cover is disappearing, average summer sea ice has declined by more than  Continue reading »

February 2018

Extreme Weather Will Occur More Frequently Worldwide By Chelsea Harvey And if countries do not meet the Paris climate agreement goals, the risks will be even greater. Events like record-setting heat, extreme rainfall and drought will happen more frequently around  Continue reading »

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