Journal of Climate

Fewer low clouds in the tropics

With the help of satellite data, ETH scientists have shown that low-level cloud cover in the tropics thins out as the earth warms. Since this cloud cover has a cooling effect on the climate, the two-degree warming target ...

dateAug 16, 2016 in Environment
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Long-term global warming not driven naturally

By examining how Earth cools itself back down after a period of natural warming, a study by scientists at Duke University and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory confirms that global temperature does not rise or fall chaotically ...

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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When the wind comes sweeping down the plain

Residents of Oklahoma and other plains states are wise to the blustery seasonal force gusting nightly during warm springs and summers, carrying the moisture needed for rain. So emblematic for the region they wrote a song ...

dateOct 27, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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