News tagged with climate

How to beat the climate crisis? Start with carrots

To speed up progress in tackling climate change, policymakers need to build political support by investing in clean-energy industries rather than first penalizing polluters, according to a new policy paper by researchers ...

dateSep 10, 2015 in Environment
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Ocean life triggers ice formation in clouds

Researchers have shown for the first time that phytoplankton (plant life) in remote ocean regions can contribute to rare airborne particles that trigger ice formation in clouds. Results published this week (Wednesday 9 September) ...

dateSep 09, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Bringing together storm tracks and clouds

We often talk about future climate change in terms of "global warming." But when it comes to the impacts of global warming, regional changes in winds and precipitation are more relevant. The latter depend on how the circulation ...

dateSep 09, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Should countries honor their climate debts?

All countries have contributed to recent climate change, but some much more so than others. Those that have contributed more than their fair share have accumulated a climate debt, owed to countries that have contributed less ...

dateSep 08, 2015 in Environment
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