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Global warming will thaw about 20% more permafrost than previously thought, scientists have warned—potentially releasing significant amounts of greenhouse gases into the Earth's atmosphere.
Developing countries struggling to cope with huge volumes of human waste may finally get some relief – and a new business opportunity.
Discussion around limiting climate change primarily focusses on whether the best results can be gained by individuals changing how they act, or governments introducing new legislation.
A new transcontinental research project is looking at the way technology affects traditional campus-based degrees.
Researchers are a step closer to understanding the relationship between the colour of soot particles and the effect of such atmospheric pollution on climate.
Carbon emissions across all nine Amazon nations have been fully matched by carbon absorption by mature Amazon forests since the 1980s, new research shows.
A comprehensive new handbook about weather forecasting in West Africa could help safeguard lives and resources in the region.
The size of a lorry's windscreen can have a dramatic impact on the safety of other road users, according to a series of experiments conducted by psychologists at the University of Leeds.
The first ever comparison of six of the major global flood risk monitoring computer models has revealed wide discrepancies between the information they provide.
A focus on policies to conserve tropical forests for their carbon storage value may imperil some of the world's most biologically rich tropical forests, says new research.