The majority of climate models published between the early 1970s and late 2000s were remarkably accurate, according to a systematic review published on 4 December in Geophysical Research Letters (1).
Scientists have created the first ‘rigorous’ map of the sustainability of global food systems that moves beyond focusing solely on the agriculture-nutrition connection and introduces all the different elements of
In a recent commentary published on 27 November in the journal Nature, leading climate scientists warn the planet may have already surpassed several tipping points (1). “We are in a
The European Parliament has voted in favour of declaring a global ‘climate and environmental emergency’ with 429 lawmakers for, 225 against and 19 abstaining, according to Reuters. The declaration was
The European Parliament (EP) is split on whether or not to pass a resolution today that would declare a global climate emergency before a critical UN summit next week. The
Nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions are increasing much faster than previously thought, according to a new study published last week on 18 November in Nature Climate Change (1). In particular, emissions
Coating seeds with bacteria, silk, and sugar could allow plants to thrive in saline environments, according to a new study published on 25 November in Proceedings of the National Academy
Last Thursday, the European Investment Bank (EIB) announced that it would cease funding for fossil fuel energy projects in 2021, making it the first ‘climate bank’. The unprecedented move by
Bacteria adapt to hotter temperatures by increasing their respiration rate and releasing more carbon dioxide (CO2), which could potentially accelerate climate change, according to a new study published on 13
Some ocean fish nurseries contain seven times more microplastics than fish, according to a sobering new study published on 11 November in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (1).