24th October Prince
Albert II of Monaco
The inaugural cohort of Prince Albert II of Monaco climate change
scholars has commenced studies at the University of Edinburgh.
They are drawn from those nations most at risk from climate change.
11th October Mulling
Patrick Crill and Brett Thornton, of Stockholm University, have
reviewed the current state-of-the-art on methane science. They
highlight emerging knowledge on its sources and sinks around the
28th September Stretching
The UK's Climate Change Committee has highlighted the ongoing
uncertainties and potential shortfalls in Scotland's draft Climate
Change Plan. Targets for low carbon heating may also be too ambitious.
11th April Permafrost
Sarah Chadburn and colleagues at the University of Leeds, UK,
have examined the risk to permaforst soils ofclimate warming.
They estimate that with 2 degrees of warming the area could decrease
by 40 percent.
11th April Carbon
Zhenganag Wang and colleagues in Belgium have estimated that up
to one third of carbon lost from land due to human activities
has actually ended up in ocean sediments rather than in the atmosphere.