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.
13th April Sea
John Church and colleagues at CSIRO in Australia have identified
greenhouse gas-induced warming, rather than natural variability,
as the key driver of global sea level rise since the 1970s
13th April Climate
Keith Paustian of Cornell University, and colleagues in the UK,
have highlighted the hue potential for climate change mitigation
through improved management of the world's soils.
2nd November Budget
The United Nations have warned that current national plans for emissions
reductions submitted in adavnce of the Paris climate conference
are insufficient to prevent over 2 degrees of warming.