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 world.
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 of climate 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.
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