Arctic sea ice can’t ‘bounce back’

University of Exeter [See my update at the end. -w.] Arctic sea ice cannot “quickly bounce back” if climate change causes it to melt, new research suggests. A team of…

Research sheds new light on what drove last, long-term global climate shift University of Exeter

Public Release: 19-Dec-2018 The quest to discover what drove the last, long-term global climate shift on Earth, which took place around a million years ago, has taken a new, revealing…

Amazon rainforest more able to withstand drought than previously thought

From the University of Exeter: New research suggests that the Amazon rainforest may be more able to cope with dry conditions than previously predicted. Researchers at the University of Exeter…

Expansion of forests in the European Arctic could result in the release of carbon dioxide

From the University of Exeter , terrible news: Carbon stored in Arctic tundra could be released into the atmosphere by new trees growing in the warmer region, exacerbating climate change,…

Oh the Entomology! Light pollution "radically altered" environment – making more bugs, more bug predators

From the University of Exeter , some buggy science. Next thing you know, PETA will be campaigning to have us shut off street lighting to “save the insects”. I’m surprised…

Ice capades – Some Himalayan Glaciers Growing, study suggests a negative sea level rise adjustment

I wonder if Rajenda Pachauri will call this “voodoo science“? A previous study by the UC Santa Barbara found that the Karakoram glaciers are mostly stagnating, possibly due to debris, the…

NOAA's Susan Solomon, still pushing that 2 degrees in spite of limited options

From the University of Exeter , more Durban PR rampup: Limited options for meeting 2°C warming target, warn climate change experts We will only achieve the target of limiting global…

Tipping points – easy come, easy go

Yesterday, I highlighted an alarming story from the University of Exeter and East Anglia that saw tipping points behind every rock and tree. Now today comes a peer reviewed study…