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Lightning strikes played a vital role in life’s origins on Earth

Lightning strikes were just as important as meteorites in creating the perfect conditions for life to emerge on Earth, geologists say. Minerals delivered to Earth...

Surveys identify relationship between waves, coastal cliff erosion

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers have uncovered how rain and waves act on different parts of coastal cliffs. Following three years...

Electrically charged dust storms drive Martian chlorine cycle

How’s the weather on Mars? Tough on rovers, but very good for generating and moving highly reactive chlorine compounds. New research from Washington University...

ESA’s Aeolus mission has already been hailed a success

Today, this extraordinary satellite mission has reached new heights: its data will now be distributed publicly to forecasting services and scientific users in less...

Air quality has significantly improved due to the COVID-19 lockdowns

Since the lockdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic began, the level of two major air pollutants has decreased dramatically, but new research has...

A new platform to monitor methane emissions around the world

Methane is the second most important greenhouse gas and its concentration in the atmosphere is currently increasing at a rate of around 1% per...

New satellite to continue 40 years of solar measurements

Researchers at CU Boulder are playing a major role in the next phase of a more than four decades-long campaign to take the temperature...

Children face three times more air pollution during the school run

In a study published by the journal Science of the Total Environment, experts from the University of Surrey’s world-renowned Global Centre for Clean Air...

Satellites providing clear picture of greenhouse gases

With increasing levels of greenhouse gases causing our climate to change, it is important to understand exactly where these gases come from and how...

Indigenous knowledge could reveal ways to weather climate change on islands

Some islands have such low elevation, that mere inches of sea-level rise will flood them, but higher, larger islands will also be affected by...

Traces of ancient rainforest in Antarctica point to a warmer prehistoric...

Researchers have found evidence of rainforests near the South Pole 90 million years ago, suggesting the climate was exceptionally warm at the time. A team...

At the Base of the Food Chain, a Small Fish Should...

A slender little fish called the sand lance plays a big role as “a quintessential forage fish” for puffins, terns and other seabirds, humpback...

Huge East Antarctic Glacier Especially Susceptible to Climate Impacts

Denman Glacier in East Antarctica retreated 3.4 miles (5.4 kilometers) from 1996 to 2018, according to a new study by scientists at NASA's Jet...

The right dose of geoengineering could reduce climate change risks

Stratospheric aerosol geoengineering is the idea that adding a layer of aerosol particles to the upper atmosphere can reduce climate changes caused by greenhouse...

GRACE-FO Satellite Data Track Ice Loss at the Poles

During the exceptionally warm Arctic summer of 2019, Greenland lost 600 billion tons of ice - enough to raise global sea levels by nearly...

Greenland, Antarctica Melting Six Times Faster Than in the 1990s

Observations from 11 satellite missions monitoring the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets have revealed that the regions are losing ice six times faster than...

Scientists quantify how wave power drives coastal erosion

Over millions of years, Hawaiian volcanoes have formed a chain of volcanic islands stretching across the Northern Pacific, where ocean waves from every direction,...

The first system in the world predicts global lake warming

The first system in the world predicts global lake warming, A groundbraking study will enable scientists to better predict lake global warming in the...

Satellite data increases understanding of the effects of climate change

Satellite data increases understanding of the effects of climate change, Using 35 years of satellite imagery, researchers have dramatically expanded the database on the...

Climate change can trigger more landslides in the High Mountain Asia

Climate change can trigger more landslides in the High Mountain Asia, More frequent and intense rainfall events can cause more landslides Similar to the...

Earth’s climate model helps describe the unimaginable life of the world

Scientist found How Earth's climate model helps describe the unimaginable life of the world,  Thousands of computers on machine-size racks hit a deafening choir...

A New study looks at Towards a low carbon future

A New study looks at Towards a low carbon future, When it comes to fulfilling ambitious energy and climate commitments, few nations successfully walk...

Climate change not the only threat to endangered species and habitat...

Climate change not the only threat to endangered species and habitat matters, Although climate change is one of the biggest threats to ecosystems that...

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