News Archive

How could the occurrence of crop failures be affected by climate change?

2021-05-27 | New article online about the global and national occurence of crop failure

Dutch NGO and citizens win landmark court case against Shell in Dutch court

2021-05-26 | Shell needs to cut carbon emissions, including supliers and customers, by 45% in 2030 relative to 2019

Artic research expedition MOSAIC has come to a successful end

2020-10-19 | The most ambitious Arctic research expedition ever undertaken has come to a successful end after spending more than a year researching climate change in the Arctic.

The effect of COVID on energy use and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

2020-10-14 | In April 2020, at the height of the first wave of Corona infections, when most major countries shut down their public life and parts of their economy, emissions declined by 16.9%. The magnitude of this decrease was larger than during the financial crisis of 2008, the oil crisis of 1979, or even World War II.

A plan for putting the planet back on the path of sustainability over the next 10 years

2020-10-10 | "For the first time, we are forced to consider the real risk of destabilizing the entire planet," says climate impact scholar Johan Rockström. Hear his plan for putting the planet back on the path of sustainability over the next 10 years -- and protecting the future of our children.

Climate change increases the risk of wildfires

2020-09-24 | It is evident that climate change increases the frequency and/or severity of fire weather around the world. Land management alone cannot explain recent increases in wildfire because increased fire weather from climate change amplifies fire risk where fuels remain available.

Reported new record temperature of 38°C north of Arctic Circle

2020-05-23 | It has been an unusually hot spring in Siberia, and the coinciding lack of underlying snow in the region combined with overall global temperature increases, undoubtedly helped play a critical role in causing this extreme temperature observation in Verkhoyansk (northern part of Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), a region of Eastern Siberia).

Measure CO2 in the atmosphere during current economic shock

2020-04-02 | Coronavirus: in Hawaii’s air, scientists seek signs of economic shock on CO2 levels.

COP26 postponed

2020-04-02 | With no end in sight to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the UN climate change talks which were due to take place in Scotland later in the year, have been postponed until October 2021.

WMO concerned about impact of COVID-19 pandemic on observing system.

2020-04-01 | The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the quantity and quality of weather observations and forecasts, as well as atmospheric and climate monitoring.

Opinion - Coronavirus and climate action

2020-04-01 | Pausing the World to Fight Coronavirus Has Carbon Emissions Down—But True Climate Success Looks Like More Action, Not Less.

Opinion - What the Coronavirus Means for Climate Change

2020-03-27 | Lockdowns and distancing won’t save the world from warming. But amid this crisis, we have a chance to build a better future.

A lost decade for climate action

2020-03-04 | Emissions: world has four times the work or one-third of the time

Climate lawsuits

2020-02-28 | Climate lawsuits are breaking new legal ground to protect the planet

Climate attribution

2020-01-23 | The race to decipher how climate change influenced Australia’s record fires