Clouds can act as both blanket and parasol – warming our atmosphere at the same time as cooling it. But which effect will dominate?
Sept. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
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The high temperatures and wildfires of 2019 were thought to have heralded a freak summer for the Arctic. Then 2020 brought worse.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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Climate models have been overestimating how much sunlight hits the Southern Ocean. This is because the clouds there are different from clouds anywhere else. Bacterial DNA helped us understand why.
June 19, 2020 • ~9 min
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Humanity at risk if we keep thinking everything is under control
March 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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SDSCon 2017 gathers community and showcases research projects that apply data science to major systems and issues.
May 5, 2017 • ~4 min
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Associate Professor Paul O'Gorman describes three questions climate scientists recently suggested should frame the future of climate research.
May 3, 2017 • ~10 min
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New research may explain why sea temperatures around Antarctica haven’t risen as much as surface temperatures around the globe.
June 17, 2016 • ~11 min
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A witness to “a montage of environmental changes” in her native China, grad student Ruby Fu now studies the fate of methane bubbles in the ocean.
June 19, 2015 • ~8 min
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Climate expert Jochem Marotzke tackles the discrepancy between climate models and real-world observations in the 15th annual Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture.
April 21, 2015 • ~8 min
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