Earth's magnetic field broke down 42,000 years ago and caused massive sudden climate change

Scientists have uncovered evidence of a global paleopocalyspe.

Zoë Thomas, ARC DECRA Fellow, UNSW • conversation
Feb. 18, 2021 ~7 min

The Arctic hasn't been this warm for 3 million years – and that foreshadows big changes for the rest of the planet

Extreme shrinkage of summer sea ice is just the latest evidence of rapid Arctic warming – and what happens in the Arctic doesn't stay there.

Steve Petsch, Associate Professor of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst • conversation
Sept. 30, 2020 ~9 min

Seabed fossils show the ocean is undergoing a change not seen for 10,000 years

Cold-water plankton is being replaced by warm-water species.

Peter T. Spooner, Teaching Fellow in Earth Sciences, UCL • conversation
April 28, 2020 ~6 min

Ancient records of Bering Strait flooding offer fresh insights

Tamara Pico, a postdoctoral fellow, is using records of flooding in the Bering Strait to make inferences about how the ice sheets that covered North America responded to the warming climate, and how their melting might have contributed to climate changes.

Peter Reuell • harvard
Feb. 26, 2020 ~6 min