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COP26 pledges crucial to 2C: new study

Global warming can be kept to about 2C if all nations honour the promises they made at the Glasgow climate summit but 1.5C is looking increasingly out of reach, a new study suggests. Australian experts including University of Melbourne climate scientist Malte Meinshausen were part of the study, along with…
bubmag
April 13, 2022
Global Warming

Some (Kinda) Good Climate News: 2 Degrees Is Doable

For all the less-than-encouraging news about climate change—rapid sea-level rise, the land itself transforming, serious trouble brewing under Antarctic glaciers—we’ve been getting plenty of hope. The price of renewable energy is crashing, for example, and we’re moving toward a cleaner, electrified future faster than you may realize. That shift is…
bubmag
April 13, 2022
Global Warming

Marine Cold Spells Are Vanishing Rapidly

Scientists have found that marine cold spells are vanishing at an alarming rate as global warming takes hold across the planet. The cold spells, which are the opposite of a heatwave and feature unseasonably exceptional cold water that can prove harmful to the marine ecosystems, are becoming less frequent and…
bubmag
April 11, 2022
Global Warming

Surprising changes in Neptune’s temperatures captured

An international team of astronomers have used ground-based telescopes, including the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT), to track Neptune’s atmospheric temperatures over a 17-year period. They found a surprising drop in Neptune’s global temperatures followed by a dramatic warming at its south pole. “This change was unexpected,”…
bubmag
April 11, 2022
Global Warming

Lots of low-cost ways to halt global warming

The unit costs of solar energy have dropped 85% in a decade. Not only do we have the tools to slash emissions and curb global warming by 2030, but half of available carbon-cutting options are cost-free or very cheap, UN climate experts say. There is no silver bullet, but a…
bubmag
April 6, 2022