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A blimp-like balloon can be used to pump particles into the upper atmosphere.

Geo-engineering: why research something we never want to use?

What if the world left it too long to take action on global climate change? Is there a way we could somehow cool the planet before an environmental crisis occurs? Geo-engineering is a potential course…

Oceans can hide global warming for a decade

Computer simulations of global climate have shown that the planet’s oceans can mask the presence of global warming for as…

A canopy view of climate change

A touring art installation has used real-time data collected from the canopies of trees to raise awareness about the environmental…
CO₂ has the longest residence time, but reducing other GHGs can help us achieve our targets. AAP

When it comes to greenhouse gases carbon dioxide isn’t the only culprit

Most of the discussion about slowing the impact of climate change has focussed on reducing carbon dioxide emissions. But carbon dioxide isn’t the only greenhouse gas. Methane, halocarbons and nitric oxide…

They come in (green)peace

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions might just save humanity from an alien invasion, according to researchers from Penn State…
Methane, emitted in large amounts by wetlands and rice paddies, is being released into the atmosphere at a declining rate but the reason for this remains unclear. Flickr/Kansas Poetry

The case of the disappearing methane

Methane has been floating into the atmosphere at a slower rate over the last three decades but two new papers published in…

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