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26 06 2022 | 09:33

Η ξηρασία οδήγησε στο Ισλάμ;

Με δημοσίευση τους στην επιθεώρηση «Science» ερευνητές του Πανεπιστημίου της Βασιλείας στην Ελβετία ρίχνουν στο τραπέζι μια νέα θεωρία για την εμφάνιση του Ισλάμ. Για περίπου 300 χρόνια στην Αραβική…

10 05 2022 | 08:37

‘It’s critical the message makes it to the mainstream’: Nasa climate scientist speaks on his tearful protest

Peter Kalmus was among a group of scientists who chained themselves to a JPMorgan Chase building in Los Angeles in protest of the bank’s financing of fossil fuels. Tap to watch the video 

17 11 2021 | 18:19

Leading climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe: ‘You have the ability to use your voice’

Hayhoe says people can use their roles in their workplaces and communities to act on the climate crisis Katharine Hayhoe has wrestled with her climate footprint. The climate scientist, who is now…

12 11 2021 | 10:58

‘We are not on course’: scientists warn action must match words at Cop26

Climate experts say their message is getting through but more urgent work is needed Scientists attending Cop26 have sent a clear warning to policymakers: get a move on, because every moment of delay…

31 10 2021 | 20:44

Climate change: How do we know it is happening and caused by humans?

Scientists and politicians say we are facing a planetary crisis because of climate change. But what's the evidence for global warming and how do we know it's being caused by humans? How do we know…

31 10 2021 | 20:12

Climate change: How technology is helping cities tackle climate disasters

The threats to our cities seem endless - from flash flooding to pollution, overcrowding to the risk of pandemics. To help avert crises, many cities have invested in technology - the theory being…

16 10 2021 | 10:45

Nobel prize: why climate modellers deserved the physics award – they’ve been proved right again and again

This year’s Nobel prize in physics has been split between Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi. While Parisi is a theoretical physicist, the other two are climate modellers whose work…

31 08 2021 | 09:37

It’s now or never: Scientists warn time of reckoning has come for the planet

The IPCC is unequivocal: we must take urgent action to curb global heating and prevent catastrophe. Will our policymakers and the Cop26 conference be up to the task? At the end of the 60s sci-fi…

30 07 2021 | 11:28

Earth’s inner core is growing more on one side than the other – here’s why the planet isn’t tipping

More than 5,000 kilometres beneath us, Earth’s solid metal inner core wasn’t discovered until 1936. Almost a century later, we’re still struggling to answer basic questions about when and how it…

17 07 2021 | 10:09

Attribution Science Could Bring More Wins in Climate Lawsuits.

Better use of the latest climate attribution science in lawsuits against companies and governments that pollute could bring far more wins in the courts, says a new study in Nature Climate Change.

20 04 2021 | 14:58

Guest post: How ‘high-resolution’ climate models will help Europe plan for extreme weather

“Convective” storms cause some of Earth’s most dramatic weather, including extreme rainfall, hail, lightning and severe wind gusts. Along with lighting up the skies, these storms frequently cause…

20 04 2021 | 10:04

Earth nearly lost all its oxygen 2.3 billion years ago

A new study pushes the permanent rise of oxygen in the atmosphere to 100 million years later than previously believed. Earth's transition to permanently hosting an oxygenated atmosphere was a…

20 04 2021 | 09:49

Reflections and projections on a decade of climate science.

To mark the tenth anniversary of Nature Climate Change, we asked a selection of researchers across the broad range of climate change disciplines to share their thoughts on notable developments of the…

24 03 2021 | 12:44

Scientists Want to Build a Solar-Powered Ark on the Moon to Protect Earth Species.

Scientists at the University of Arizona have proposed a literal conservation moonshot. The plan? A solar-powered ark containing seed, spore, sperm and egg samples from 6.7 million Earth species, to…

22 03 2021 | 10:28

One of the largest ecosystems on Earth lives beneath the seafloor and eats radiation byproducts.

That's pretty metal! Researchers at the University of Rhode Island’s (URI) Graduate School of Oceanography report that a whole ecosystem of microbes below the sea dines not on sunlight, but on…

22 03 2021 | 09:50

Common Misconceptions About Science I: “Scientific Proof”.

Why there is no such thing as a scientific proof. Misconceptions about the nature and practice of science abound and are sometimes even held by otherwise respectable practicing scientists themselves…

22 03 2021 | 09:27

Exotic crystals of 'ice 19' discovered.

Scientists have identified the 19th form of water ice. The exotic, four-sided crystals of this rare ice variety, now dubbed ice XIX, form at ultra-low temperatures and ultra-high pressures.  It only…

12 03 2021 | 09:24

Rare red sprite and blue jet create otherworldly light show above Hawaii.

Sprites and jets are fleeting atmospheric phenomena, hard enough to witness, let alone photograph.  But a new image from an observatory in Hawaii captures both a red sprite and a blue jet in the…

03 03 2021 | 10:57

Changes in Atlantic currents may have dire climate implications for the next century.

Without modifying human behaviour we run the risk of violent weather swings and a drastic effect on crops and ocean life.