atmosphere

Αποτελέσματα 1 - 20 | από συνολικά 24
30 11 2021 | 09:27

Australia declares La Niña phenomenon has begun

Australia has said a La Niña event has developed for a second consecutive year, meaning there is a greater risk locally of floods and cyclones. Last time the weather phenomenon contributed to "once…

30 08 2021 | 14:36

Atmospheric CO2 Levels Haven't Been This High in 800,000 Years: NOAA

A major report on climate says both greenhouse gas concentrations and global sea levels hit record highs in 2020. Bolstering the case for meaningful climate action, a major report released Wednesday…

23 08 2021 | 12:33

Toxic air pollution is affecting over 3.1 million school children across England

City Hall analysis shows 3.1 million school children are being exposed to air pollution levels exceeding World Health Organisation limits on PM2.5. School areas in London have shown to have much…

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…

12 03 2021 | 08:52

Oozing tendrils of lava spew from Mount Etna in spectacular nighttime photos.

Europe's most active volcano is having an epic couple of weeks. Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, has been belching ash, smoke and lava over the Sicilian countryside for more than two weeks…

27 09 2020 | 08:46

Five cyclones churn in Atlantic Ocean for only second time in history.

  Bermuda shutters schools and ports for Hurricane Paulette Hurricane Sally moves towards US Gulf coast   For only the second time in recorded history, five tropical cyclones are churning in the…

27 09 2020 | 08:03

Climate Explained: Methane Is Short-Lived in the Atmosphere but Leaves Long-Term Damage.

Methane is a shorter-lived greenhouse gas - why do we average it out over 100 years? By doing so, do we risk emitting so much in the upcoming decades that we reach climate tipping points? The…

23 07 2020 | 19:34

Satellites track unusual Saharan dust plume.

Every summer, the wind carries large amounts of desert dust particles from the hot and dry Sahara Desert in northern Africa across the Atlantic Ocean. Data from the Copernicus Sentinel satellites and…

16 07 2020 | 08:36

Cold comfort: climate may take decades to respond to carbon cuts.

Study on impact of Covid-19 lockdowns on temperature suggests next generation may benefit. It seems logical that if we dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions the global temperature will go down,…

14 07 2020 | 09:23

Climate Explained: What the World Was Like the Last Time Carbon Dioxide Levels Were at 400ppm.

What was the climate and sea level like at times in Earth’s history when carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was at 400ppm? The last time global carbon dioxide levels were consistently at or above 400…

12 07 2020 | 08:24

Earth's magnetic field changes 10 times faster than once thought.

New simulations visualized the field's shifting flows over 100,000 years. Our planet's dynamic magnetic field can change direction far more quickly than scientists suspected.

27 04 2020 | 06:23

NASA Reports Arctic Stratospheric Ozone Depletion Hit Record Low in March.

Ozone levels above the Arctic reached a record low for March, NASA researchers report. An analysis of satellite observations show that ozone levels reached their lowest point on March 12 at 205…

01 03 2020 | 14:20

Climate change: Arctic permafrost now melting at levels not expected until 2090.

Watch the video here. Related video: 'Mothers Rise Up' protesters gather in May to demand action on climate change

01 03 2020 | 13:56

‘The only uncertainty is how long we’ll last’: a worst case scenario for the climate in 2050.

The Future We Choose, a new book by the architects of the Paris climate accords, offers two contrasting visions for how the world might look in thirty years (read the best case scenario here)

01 03 2020 | 11:32

Outdoor cafe warmers spark heated debate in Paris.

Outdoor heaters: Paris campaigners want them banned A campaign is underway in Paris to ban heaters due to concerns about their electricity use. Since the smoking ban, there has been a mass move to…

29 01 2020 | 17:08

Researchers predict near-record annual increase in atmospheric CO2.

Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations are on track for one of their largest annual increases since record-keeping began in 1958, driven in part by the bushfire calamity sweeping Australia, the UK…

26 08 2019 | 07:32

The Koch Brothers Have A Mandate To Destroy The EV Revolution — Are You Buying In?

They’re the Koch Brothers. Their subsidiaries focus on all things fossil fuels and chemicals, from manufacturing, refining, and distribution of petroleum, to polymers, minerals, and fertilizers, to…

23 08 2019 | 08:42

Study reveals that major UK hospitals are surrounded by toxic air.

A study by the British Lung Foundation & UK100 reported that 248 hospitals (17 per cent of the total) in the UK are located in areas with particle pollution above WHO guidelines. The new data…

13 06 2019 | 13:32

Urban consumption accounts for 10% of global emissions.

Research, released by C40 Cities, finds that consumption-based emissions from almost 100 of the world’s biggest cities represent 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. The report, Future of Urban…

05 06 2019 | 07:51

Bill Nye Explains Carbon Pricing

Bill Nye Explains Carbon Pricing on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver * may 12, 2019 (intended for educational and entertainment purposes only)     30 May 2019