Largest ice shelf in Antarctica moves once or twice a day

Ice stream activity triggers sudden displacement of Ross Ice Shelf.

Climate change could decrease life expectancy by half a year: study

A 1°C increase in global temperature reduces the average human lifespan by about five months and one week.

Up to 11 million tonnes of plastic pollution is sitting on the ocean floor

Ocean floor a 'reservoir' for plastic pollution, world-first study finds.

Indoor air quality standards should be introduced around the globe

Mandating indoor air quality for public buildings

Several air contaminants are linked to children’s asthma symptoms

It’s not just one pollutant that can be linked to asthma outcomes.

Insights into the role of microbes in coral thermal bleaching

Microbes impact coral bleaching susceptibility in new study.

First ice-free day in the Arctic could occur decades earlier than previously thought

Arctic could see summer days with practically no sea ice.

How the clustering of clouds and storms impacts rainfall extremes?

New climate model shows more extreme rainfall in the tropics with increased temperatures.

New carbon capture method powered by clean, geothermal energy

A climate-friendly way to capture carbon dioxide in the air.

Using artificial photosynthesis to create biodegradable plastics

The system doubles the efficiency of fumaric acid production.

Polar bears unlikely to adapt to longer summers

More time stranded on land means greater risk of starvation for polar bears.

Study explains how soil traps carbon

New findings explain how soil sequesters plant-based carbon from the atmosphere.

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