Global warming

Excitation of carbon cycle could lead mass extinction

Absorption of carbon dioxide on Earth's ocean beyond threshold level can cause extreme ocean acidification due to excitation of Earth’s Carbon Cycle and could be the cause of sixth mass destruction.

Planting 1 billion hectares of forest could help check global warming

The world is getting warmer. Whether the cause is a human activity or natural variability—and the preponderance of evidence says it’s humans—thermometer readings all...

Green material for refrigeration identified

When put under pressure, plastic crystals of neopentylglycol yield huge cooling effects – enough that they are competitive with conventional coolants. In addition, the...

Future sea level rise could be much lower than previously feared

Two papers distributed in Nature this week call into uncertainty ongoing forecasts of unavoidable Antarctic ice sheet collapse. The first paper proposes that continued...

Dimming the Sun to combat global warming

Researchers are proposing an ingenious yet so far unproven approach to tackle climate change. They are planning to spray sun-dimming chemicals into the Earth's atmosphere. In...