CLIMATE

A dramatic increase in dust storms across the western United States has occurred alongside an upsurge of valley fever. New research is exploring possible links between the two, and looking at the complex causes of both
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at the legal challenges that lie ahead
A study from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed that the Arctic tundra could release significant amounts of nitrous oxide (also known as laughing gas) into the atmosphere given the right conditions
Compared to other types of carbon sink, seagrass in Kenya can absorb 35 times more carbon – a fact that is helping to kick-start poverty alleviation schemes in the region
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at geoengineering the planet
Five experts weigh-in on the future of the Paris Agreement now that the United States federal government is no longer involved
Was last year’s El Niño a practice run for future climate change? In part two of a blog series for Geographical, Laura Cole shadows the University of Oxford’s Global Ecosystem Monitoring Network and its work to discover the impact of…
In a new report, researchers have calculated the global emissions of sulphur dioxide caused by volcanic activity
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at the trouble with funding
An unassuming beach in Denmark is absorbing record-breaking levels of carbon dioxide
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at the rise of methane
Could rail be the sustainable long-distance freight transport the world needs?

The true cost of meat

As one of the world’s biggest methane emitters, the meat industry has a lot more to concern itself with than merely dietary issues
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at the US under Donald Trump
Thunderstorms in the US could be transporting harmful mercury from the atmosphere to the ground
Last year saw several African countries the worst hit by extreme weather events, as developing nations continue to be most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change
Could extreme weather cast the deciding vote on the world’s most high profile election?
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at Canada’s carbon plan

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