Geophysical Research Letters





Earth’s Albedo Is Stable Says Study

New data on the variability of the Earth’s reflectance – its albedo – over the last 16 years has been published in Geophysical Research Letters. The…



Farms Main Source Of Aerosol Air Pollution

Farms are the dominant source of fine particulate air pollution across much of the world, according to new research.  Ammonia from heavily fertilized fields and livestock…


Mann Paper: Pause Was Not Foreseeable

Paper from climate scientist Michael Mann and colleagues asks whether the recent slowdown, or pause as some refer to it, in global warming was predictable?…


Leftover Warm Water Fuelled El Niño

Leftover warm water in Pacific Ocean fuelled the recent massive El Niño. A similar event occurred in 1990. That year, easterly winds counteracted a budding El Niño, and leftover…


Tropics Push High Clouds Poleward

Expanding tropics are pushing high altitude clouds towards poles, NASA study finds. A previously observed trend of high altitude clouds in the mid-latitudes shifting toward…