Nature

Trees Emit Natural Aerosols That Seed Clouds

Researchers uncover processes behind the creation and evolution of natural aerosols, small atmospheric particles free from the influence of pollution, that can seed cloud formation. From Carnegie Mellon…





Past Monsoons Hold Key To Current Changes

A new Nature paper discusses the main influences on monsoon variability and their uncertainties, and argues that a coordinated effort to quantify what happened in the…


CO2 Linked To Eocene Warmth

Ancient marine sediments provide clues to future climate change.  Atmospheric CO2 was the major driver behind global climatic shifts that occurred between 53 and 34…


Soils Could Aid Climate Change Fight

Growing crops with deeper root systems, using charcoal-based composts and applying sustainable agriculture practices could each year help soils retain the equivalent of around a…