Category: Climate Change

Forests, carbon sinks, cannot make up for delays in decarbonizing the economy: study

World Wildlife Fund Credit: CC0 Public Domain To stabilize the Earth’s climate for people and ecosystems, it is imperative to ramp up natural climate solutions and, at the same time, accelerate mitigation efforts across the energy and industrial sectors, according to a new policy perspective published today in Science. Among their findings, the researchers warn that […]

How global climate influences sediment input and basin water conditions in a young rift

 University of Southampton Core from one of the expedition boreholes, showing sediments deposited during the glaciated periods in the last 800,000 years. Credit: International Ocean Discovery Program, Volume 381, 2019 New results from the Gulf of Corinth, Greece, a continental rift zone where the first stage of ocean basin formation is taking place, show how […]