Climate Science

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There are no natural disasters, only natural hazards whose probability is being altered by the climate crisis. Extreme weather events ... read more
‘Global warming’ is defined by the International Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) as an increase in combined air and sea ... read more
An anthrax outbreak raised the concern of ancient pathogens possibly reappearing as a result of very high temperatures and the ... read more
As one of life’s building blocks, phosphorus is an essential nutrient. The phosphorus cycle is tightly coupled with the nitrogen ... read more
Tree of life
The nitrogen cycle is the process by which nitrogen is transformed into nitrates, used by plants and animals in the ... read more
CO2 fertilisation effect refers to an increase in the photosynthesis process under heightened atmospheric CO2 levels. A stronger photosynthesis process ... read more
This article examines the concept of a remaining carbon budget, and analyses different scenarios based on various data sets. Varying ... read more
This article examines what exactly the IPCC reports are, and how they can be used to predict future climate scenarios ... read more
This is the second article in a series analysing the potential of nuclear fission energy, evaluating current policy and its ... read more
This article examines the definition of nuclear fission, and the advantages and disadvantages of it as an energy production process. ... read more