Climateprediction.net, the world’s largest climate forecasting experiment, has been shortlisted for the inaugural Guardian University Awards under the Outstanding research impact category. The newly established Guardian University Awards will recognise best practice, achievement and innovation across a range of categories.
At a recent event in Doha, prof. Myles Allen argued that we should not focus on reducing short-lived climate pollutants, such as methane and soot, at the expense of lowering CO2 emissions. Allen argued that long-lived and short-lived warming agents represent different types of threats, and comparing them simplistically may cause companies and countries to […]
A new record extracted from a stalagmite in Oregon reveals significant natural winter climate variability in western North America over the past 13,000 years. The team, lead by Dr. Vasile Ersek (Department of Earth Sciences and Oxford Climate Research Network coordinator) published the results in the latest issue of Nature Communications, and showed that in […]