18th June 2014 Umbrella
Elizabeth Kendon and colleagues at the Met Office's Hadley Centre,
UK, have revealed that climate change will induce much heavier summer
rainfall events in the UK.
18th June 2014 Sugar
Francisco Mello and colleagues at the University of Sao Paulo in
Brazil have calculated the carbon payback time for soils where they
are used for sugar cane production to make ethanol.
24th April 2014 Biofuel
Adam Liska and colleagues at the University of Nebraska, USA, have
calculated that soil carbon losses via crop residues can undermine
the climate mitigation benefits if biofuels.
24th April 2014 Yes
The European Commission is set to award around 300m euro to support
a large-scale Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Yorkshire,
UK. The CO2 will then be buried under the North Sea.
21st March 2014 Mass
Shfaqat Khan and colleagues at the Technical University of Denmark
have found that regional warming has triggered ice loss from the
northeast Greenland ice sheet.
21st March 2014 Popcorn
Andy Challinor and international colleagues have reported that yields
of key crops such as wheat and maize may decrease in many areas
with 2 degrees C or more of temperature rise.