30th November 2013 Ocean
Thomas Frolicker and colleagues at ETH Zurich have suggested that
heat loss from the oceans may lead to continued warming long after
carbon dioxide emissions are stopped.
30th November 2013 Insure
Diane Horn of University of London and Michael McShane of Old Dominion
University, USA, have assessed the effectiveness of a flood insurance
response to future climate change impacts in the UK.
30th November 2013 Short
Neil Bowerman and colleagues at the University of Oxford, UK, have
assessed the climate change mitigation potential of reducing emissions
of methane and black carbon.
21st September 2013 Algal
Katharina Six of Max Planck in Germany, and colleagues, have warned
that ocean acidification may enhance global warming by reducing
sulphide emissions from ocean algae.
21st September 2013 Sink
Gert-Jan Nabuurs and colleagues at Wageningen University in the
Netherlands have suggested that the forest carbon sink in Europe
may be close to reaching saturation point.
21st September 2013 Pest
Daniel Bebber and colleagues at the University of Exeter, UK, have
assessed the rate of spread of crop pests in response to climate
warming. They report a poleward spread of 2.7km per year.