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Density-compensated overturning in the Labrador Sea

This finding reveals the critical role of density compensation in setting the strength of the overturning circulation in the Labrador Sea.

17 Jan 2020 Nature Geoscience

Future subtropical warming accelerates tropical climate change

Earth’s future warming will not be identical everywhere.

15 Jan 2020 Nature Climate Change

Sea-ice-free Arctic makes permafrost vulnerable to thawing

Significant decreases of Arctic sea ice have been observed in recent years, and the Arctic is expected to be free of summer sea ice in the coming decades. Such loss of sea ice is likely to lead to an acceleration of thawing of permafrost in Siberia and to consequent release of carbon.

8 Jan 2020 Nature

Shutdown of coal-fired plants in U.S. saves lives and improves crop yields

Between 2005 and 2016, the shift away from coal saved an estimated 26,610 lives and 570 million bushels of crops.

7 Jan 2020 Nature Sustainability

A better estimate of water-level rise in the Ganges delta

Although the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta is the largest and most densely populated delta in the world (2), and one of the places most vulnerable to climate change, the extent and impact of water-level rise there remain poorly known.

6 Jan 2020 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Formation of a huge underwater volcano offshore the Comoros

Seismologists of the GFZ observe processes in the upper mantle for the first time before the formation of an enormous underwater eruption.

6 Jan 2020 Nature Geoscience

Antarctic waters: Warmer with more acidity and less oxygen

The increased freshwater from melting Antarctic ice sheets plus increased wind has reduced the amount of oxygen in the Southern Ocean and made it more acidic and warmer.

6 Jan 2020 Nature Geoscience

In ancient scottish rings, a cautionary tale on climate, politics and survival

A 1600s famine with echoes in the age of Brexit.

4 Jan 2020 Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research

Climate signals detected in global weather

Climate researchers have responded that climate is not the same thing as weather.

2 Jan 2020 Nature Climate Change

North Atlantic Current may cease temporarily in the next century

Total collaps in the next 1,000 years unlikely.

30 Dec 2019 Scientific Reports

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