Yes, plants need carbon dioxide. No, that doesn’t mean it’s harmless.

— 23 Jun 2022

“The benefit[s] of increasing CO2 concentrations for plant growth are increasingly being outweighed by the negative impacts, especially of global warming. This is true for natura...

Water scarcity in a changing climate: will drought get worse with warming?

— 20 May 2022

"The thing to remember is that drought is a very complex phenomenon. For one, drought is not just precipitation. Drought is also soil moisture and streamflow. This is an important ..

How sea ice in the Arctic and the Antarctic is influenced by climate change

— 27 Jan 2022

“The decreases have accelerated since the 1990s and have been part of a consistent suite of changes in the Arctic, including rising atmospheric temperatures, melting land ice, th...

Demonetization of climate change misinformation on Youtube: a quick check on the implementation of Google Ads’ new policy

— 20 Dec 2021

Google announced that any content, including YouTube videos, that ‘contradicts well-established scientific consensus around the existence and causes of climate change’ would no...

Explainer: How the rise and fall of CO2 levels influenced the ice ages

— 02 Jun 2021

The Earth’s climate has been quite stable over the past 11,000 years, playing an important role in the development of human civilisation. Prior to that, the Earth experienced an ...

The potentials and limitations of tree plantings as a climate solution

— 11 Jun 2020

the international conversation on tree plantings as a solution to reducing CO2 emissions in the atmosphere and mitigating the rise in global surface temperature is mixed, with judg...

“Planet of the Humans” documentary misleads viewers about renewable energy

— 04 May 2020

Instead of presenting life cycle analyses for solar and wind generation or quantifying electric vehicle emissions that could inform viewers, Planet of the Humans misleads with broa...

How is Arctic warming linked to the ‘polar vortex’ and other extreme weather?

— 01 Feb 2019

Over the past decade, a growing body of research has proposed ways in which rapid Arctic warming can lead to harsh winters, summer heatwaves and even floods and droughts across the...

How credible were 2018’s most popular climate articles?

— 24 Jan 2019

Compared to last year’s top 10, there is a notable lack of low credibility stories. Two stories garnered mixed reviews from scientists. In one case, this was an article detailing...

Climate misinformation video reaches broad audience with help from Youtube recommendation algorithm

— 21 Dec 2018

YouTube's recommendation algorithm recently began promoting a video about climate change on dozens of popular Youtube channels; the video has been promoted to between 300,000 and 2...