The increased extent of wetlands in Tropical Africa, especially in South Sudan, is linked to one third of the global emission increase in the last decade.



📷 INPE via Flickr :CreativeCommons: :ByAttribution: :ShareAlike:

🌋 Large volcanic eruptions produced exceptionally dry conditions in North America, Europe and Asia in the last millennium.


is almost too big a problem to study. The solution? Volcanoes. 🌋

"As has built up in the atmosphere over the past decades, many tree species have also been growing faster. By taking carbon out of the atmosphere and locking it away in their bodies, trees have partially been making up for the CO2 we continue to spew from our power plants, tailpipes, and factories".

"Ocean color has become a vital metric in in recent years, since it is difficult, if not impossible, to measure surface temperature across the world’s vast oceans". 🌊

"If climate scientists would act as if climate change is a personal choice problem, rather than a tragedy of the commons, that may give the wrong impression".

Blog post by @VictorVenema


"The Saudis didn't refuse to welcome the (IPCC) report because they don't believe the science is right.

They did so because they know it is".

Impressive time series of global atmospheric CH4 levels for the last 1000 years.

USA, China, Russia, Australia, Canada fail to fulfill Paris Agreement goals. Leading to +5 °C warming!


Brazil's presidential elections 

Europe is planning to build miniature CO2-monitoring satellites to determine whether nations are meeting pledges to cut greenhouse-gas emissions.

The Anthropocene ❓ 

Wet season's precipitation rate 💦 in the northern Amazon rainforest has been increasing in the last 30 years due to warming ♨️ of the Atlantic Ocean, study finds.

Our recent study on light absorption over central Amazonia was published today on ACP :oa:

The significant increase of black and brown carbon during El Niño 2015/6 shows how the atmosphere can be affected if warmer and drier conditions are more prevalent in the future.


Temperate crops will be strongly affected by .

"Eleven European countries are predicted to see 75 percent or higher increases in insect-induced wheat losses, including the U.K., Denmark, Sweden and Ireland".

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