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Tiny microenvironments in the ocean hold clues to global nitrogen cycle

A new study shows that nitrogen-feeding organisms exist all over the deep ocean, and not just in large oxygen-depleted 'dead zones,' changing the way we think about the delicate nitrogen cycle. »
21 Apr, 19:10 - sciencedaily -  - 

What steps can the UK take to reach net zero emissions by 2050?

The government has pledged to review its long-term climate targets. Renewable energy, housing and and transport are just some areas where new policies could cut emissions fast. More wind farms, solar power and electric cars: these are likely to be the future of the UK, under government plans announced this week to seek a zero-carbon economy in the next 30 years. »
20 Apr, 18:30 - guardian -  - 

Great Barrier Reef coral predicted to last at least 100 years before extinction from climate change

A common Great Barrier Reef coral species has enough genetic diversity to survive at least 100 years before succumbing to global warming, researchers predict. »
20 Apr, 06:10 - sciencedaily -  - 

Japan carbon capture site shows promise for industrial use

A test site in Japan for burying carbon dioxide (CO2) below the seabed off Hokkaido island is showing more promise than other carbon, capture and storage (CCS) projects by cutting costs and increasing efficiency, its developer says. »
19 Apr, 10:52 - reuters -  - 

Low-Carbon Investment Is Moving Too Slowly to Rein in Warming, U.N. Warns

Growing recognition of climate change’s economic threat has not stymied fossil fuel investments -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 Apr, 23:20 - scientificamerican -  - 

Study reveals new Antarctic process contributing to sea level rise and climate change

A new study has revealed a previously undocumented process where melting glacial ice sheets change the ocean in a way that further accelerates the rate of ice melt and sea level rise. »
18 Apr, 23:20 - sciencedaily -  - 

The Commonwealth can kickstart a global offensive on climate change | Jacinda Ardern

The task ahead is immense, but New Zealanders know it can be achieved. We have a proud history of this kind of leadership. Leaders of Commonwealth nations are meeting in London this week instead of the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu because things did not go according to plan. »
18 Apr, 09:30 - guardian -  - 

To lead on climate, countries must commit to zero emissions | Isabella Lövin

The UK’s climate laws forged a path for others to follow. But as progressive nations commit to zero emissions, it must reclaim its leading role, writes Sweden’s deputy prime minister What does it mean for a nation to be a “climate leader” in 2018? At the very least, it must mean having a firm plan in place to deliver your nation’s fair share of the Paris agreement. »
17 Apr, 14:30 - guardian -  - 

UK to review climate target raising hopes of a zero emissions pledge

The government pledged in 2016 to enshrine a zero target in law to meet its Paris commitments, but has yet to pass any legislation. The UK is to review its long-term target to cut climate emissions as part of global efforts to curb rising temperatures, the government has announced. »
17 Apr, 14:30 - guardian -  - 

National energy guarantee will 'lock in' poor climate outcomes, ACT says

ACT will push for improvements as federal energy minister Josh Frydenberg urges states and territories to get behind scheme Sign up to receive the top stories every morning. »
17 Apr, 11:20 - guardian -  - 

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