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Publishes a daily news story on climate and energy. Our mission has always been to provide reliable, accessible climate science journalism in order to inform a world where climate misinformation is commonplace and where climate change still isn't a mainstream concern.

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Racing ice loss strips Greenland of mass
Greenland is shrinking, losing ice seven times faster than a generation ago. Scientists have taken a new and ominous measure of polar loss.

Jet stream changes may hit global breadbaskets
Food shortages and civil disturbances may result from changes in the jet stream winds which circle the Earth, scientists say.

Investors fight back against climate wreckers
Investors are using their shareholdings to force polluting companies to change their ways and cut carbon emissions.

Greenland ice melt feeds glacier instability
In a runaway effect, the Greenland ice melt lets surface water gurgle down to the bedrock -- and at unexpected speeds.

Coal is now too hot for insurers to handle
Empires were once built on it, but coal is now too hot for many former backers as more insurers withdraw.

New water for old as glaciers vanish
Voids left as glaciers vanish could be used to store spring snowmelt and rainfall to save the valleys below from summer droughts.

Worst hurricanes both more frequent and harmful
The worst hurricanes are increasing. It's not just that there are more potential victims than before. There are also more disastrous storms.

Conservation pays its way handsomely
Money does grow on trees. The conservation of a native forest is natural capital, its cash value often reaching trillions of dollars.

Do your maths and tackle the climate crisis
So you want to be a climate scientist? For a start, you'll need good maths. And Oxford educators have found a way to help you.

Earth nears irreversible tipping points
Changes afoot now in at least nine areas could drastically alter the Earth's climate. There's no time left to act on these tipping points.