• December 22, 2017
  • Careers @ MIT

AGAGE Jobs: New Openings for Research Scientist, Postdoc Associate (Dec 2017)

MIT Center for Global Change Science (CGCS) seeks a Research Scientist and a Postdoctoral Associate. Apply to work in the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE) and a large atmospheric chemistry group at MIT.

  • October 31, 2017
  • The Conversation

World greenhouse gas levels made unprecedented leap in 2016

According to figures released by the World Meteorological Organisation, atmospheric CO₂ concentrations reached the highest level for at least 3 million years.

  • September 14, 2017
  • The Conversation

After 30 years of the Montreal Protocol, the ozone layer is gradually healing

The treaty, signed in September 1987, is slowly but surely reversing the damage caused to the ozone layer by industrial gases.

  • August 8, 2017
  • BBC Radio

BBC Radio: Counting Carbon

What do Indian cows, Russian CD-ROMs and Italian refrigeration have in common? They're all symptoms of a massive problem.

  • May 31, 2017
  • The Conversation

Global stocktake shows the 43 greenhouse gases driving global warming

The data cover the past 2,000 years without gaps, and are the result of a compilation of measurements analysed by dozens of laboratories around the world.

  • April 17, 2017
  • University of Bristol

Banned industrial solvent sheds new light on methane mystery

Since 2007, scientists have been searching to find the cause of a sudden and unexpected global rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas, following almost a decade in which concentrations had stayed relatively constant.

  • December 5, 2016
  • State of the Climate

Australian Government State of the Climate 2016 Released

Every two years, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) release a State of the Climate Report for Australia. State of the Climate 2016 is their fourth climate report. All State of the Climate reports (2016,...

  • November 14, 2016
  • The Conversation

Cape Grim celebrates 40 years of continuous operation

In 2016, an isolated scientific outpost in northwest Tasmania made a historic finding. The Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station measured carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere  exceeding 400 parts per million.

  • July 15, 2016

SPARC Report no. 7 released: The Mystery of Carbon Tetrachloride

The seventh SPARC science report on 'The Mystery of Carbon Tetrachloride' is now available! The report helps to answer policy-relevant questions related to the global budget of carbon tetrachloride, an important ozone-depleting substance, closing the gap between emissions reported to UNEP's Ozone...

  • May 16, 2016
  • The Conversation

Southern hemisphere joins north in breaching carbon dioxide milestone

The background atmospheric carbon dioxide levels measured at Cape Grim on Tasmania’s northwest coast have officially passed the 400 parts per million (ppm) mark. Our measurements, compiled by our team at CSIRO together with the Bureau of Meteorology, show that the milestone was reached on May 10.