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Global database gives more power to scientists

13 Jul 17 - Climate scientists will be able to more accurately study Earth’s temperature changes, thanks to a global database.

Earth's sixth mass extinction event under way

13 Jul 17 - A “biological annihilation” of wildlife in recent decades means a sixth mass extinction in Earth’s history is under way and is more severe than previously feared.

Artificial environments turning the world outside in

12 Jul 17 - When meltwater breached the global seed bank near Svalbard in May, after unusually warm weather, it served as a stark reminder of the need to safeguard humanity’s future in the face of increasing...

Wildlife faces climate survival and breeding problems

11 Jul 17 - Climate change could cast a dark shadow over the bees of Europe, with global warming posing sex problems for the sea turtles of the Atlantic.

Marine 'rats and cockroaches' thrive in our dying oceans

10 Jul 17 - Beneath the waves, swelling levels of carbon dioxide could be boosting some species to ecological dominance while dooming others.

Hopes of mild climate change dashed by new research

7 Jul 17 - Hopes that the world’s huge carbon emissions might not drive temperatures up to dangerous levels have been dashed by new research.

Climate more sensitive to CO2 than records suggest

7 Jul 17 - One of the key questions about climate change is the strength of the greenhouse effect.

This is how climate change will shift the world's cities

7 Jul 17 - Summers are already warmer than they used to be, and could get dramatically hotter by century’s end - a problem that will be felt most acutely in cities.

Air on board cruise ships could be worse than in polluted cities

4 Jul 17 - Some public areas on cruise ships could be more polluted than the world’s worst-affected cities, a new investigation reveals.

Half-a-degree makes all the difference, say scientists

3 Jul 17 - HALF-A-DEGREE of warming made a big difference to the type of weather Earth experienced in the past, scientists say.

Motu researchers win international praise

30 Jun 17 - New Zealand’s Motu Research has been named one of the 10 best climate policy think-tanks in the world.

Why destroying mangroves would be a mistake

30 Jun 17 - Destroying the world's mangroves could mean an extra seven million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year, scientists say.

Boaty McBoatface has been busy down under

30 Jun 17 - Boaty McBoatface has gathered 'unprecedented data' from its first expedition to Antarctica, scientists say.

Ocean levels on the rise ... and quickly

27 Jun 17 - Seas are rising faster, prompting scientists to warn that coastal adaptation plans should be put in place urgently.

Soil scientists back putting carbon in the ground

23 Jun 17 - Carbon sequestration in soil has the potential to enhance food security and mitigate climate change, says an international team of soil experts.

The story of climate change ... with a sting in the tail

20 Jun 17 - Worth a look: Here’s a short video to put recent climate change and carbon dioxide emissions into the context of the past 800,000 years.

DEAD CERT: This is when the anthropocene era began

15 Jun 17 - Israeli researchers claim to have pinpointed the first permanent geological change made by humankind, the moment when humans first altered the planet’s geology.

CLIMATE CASUALTIES: Where the wild things ... aren’t

14 Jun 17 - Climate change is multiplying existing threats to much of the natural world, and more species face an unparalleled extinction risk.

... and the future's not too bright for our trapdoor spider

14 Jun 17 - New Zealand's trapdoor spiders could disappear from many areas as a result of climate change, putting pressure on other species.

Hopes rise for longer-term climate forecasts

13 Jun 17 - A study of the interaction between sunlight, air, water and foliage should lead to better longer-term climate forecasts, scientists say.

12 Jun 17  What's pre-industrial climate ... and why does it matter?

9 Jun 17  COMPUTER GAMES: Science invests $18m in super stuff

8 Jun 17  Warmth will worsen wet and dry extremes

31 May 17  Nitrous oxide joins list of permafrost melt worries

31 May 17  GMO crops could expect a brighter future

31 May 17  Has ice analysis revealed the truth about lead in the air?

30 May 17  There's no way we can plant our way out of trouble

30 May 17  Global energy efficiency would slash CO2 emissions

30 May 17  BOB ON THE JOB: Dylan got it right, a hard rain's gonna fall

29 May 17  ‘Selfish’ genes contain the seeds of our destruction

26 May 17  BUDGET: Ice money will help climate work

24 May 17  World’s vanishing glaciers are putting millions at risk

23 May 17  Cuts now will take heat out of climate shocks

22 May 17  Scientists warn of more-frequent coastal flooding

22 May 17  Experts reject claim that 2deg target not worth it

18 May 17  New idea aims to keep plastic out of oceans

17 May 17  Warming world wiping out our prized penguin

16 May 17  Warming world threatens our ancient forests

16 May 17  Future looks rocky for alpine flowers

12 May 17  Oceans are running out of oxygen ... and quickly

10 May 17  Slow-freezing Alaska drives surge in carbon emissions

8 May 17  MICROBE MAGIC: How we can be mates with methane

5 May 17  April sure was wet ... and warm

5 May 17  Is the climate consensus 97%, 99.9%, or is tectonics a hoax?

5 May 17  CLIMATE CONSCIENCE: Believing is half the battle

3 May 17  Next decade will be critical for climate targets

2 May 17  HOT NEWS: Good chance El Niño will be back this year

2 May 17  Nitrite pollution puts warming waters at risk

2 May 17  Climate could drive coastal food webs to collapse

2 May 17  Sunscreen might be guilty of destroying coral reefs

28 Apr 17  Deep in the forest, there are trees giving off methane

27 Apr 17  Top scientist dismisses talk of warming slowdown

21 Apr 17  CARBON CREEP: Suddenly, CO2 hits the 410ppm mark

20 Apr 17  Harvard boffins to turn back the sun's rays

20 Apr 17  Harvesting fertiliser from ‘bionic’ leaves

19 Apr 17  Star Wars desert moisture farming comes a step closer

13 Apr 17  Permafrost thaw threatens flood of emissions

11 Apr 17  COOL IDEA: Forests offer way to ease climate fears

10 Apr 17  Crucial jet streams stall as the world gets warmer

6 Apr 17  Just four years left of the 1.5deg carbon budget

6 Apr 17  We're heading for the warmest climate in half-a-billion years

4 Apr 17  Soon we could be driving on eggshells and tomato skins

3 Apr 17  It's time to chase a Green Ribbon Award

31 Mar 17  Dead Sea drill shows unprecedented drought

30 Mar 17  Soil microbes hold key to climate puzzle

29 Mar 17  Green chemistry key to improving sustainability

28 Mar 17  US scientists go big with solar geoengineering

27 Mar 17  Science links China pollution haze and climate change

27 Mar 17  Warming world shrinks prospects for mammals

23 Mar 17  Climate change on pace to kill an Ice Age remnant

23 Mar 17  Grassland lab raises the alarm on species loss

21 Mar 17  US signs up for work on drought-resistant crops

20 Mar 17  Humans cause up to 70% of sea-ice loss

16 Mar 17  There's nothing like a healthy diet to beat climate change

14 Mar 17  Boaty McBoatface heads off to work in the southern seas

14 Mar 17  Scientists track down travelling droughts

10 Mar 17  Baring Head records show CO2 on the rise

10 Mar 17  Forests still key to mitigating climate change

7 Mar 17  That was summer ... and that's the way it's going to be

7 Mar 17  Scientists in NZ eye fish and climate world first

7 Mar 17  Self-powering buoy reports from southern seas

6 Mar 17  Water and soil muddy thinking on carbon budgets

6 Mar 17  WARM WORLD: It's hotter than we thought down there

3 Mar 17  CRUMBS! A loaf of bread takes it out of the environment

1 Mar 17  Poison algal blooms in our waterways will worsen

23 Feb 17  Aerosol study looks at great unknown in climate science

21 Feb 17  FEARS FOR FISH: Our oceans are running out of oxygen

20 Feb 17  Canada’s glacial ice loss raises sea level

20 Feb 17  Scientists study ocean absorption of human pollution

17 Feb 17  Why some of our glaciers are growing

17 Feb 17  Birds caught in climate-change traps

15 Feb 17  Introducing the terrifying maths of the Anthropocene

14 Feb 17  Norway saves skiing with climate-friendly snow

9 Feb 17  Climate change can move mountains

8 Feb 17  Scientists call for unravelling of basic climate change

1 Feb 17  When the heat is on, we need city-wide plans to keep cool

27 Jan 17  How tiny microbes are revolutionising big agriculture

27 Jan 17  Shampoo maker finds use for ocean of waste plastic

26 Jan 17  Why do the ecosystems we depend on collapse?

25 Jan 17  Science loses out to uninformed opinion – again

21 Dec 16  Global warming already causing local extinctions

20 Dec 16  Our scientists have had a busy year

20 Dec 16  Scientists confirm Antarctic glacier is melting

15 Dec 16  The stuff we've put on Earth weighs 30 trillion tonnes

14 Dec 16  THE HEAT GOES ON: This year will be our hottest

12 Dec 16  Unhealthy forests affect distant ecosystems

12 Dec 16  Tinkering with plants helps to boost crop yields

5 Dec 16  Cement develops an appetite for C02

25 Nov 16  Richer forest biodiversity could rake in billions

24 Nov 16  Trump to slam the lid on climate research by Nasa

23 Nov 16  Our sinking land at mercy of rising seawaters

23 Nov 16  UN plans early warning network as climate risks soar

23 Nov 16  The Arctic is a seriously weird place right now

16 Nov 16  European countries might have to import cow dung

15 Nov 16  Warming wreaks havoc with ecosystems

10 Nov 16  Plant biodiversity at risk as climate changes

9 Nov 16  We might be better than we think at absorbing carbon

8 Nov 16  Arctic Ocean could be ice-free before mid-century

7 Nov 16  Politicians feel the heat from rising temperatures

4 Nov 16  Why geo-engineering is unlikely to save the world

27 Oct 16  US faces megadroughts and superstorms

19 Oct 16  Trees do their job much better than we thought

18 Oct 16  Scientists' revolutionary plan can save the rainforest

18 Oct 16  BLOOM GLOOM: Climate causing plankton problem

13 Oct 16  Stargazing can give us keys to the world of climate change

10 Oct 16  10 things you should know about climate change

10 Oct 16  It's our age, but we've lost control of the planet

7 Oct 16  10 things you should know about climate change

6 Oct 16  10 things you should know about climate change

6 Oct 16  Pacific garbage patch far bigger than imagined

4 Oct 16  10 things you should know about climate change

4 Oct 16  What on earth is happening to Antarctica’s sea ice?

4 Oct 16  Greenland up in the air over melting ice sheets

4 Oct 16  Propaganda masks global climate warnings

3 Oct 16  10 things you should know about climate change

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27 Sep 16  SCIENCE AT WORK: Measuring the meltwater

26 Sep 16  Ten things you should know about climate change …

26 Sep 16  Sometimes the research doesn't do the job

23 Sep 16  Soil carbon storage not the fix we thought

23 Sep 16  Dire climate impacts go unheeded

21 Sep 16  New patent boosts CO2 capture hopes

20 Sep 16  Green glue hailed as gamechanger

8 Sep 16  Humans running the show, so let’s make sure we learn

7 Sep 16  Auckland chemist strikes gold in biogas breakthrough

7 Sep 16  A-CHOO!: Warming world set to raise pollen count

7 Sep 16  Time to move on life-saving soil science solutions

30 Aug 16  Welcome to the Anthropocene epoch ...

30 Aug 16  Americans face rising hurricane bills

29 Aug 16  Asia gets its own back ... soot, that is

24 Aug 16  Climate impact of clouds defies simple analysis

23 Aug 16  Rock-solid carbon storage hopes rise

16 Aug 16  Our marine farms might be feeling the pinch

16 Aug 16  Science studies the changing face of vegetation

16 Aug 16  'THE BLOB': How marine heatwaves are causing climate chaos

15 Aug 16  IBM develops cheaper biodegradable plastics

11 Aug 16  Local scientists probe use of artificial leaves

9 Aug 16  Mighty mangroves might be major weapon in climate fight

4 Aug 16  So far, we've had our hottest year since 1909

3 Aug 16  Little Ice Age analysis bodes ill for the future

1 Aug 16  NZ scientist to join key climate study

1 Aug 16  54 DEG: Searing Kuwait temp could be among the hottest

1 Aug 16  ... and it's staying warm here

27 Jul 16  Bacteria powers microscopic 'wind farm'

25 Jul 16  PHEW! Are these really winter temperatures?

25 Jul 16  Australians make hydrogen with near-zero emissions

19 Jul 16  Humans leave greater green fingerprints

12 Jul 16  How a single word sparked a four-year saga of climate fact-checking and blog backlash

12 Jul 16  Disturbing forests damages natural diversity

11 Jul 16  Reducing water pollution with microbes and wood chips

6 Jul 16  Humans drive evolution, creating and destroying species

4 Jul 16  Red alert sounds in the Arctic

1 Jul 16  Ozone hole appears to be healing, scientists say

30 Jun 16  Gases tracker tells a tale

14 Jun 16  HOW TO DO IT: Store CO2 by turning it into stone

10 Jun 16  Iceland geothermal plant turns CO2 into stone

2 Jun 16  Could baking-soda sponge mop up carbon emissions?

24 May 16  Antarctic glacier melt could raise sea level by 3m

20 May 16  Student finds way to make use of dumped plastic

18 May 16  South joins North in breaching carbon dioxide milestone

17 May 16  April hottest ... and that makes seven months in a row

13 May 16  RISING SEAS: It all depends on your neighbourhood

12 May 16  Rainstorms whip up airborne dust problem

10 May 16  Can we save the algae biofuel industry?

9 May 16  Cow-gas fix no silver bullet for us, says researcher

4 May 16  Why scientists must challenge poor media reporting

2 May 16  Scientists see the future in natural resources

28 Apr 16  How ancient warm periods can help to predict climate change

19 Apr 16  Soil could save Earth from overheating

15 Apr 16  Scientists to join forces on 1.5C climate report

15 Apr 16  Blame burning fossil fuels for most sea-level rise

12 Apr 16  If our ecosystems are threatened, let’s move them

11 Apr 16  Drought-ravaged California is feeling the pressure

6 Apr 16  Plants find cool response to warming

4 Apr 16  Scientists crack secrets of wood-based glass

1 Apr 16  Nasa readies green fuel to drive its spacecraft

1 Apr 16  What does the science really say about sea-level rise?

1 Apr 16  Science grapples with climate conundrums

17 Mar 16  Stretching the laws of physics will make a world of difference

17 Mar 16  Meltdown Earth: Is there anyone out there listening?

14 Mar 16  Food production threatens to overwhelm climate efforts

14 Mar 16  Plastic-munching bacteria could fuel recycling revolution

11 Mar 16  Massive sea level rise if southern ice sheet melts

11 Mar 16  Sorry, but throwing seawater at Antarctica won't fix the problem

10 Mar 16  ECO SCARE: We're chomping through our resources

9 Mar 16  Climate could have killed off ichthyosaurs

9 Mar 16  The Great White Hope of climate science gets darker

9 Mar 16  Human fingerprint on extreme weather goes back to the 30s

4 Mar 16  Future food needs decisions now, says report

4 Mar 16  If you think this is hot, think again

3 Mar 16  Clever machine measures soil gases

29 Feb 16  Runaway emissions could make Earth uninhabitable

26 Feb 16  WARNING: Why we must slash emissions now

26 Feb 16  Scientists calculate our debt to the Earth

24 Feb 16  New study finds Antarctic ice sheets vulnerable

24 Feb 16  To meet Paris goals, do we need to engineer the climate?

24 Feb 16  Why Paris should make us feel a whole lot better

24 Feb 16  How ‘greenhouse century’ has pushed up sea levels

22 Feb 16  Carbon capture could be costly and risky

9 Feb 16  Oceans are heating up ... at the double

9 Feb 16  How human impacts fuel weather extremes

2 Feb 16  Sick seas paint picture of how our future could be

2 Feb 16  Ancient plankton give up secrets to science

25 Jan 16  Kiwis might be cool, but the heat is still on

25 Jan 16  The last time it was this hot hippos lived in Britain

18 Jan 16  Science opens routes to energy recycling

23 Nov 15  How climate change has taken a turn for the worse

12 Oct 15  It's easy ... now you can be your own climate scientist

28 Sep 15  Arctic thaw would cost half of world's annual earnings

21 Sep 15  The global warming slowdown is an illusion

7 Sep 15  Smart modelling to help with aquifer management

7 Sep 15  Greener cities are best at taming urban heat

7 Sep 15  Scientists to probe ocean acidification

4 May 15  Man-made climate change increases extinction dangers

22 Dec 14  Extremes a concern as planet gets hotter and colder

8 Dec 14  It doesn't take much to turn up the temperature

24 Nov 14  NZ carbon measuring project turns 60

10 Nov 14  Climate change will send pollen count soaring

22 Sep 14  Move over, Queensland, here comes the Great Sydney Reef

22 Sep 14  Drought now could be drought forever in California

22 Sep 14  We can make a good life for most in the doughnut

22 Sep 14  Twister terror coming earlier in Tornado Alley

25 Aug 14  New facts show importance of Antarctic ice

25 Aug 14  It's happened before ... a long, long time ago

18 Aug 14  Climate change the enemy of ancient cities

1 Aug 14  If the Southern Alps look different, it's because they're losing snow and ice

25 Jul 14  PHEW! We sweated it out last winter, the hottest on record

25 Jul 14  The pre-Holocene climate is returning – and it won’t be fun

18 Jul 14  Green cities make us feel better, says study

18 Jul 14  Believe it, Mr Abbott, climate change is hurting Australia

11 Jul 14  Cut emissions, say scientists, it's the only way

27 Jun 14  NZ has warmest winter

11 Apr 14  NZ climate change film goes global

21 Mar 14  Scientists raise threat of methane in rivers

14 Mar 14  It's going to get warmer, says NASA

14 Mar 14  Did Genghis Khan ride to world domination on the back of climate change?

7 Mar 14  Worsening flood losses the face of the future

28 Feb 14  And the answer is ...

28 Feb 14  Sea-level rises threaten island havens

21 Feb 14  Scientists find key methane micro-organism

20 Dec 13  Young scientist sets sights on future of the mozzie

6 Dec 13  Study points finger at troublesome native birds

29 Nov 13  Southern Alps glaciers in state of rapid change

8 Nov 13  Massey scientists unlock plant secrets

1 Nov 13  Marsden money goes to climate change research

27 Sep 13  IPCC serious over sea levels

6 Sep 13  La Nina effect cause of warming pause

16 Aug 13  Scientists find methane super seep

16 Aug 13  Soot and methane not the whole emissions story

21 Jun 13  Scientists win funds for Antarctica study

8 Mar 13  Climate challenges in the spotlight

8 Mar 13  Droughts ... you'd better get used to them

25 Jan 13  Ice fish don't mind if the climate gets warmer

14 Dec 12  Twenty-year-old predictions looking good

5 Oct 12  Millions to be spent on climate-proofing

5 Oct 12  Our lakes are warming up, says report

5 Oct 12  Rena spill becomes part of community study

14 Sep 12  Court rejects challenge to weather records

7 Sep 12  Quake city threatened, says ice scientist

24 Aug 12  Niwa gets bulk of new research money

17 Aug 12  Fish on the move, say ocean scientists

27 Jul 12  Greenland melting faster

13 Jul 12  Stripping of Lauder station a 'travesty'

24 Feb 12  Clouds give clue to changing climate

17 Feb 12  Scientists eye water-powered meter

10 Feb 12  NZ scientists caught up in climate row

2 Dec 11  Scientists see big job for southern seas

2 Dec 11  New microscope makes pollen job easier

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