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Desertification and monsoon climate change linked to shifts in ice volume and sea level

Desertification and monsoon climate change linked to shifts in ice volume and sea level

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 11:31 GMT

The East Asian summer monsoon and desertification in Eurasia is driven by fluctuating Northern Hemisphere ice volume and global sea level during the Ice Age, as shown in a study published in Nature Communications.

Measurements by school pupils paved way for key research findings

Press Releases   •   Mar 10, 2017 07:30 GMT

With their measurements and samples, nearly 3,500 schoolchildren have assisted a research study on lakes and global warming, now published in the journal Scientific Reports. The results show that water temperatures generally remain low despite the air becoming warmer. This helps to curb the emission of greenhouse gases.

Endangered Australasian marsupials are ancient survivors of climate change

Endangered Australasian marsupials are ancient survivors of climate change

Press Releases   •   Nov 24, 2016 10:00 GMT

In a new paper, published in Scientific Reports, an international team of researchers has analysed fossils and DNA from living and recently extinct species to show that conservation sensitive Australasian marsupials are much older than previously thought.

Kevin Anderson is the new Zennström visiting Professor in Climate Change Leadership

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2016 09:33 BST

Climate researcher Kevin Anderson will be Uppsala University’s second holder of the Zennström visiting professorship in Climate Change Leadership. He will continue the work of Doreen Stabinsky in establishing an environment that will be unique, both in Sweden and in the world.