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In the last decades, little sea ice in the Arctic in fall has been associated with cold winters in Europe. A new study signals little reason to prepare for frosty nights and heavy snow, despite less than normal ice in the north.

Have you ever wanted to go back in time? It is not so easy in the real world, but in the model world anything is possible.

Earth has been a snowball. In a new study, Heiko Goelzer and colleagues have used an Earth system model to study the transitions between a glaciated and a non-glaciated Earth, around 700 million years ago.

Injecting particles into the atmosphere would reduce the temperature increase. But for the world’s ecosystems there is no alternative to mitigation efforts.

Cyclones in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are affected by the Gulf Stream and the Kuroshio. The temperature of the water below is only one of the factors controlling their development.

From autumn 2021, Kerim Nisancioglu's climate and sustainability course enters a whole new campus: aboard the tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl, in the Caribbean. But before she sets sail, Meike Becker will install observation instruments to collect data from the sea surface all around the world.