Planet Earth stories
There are 103 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Atmosphere".
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- 1. Hay Trans.MISSION Q&A with Chris Haughton and Dr Emily Shuckburgh
Dr Emily Shuckburgh worked with author and illustrator Chris Haughton to show how scientists measure the impacts of CO2 over time.
- 2. Hay Trans.MISSION Q&A with Dan Binns and Professor Ally Lewis
Aardman director Dan Binns teamed up with Professor Ally Lewis to explore the surprising amount of air pollution emitted by the home.
- 3. Hay Trans.MISSION Q&A with Nicola Davies and Professor Ed Hawkins
Poet Nicola Davies teamed up with Professor Ed Hawkins to explore climate and weather in a series of poems set to images.
- 4. Securing the UK's natural carbon storage
The UK's spectacular scenery attracts millions of visitors from around the world. Iconic heath, peatland and sea lochs don't just look beautiful though. They are shaped by the changing climate.
- 5. How cities draw the heat
It is 15 years since the UK sweltered in the record-breaking 2003 summer heatwave. While the sunshine was welcome to many, it also brought deadly consequences, with more than 2,000 people across England and Wales dying in the stifling heat
- 6. Where does bad air come from?
Auchencorth Moss is one of Scotland's distinctive moorlands, this precious habitat is now providing valuable information for scientists working to combat air pollution in cities and towns across the country.
- 7. 30 years of healing the ozone layer
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The signing of the Montreal Protocol was a landmark political event. The treaty is the first in the history of the United Nations to achieve universal ratification. Environmental science made it happen.
- 8. The UK researchers seeking origins of China's smog
Research being conducted at a Beijing super-site is monitoring concentrations and varieties of airborne particles and volatile gases in the atmosphere and their potential impact on human health.
- 9. Trees of the sea share their secrets
Coralline algae are found on nearly every shore in the world and could be holding important clues to climate change. Kelvin Boot explores.
- 10. New images capture Into the blue spirit
Pictured together for the first time, two of NERC's key scientific instruments capture the essence of Into the blue, a public showcase of environmental science in the northwest of England where both ship and aircraft will be on display.
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