Browse Articles

  • Article |

    A combination of the level and rate of human-induced warming allows estimation of remaining emission budgets to peak warming across a broad range of scenarios, suggests an analysis of emissions budgets expressed in terms of CO2-forcing-equivalent emissions.

    • Nicholas J. Leach
    • , Richard J. Millar
    • , Karsten Haustein
    • , Stuart Jenkins
    • , Euan Graham
    •  & Myles R. Allen
  • News & Views |

    If emissions continue at the present-day rate, about 22 years are left until global mean warming reaches the 1.5 °C Paris Agreement target, suggests a new metric based on the observed level and rate of anthropogenic warming.

    • Katarzyna B. Tokarska
  • Author Correction |

    • T. Datry
    • , A. Foulquier
    • , R. Corti
    • , D. von Schiller
    • , K. Tockner
    • , C. Mendoza-Lera
    • , J. C. Clément
    • , M. O. Gessner
    • , M. Moleón
    • , R. Stubbington
    • , B. Gücker
    • , R. Albariño
    • , D. C. Allen
    • , F. Altermatt
    • , M. I. Arce
    • , S. Arnon
    • , D. Banas
    • , A. Banegas-Medina
    • , E. Beller
    • , M. L. Blanchette
    • , J. F. Blanco-Libreros
    • , J. J. Blessing
    • , I. G. Boëchat
    • , K. S. Boersma
    • , M. T. Bogan
    • , N. Bonada
    • , N. R. Bond
    • , K. C. Brintrup Barría
    • , A. Bruder
    • , R. M. Burrows
    • , T. Cancellario
    • , C. Canhoto
    • , S. M. Carlson
    • , S. Cauvy-Fraunié
    • , N. Cid
    • , M. Danger
    • , Bianca de Freitas Terra
    • , A. M De Girolamo
    • , Evans de La Barra
    • , R. del Campo
    • , V. D. Diaz-Villanueva
    • , F. Dyer
    • , A. Elosegi
    • , E. Faye
    • , C. Febria
    • , B. Four
    • , S. Gafny
    • , S. D. Ghate
    • , R. Gómez
    • , L. Gómez-Gener
    • , M. A. S. Graça
    • , S. Guareschi
    • , F. Hoppeler
    • , J. L. Hwan
    • , J. I. Jones
    • , S. Kubheka
    • , A. Laini
    • , S. D. Langhans
    • , C. Leigh
    • , C. J. Little
    • , S. Lorenz
    • , J. C. Marshall
    • , E. Martín
    • , A. R. McIntosh
    • , E. I. Meyer
    • , M. Miliša
    • , M. C. Mlambo
    • , M. Morais
    • , N. Moya
    • , P. M. Negus
    • , D. K. Niyogi
    • , A. Papatheodoulou
    • , I. Pardo
    • , P. Pařil
    • , S. U. Pauls
    • , V. Pešić
    • , M. Polášek
    • , C. T. Robinson
    • , P. Rodríguez-Lozano
    • , R. J. Rolls
    • , M. M. Sánchez-Montoya
    • , A. Savić
    • , O. Shumilova
    • , K. R. Sridhar
    • , A. L. Steward
    • , R. Storey
    • , A. Taleb
    • , A. Uzan
    • , Ross Vander Vorste
    • , N. J. Waltham
    • , C. Woelfle-Erskine
    • , D. Zak
    • , C. Zarfl
    •  & A. Zoppini
  • News & Views |

    Accounting for the oceanic transport of carbon suggests that existing estimates of the location and magnitude of the land carbon sinks need to be revised.

    • Andrew Lenton
  • Review Article |

    Ocean oxygen loss in a warming world is strongly affected by biogeochemical processes that are not fully accounted for in ocean models, suggests a literature synthesis.

    • Andreas Oschlies
    • , Peter Brandt
    • , Lothar Stramma
    •  & Sunke Schmidtko
  • Article |

    Pyroxenite—recycled, subducted material—beneath mid-ocean ridges cools the mantle, suppressing melt extraction and crust formation, according to geochemical analyses of samples taken from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

    • Daniele Brunelli
    • , Anna Cipriani
    •  & Enrico Bonatti
  • Article |

    A strike-slip fault zone in central Alaska exhibits a range of earthquake slip processes, including very-low-frequency earthquakes, some of which transition into regular, fast earthquakes.

    • Carl Tape
    • , Stephen Holtkamp
    • , Vipul Silwal
    • , Jessica Hawthorne
    • , Yoshihiro Kaneko
    • , Jean Paul Ampuero
    • , Chen Ji
    • , Natalia Ruppert
    • , Kyle Smith
    •  & Michael E. West
  • News & Views |

    Detailed analyses of the source characteristics of two earthquake sequences lead to seemingly contradictory interpretations: one study concludes that each earthquake triggers subsequent ones, while the other favours a slow-slip trigger.

    • Joan Gomberg
  • Article |

    Earthquake activity in East Antarctica is similar to that of other stable cratons, according to analyses of seismic data. Thus, the weight of the overlying Antarctic polar ice sheet does not suppress seismicity, as was previously thought.

    • Amanda C. Lough
    • , Douglas A. Wiens
    •  & Andrew Nyblade
  • Review Article |

    The creation of an energetic framework for monsoon systems is needed to fully understand past and future variations in tropical rainfall, according to a literature review.

    • Michela Biasutti
    • , Aiko Voigt
    • , William R. Boos
    • , Pascale Braconnot
    • , Julia C. Hargreaves
    • , Sandy P. Harrison
    • , Sarah M. Kang
    • , Brian E. Mapes
    • , Jacob Scheff
    • , Courtney Schumacher
    • , Adam H. Sobel
    •  & Shang-Ping Xie
  • Editorial |

    Marine protected areas can support ecosystem resilience in the face of environmental stress, but only up to a point.

  • News & Views |

    Tall trees are more resilient to drought than short trees, suggests a comparison of the sensitivity of photosynthesis to soil moisture in Amazon forests.

    • Paulo Brando