Climate


Germany was covered by glaciers 450,000 years ago
New chronological data for the Middle Pleistocene glacial cycles push back the first glaciation and early human appearance in central Germany by about 100,000 years. more
Life on the edge prepares plants for climate change
Genetic variability supports plant survival during droughts more
Reducing manure and fertilizers decreases atmospheric fine particles
A decrease of agricultural ammonia emissions avoids mortality attributable to air pollution more
“Global warming doesn’t stop when the emissions stop”
Thorsten Mauritsen from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology has worked out how much time we have left to reach the Paris climate goal more
First large-scale ancient genomes study from sub-Saharan African skeletons lifts veil on prehistoric populations
Genetic analyses uncover lost human populations and surprising relationships, revealing a complex history of population movements in ancient Africa more
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