Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘unchartered territory’

Record breaking global temperatures last year have continued into 2017, pushing the world into “unchartered territory”. That’s according to the UN’s World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), which reveals global temperatures hit 1.1°C above pre-industrial levels, sea levels touched record highs and the planet’s sea ice coverage dropped more than four million square kilometres below average last […]

New visualisation tool compares climate data

A new visualisation tool that can compare reliable climate data “quickly and easily” from various sources has been developed. The Climate Data Exploration Demonstrator is being showcased at the European Space Agency (ESA) Living Planet Symposium in Prague this week. It was commissioned by the UK Space Agency’s Climate Data from Space Stakeholders group (CDSSG) […]

New project to supply climate data from space

A new project that will provide a “seamless supply chain” of climate data from space has been launched. The UK Climate Data from Space (CDS) computing zone is expected to boost growth and innovation in the nation’s climate services industries by providing data processing facilities, community tools and software to allow regular production of data […]

UK centre to deliver large carbon reductions and save £500m

The UK could save more than £500 million and cut eight million tonnes of carbon emissions within the next decade. That’s according to a new report, which claims the National Physical Laboratory’s (NPL) Centre for Carbon Measurement would help make those savings. It suggests the level of carbon savings made would be equivalent to 2% […]