As the movement prepares for a massive global protest, researchers break down why its message is gaining ground.
Magdalena SkipperFrom Jakarta to New York City, children and teenagers are walking out of class and marching in the streets to demand action on climate change. And the world is taking notice. #ClimateStrike #CoveringClimateNow
Investments need to ramp up to keep global warming within safe thresholds.
Magdalena SkipperIn 2009, at a UN summit in Copenhagen wealthy countries agreed to channel $100 billion a year to poorer countries to help them deal with climate change. 2020 was the target. Now a rethink of these spending targets is coming #CoveringClimateNow
Opposing views on the suitability of integrated assessment models.
Magdalena SkipperResearchers & policymakers rely on computer simulations called integrated assessment models to determine best strategies for tackling climate change. But are these simulations still relevant or do we need more radical interventions? #CoveringClimateNow
K2-18 b is a planet with a mass around eight times that of the Earth that lies within the standard habitable zone of its star. Hubble spectra show the presence of an atmosphere around K2-18 b containing significant amounts of water vapour (up to a...
Magdalena SkipperA spectroscopic signature of water in the atmosphere of K2-18 b — a planet of eight Earth masses in the habitable zone of an M dwarf @NatureAstronomy
Palaeoproteomic analysis of dental enamel from an Early Pleistocene Stephanorhinus resolves the phylogeny of Eurasian Rhinocerotidae, by enabling the reconstruction of molecular evolution beyond the limits of ancient DNA preservation.
Magdalena SkipperProteomic investigation of ancient dental enamel can push the reconstruction of molecular evolution beyond the currently known limits of ancient DNA preservation @nature
Magdalena SkipperHere's an exciting opportunity to help @NatureComms to develop their digital medicine content - they are looking for a new editor with expertise in machine learning, image analysis or big data as applied to biology and health science to help them do this