CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Global CO2 emissions rise again in 2018, according to latest data

Global CO2 emissions are on track to rise more than 2% in 2018 on the back of renewed growth in coal use, and continued growth in oil and gas use, according to data released on 5 December. 

Exposure matters: Revisiting the current approach to air pollution health burden estimation

Ambient air pollution and household air pollution are two sides of the same coin, and it may be misleading to treat them as separate health risk factors, according to new studies.

A warmer world will cause more health problems

Global warming can have detrimental effects on public health, as hotter weather increases air pollution and raises the risk of developing heart and lung diseases, scientists say.

Western Norway to see more heavy rain and flooding in the future

The last week of September, Western Norway saw the heaviest rainfall in 13 years. Such downpours will become more common in the future as global warming leads to more water in the atmosphere, climate scientists warn.