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Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann have been honored for their work that led to reliable predictions of the effects of climate change. They will share the Nobel with Giorgio Parisi, who has made pioneering studies of chaotic physical systems.
A centuries-old concept in soil science has recently been thrown out. Yet it remains a key ingredient in everything from climate models to advanced carbon-capture projects.
An overlooked but powerful driver of cloud formation could accelerate the loss of polar sea ice.
New work at the intersection of atmospheric science and ecology is finding that forests can influence rainfall and climate from across a continent.
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