Mapped: How ‘proxy’ data reveals the climate of the Earth’s distant past (Carbon Brief)

At any one moment in time, thousands of measurements are being taken of the world’s weather. Across land, sea and sky, data is being...

Climate action and just transition (Nature Climate Change)

Climate action is needed across the Global South, with just transition the central priority. Nature Climate Change spoke to Maisa Rojas, associate professor at...

IPCC climate report: Earth is warmer than it’s been in 125,000 years (Nature)

Landmark assessment says that greenhouse gases are unequivocally driving extreme weather — but that nations can still prevent the worst impacts. By Jeff Tollefson Modern society’s...

‘We beg God for water’: Chilean lake turns to desert, sounding climate change alarm...

The Penuelas reservoir in central Chile was until twenty years ago the main source of water for the city of Valparaiso, holding enough water...

Rare Peek at Patagonia in Winter (Nasa Earth Observatory)

In southern South America, clouds often rule the skies. But in June 2020, just the right weather patterns were in place to provide a...

The meaty link between a city’s football matches and its foul air (Nature)

Chilean fans’ fervour for grilling leads to pollution spikes when the national team plays. The skies of Santiago grow murky during the national football team’s...

Snow Blanket for the Andes (Nasa Earth Observatory)

As extreme summer heatwaves deepened droughts and fueled wildfires in the Northern Hemisphere, winter storms brewed south of the equator. In July 2022, back-to-back...

Growing awareness of the value of Chile’s peatlands (UN Environment)

Chile is renowned for its diverse ecosystem, from the vast mountain ranges of Patagonia to the southernmost tip of Tierra del Fuego. The country...

Dual Storms in the Andes Mountains (Nasa Earth Observatory)

NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS LANCE and GIBS/Worldview. Story by Kathryn Hansen. With winter looming in South...

Chilean Volcano Low on Snow (Nasa Earth Observatory)

Pucón, Chile, is a popular summertime destination tucked between a glacier-carved lake and snow-capped volcano. Visible from nearly anywhere in the town, the stark-white...

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