Clouds may have a net warming or cooling effect on climate, depending on their thickness and altitude. Artificially formed clouds called contrails form due to aircraft effluent. In a cloudless sky, contrails are thought to have minimal effect on climate. But what happens when the sky is already cloudy? In a new study published in the journal Nature Communications, scientists …
Today we learned that environmental science and engineering at Stockholm University was ranked 5th in the world by Shanghai Ranking global ranking of academic subjects. This outstanding placing, despite the limitations of this and other university ranking systems, is a clear indication of the world-class research in environmental science being done at Stockholm University. Our international standing in this field is …
Nowadays, we use and produce more chemicals and in increasingly higher amounts. Many chemicals are later found in the marine environment, such as the Baltic Sea. But what and how much do we know about the chemicals present in the Baltic Sea? Researchers at ACES set out to answer this question in a new study published in the journal Environmental …
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