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Is 2018 the Warmest Year on Record?

Global temperatures are reaching new highs. Studying the oceans may help explain why.

Is 2018 the warmest year on record? We look at the evidence behind that claim. What part do the global oceans play in regulating the planets temperatures and what are the prospects for future extreme weather.

We look at how climate change is ocean systems affecting storms and ocean waves, and the implications this could have for those of us living in coastal regions.

And wild coffee species are facing extinction. This could affect commercial production of the coffee we drink. However rediscovering the coffee of the past might offer a solution.

(Photo: Waves in the ocean. Credit: Getty images)

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  • Thu 17 Jan 2019 20:32GMT
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Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves

Gravity and ripples in the fabric of space time - what do these mean for us?

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