• December 5, 2016
  • State of the Climate

Australian Government State of the Climate 2016 Released

Every two years, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) release a State of the Climate Report for Australia. State of the Climate 2016 is their fourth climate report. All State of the Climate reports (2016,...

  • November 14, 2016
  • The Conversation

Cape Grim celebrates 40 years of continuous operation

In 2016, an isolated scientific outpost in northwest Tasmania made a historic finding. The Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station measured carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere  exceeding 400 parts per million.

  • July 15, 2016

SPARC Report no. 7 released: The Mystery of Carbon Tetrachloride

The seventh SPARC science report on 'The Mystery of Carbon Tetrachloride' is now available! The report helps to answer policy-relevant questions related to the global budget of carbon tetrachloride, an important ozone-depleting substance, closing the gap between emissions reported to UNEP's Ozone...

  • May 16, 2016
  • The Conversation

Southern hemisphere joins north in breaching carbon dioxide milestone

The background atmospheric carbon dioxide levels measured at Cape Grim on Tasmania’s northwest coast have officially passed the 400 parts per million (ppm) mark. Our measurements, compiled by our team at CSIRO together with the Bureau of Meteorology, show that the milestone was reached on May 10.

  • February 27, 2016
  • NY Times

Scientists Protest Cuts and Commercialization at Australian Climate Center

A decision by Australia's science agency to lay off 350 researchers and shift the organization’s focus to more commercial enterprise threatens the work done at Cape Grim station and other climate studies around the globe.

  • January 21, 2016
  • Tages Anzeiger | Chimia 'Highlights of Analytical Sciences in Switzerland'

Measurements of new compounds attracts public attention

Measurements of new halogenated alkenes at the high-altitude station Jungfraujoch (Switzerland) made by Empa within the AGAGE framework are attracting attention both in the public and in analytical sciences.

  • November 24, 2015
  • BBC NewsNight

VIDEO: A primer on the Paris climate change conference

BBC NewsNight: Rebecca Morelle has a full primer on what to expect from the Paris climate change conference. Featuring AGAGE researcher Stefan Reimann.

  • October 6, 2015
  • AGU GeoSpace Blog

Ozone destroyer drops mysteriously

Something strange has happened to the atmospheric concentration of a newly discovered, human-made, ozone-destroying gas: it has suddenly dropped and nobody knows why.

  • April 8, 2015

Anaesthetic is WARMING the planet: Gases used to knock out patients during surgery are contributing to climate change

Anaesthetic gases used to send patients to sleep during surgery are accumulating in the Earth's atmosphere where they are contributing to climate change. Scientists say they have detected the gases used in anaesthetic as far a field as Antarctica and concentrations have been rising globally in the...

  • February 19, 2015
  • University of Bristol Research

Monitoring greenhouse gases

Using a combination of atmospheric measurements and complex modelling technology, Bristol researchers routinely verify the UK’s estimated greenhouse gas emissions.