Our land is getting drier
Climate Science

Our land is getting drier

With a growing number of people, we will have to produce more and more food in the future. This is only possible if we have enough water for agriculture. In order to estimate whether there will be more or less water in the future – that is whether soil moisture will change – we have to understand how this variable changed in the past. And what the reasons for these changes were. Continue reading

Are we responsible for climate change?
Climate Science

Are we responsible for climate change?

Since the past century, global mean temperatures have increased. Extreme hot temperatures have become more frequent, precipitation patterns have changed and several other variables indicate that climate change is happening. Are we responsible for these changes? How can we tell whether these changes are due to the human impact or a result of natural variations? … Continue reading