Stories by Nicola Jones

Nicola Jones is a freelance journalist based in Pemberton, British Columbia, just outside of Vancouver. With a background in chemistry and oceanography, she writes about the physical sciences, most often for the journal Nature. She has also contributed to Scientific American, Globe and Mail, and New Scientist and serves as the science journalist in residence at the University of British Columbia. Previously for Yale Environment 360, she wrote about how rare metal shortages might affect green technologies and the debate on solar geoengineering. subscribe to Nicola Jones's feed

Posted on: Apr 8, 2014, Source: Yale Environment 360

A recently launched satellite will provide data that could help in understanding whether global rainfall really is increasing as the climate changes.