25 May, 2017 – One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking.
24 May, 2017 – Europe, North America and tropical regions could all face even harder rainfall if fossil fuel emissions continue to increase global warming.
23 May, 2017 – From the Himalayas to Switzerland, the world’s glaciers are melting – threatening vital water supplies and increasing the risk of sea level rise.
22 May, 2017 – The world’s second largest ice shelf is in danger of shrinking dramatically within a few decades as the Southern Ocean continues to warm.
21 May, 2017 – The second expedition to drill cores of ice from glaciers most at risk from climate change is to Illimani in Bolivia. The scientists’ aim is to create an ice archive that can be studied by future generations.
20 May, 2017 – Big charities and businesses are cutting costs while protecting the planet by sharing energy-saving ideas such as using seawater to heat buildings.
19 May, 2017 – The desire for more spacious cars and houses is cancelling out energy savings made by environmentally friendly improvements to heating and transport.
18 May, 2017 – The planet is on course to breach the internationally agreed warming limit of 1.5°C within 10 years, according to new research from Australia.
17 May, 2017 – Leaving the EU treaty that prevents radioactive waste falling into the wrong hands could prove costly for the UK nuclear industry.
16 May, 2017 – New worldwide study identifies areas of dryland forest whose combined size is equivalent to the landmass of all 28 European Union states.
15 May, 2017 – Scientists warn that alpine flowers and plants could face extinction as warming forces them higher up into hostile rocky mountain terrain.