16 January, 2017 – Short-lived greenhouse gases will continue to affect the oceans for centuries however much the world achieves by carbon cuts.
15 January, 2017 – A carbon sink as large as 20 years’ worth of US fossil fuel emissions has been identified in peatland in central Africa’s forests.
14 January, 2017 – Before 2100, almost every reef in the world will suffer severe coral bleaching annually unless fossil fuel consumption is sharply reduced.
13 January, 2017 – New studies on beluga whales and Brent geese reveal that they respond to global warming in conflicting ways, making species survival hard to predict.
12 January, 2017 – Chinese companies plan to spend $1 billion over the next two years building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
11 January, 2017 – Nuclear industry faces uncertain future as the building boom instigated by the need for low-carbon electricity is hit by unexpected costs and delays.
10 January, 2017 – Days before his presidential term ends, Obama expresses his belief in the ‘irreversible shift’ to clean energy and urges Donald Trump to confront climate change.
9 January, 2017 – Evidence of Antarctic ice sheet melting and sea level rise almost 15,000 years ago raises alarm over current climate change dangers.
8 January, 2017 – New research forecasts much colder weather in northern Europe if rising CO2 emissions continue to impact on the Atlantic ocean current.
7 January, 2017 – New evidence based on groundwater and stream flow reveals mixed messages for the United States, as flood and hurricane frequency depends on region.
6 January, 2017 – A quarter more energy will be required in 23 years’ time due to population growth, and oil will remain the primary source, report estimates.