19 August, 2017 – Misty rain is giving way to fear of flash floods as Brazilian downpours cause chaos in the country’s biggest city.
16 August, 2017 – Foresters are being urged to plant tree species resilient to climate change to save the timber industry as Swiss trees swelter.
15 August, 2017 – A climate hazard that doesn’t disappear when the rainclouds gather, drought’s lingering death can delay recovery a very long time.
14 August, 2017 – Recent record year temperatures show how climate warms the Earth. Without global warming, such a sequence would have been highly improbable.
13 August, 2017 – New studies confirm climate change’s triple risk to Europe. The heat is on, lives are at risk and the floods are arriving earlier.
12 August, 2017 – Suddenly marine hotspots are raising sea levels in the eastern US. It may not be a permanent hazard – but it is a warning.
11 August, 2017 – The deep past has cruel lessons for the near future, for example how ocean oxygen depletion can stifle the marine world. It could recur.
10 August, 2017 – New generation nuclear power stations that produce cheap electricity and less waste always seem about to appear, but so far they have not materialised.
6 August, 2017 – Paying for forests conserves a vital world resource. But somebody must pay the locals a tangible share of the intangible global gains.
5 August, 2017 – By 2050, heat waves, floods and other climate change effects won’t be the only worry. There’s also the evidence that warming affects diet.
4 August, 2017 – Hopes of a nuclear revival to combat climate change have been dashed as another prestige project runs into trouble.