Asian temperatures could rise disastrously

21 July, 2017 – Profligate fossil fuel use could cause Asian temperatures to rise by 6°C, bringing floods and food shortages for hundreds of millions.

World’s young face $535 trillion bill for climate

19 July, 2017 – The next generation will have to pay a $535 trillion bill to tackle climate change, relying on unproven and speculative technology.

Too hot to fly: rising heat may ground planes

14 July, 2017 – As temperatures rise it may become too hot to fly, with aircraft likelier to be grounded, and more passengers more likely to lose their seats.

Best ways to cut climate change are overlooked

13 July, 2017 – Governments and schools are failing to help people to recognise the best ways to cut climate change, researchers say.

Extinction gathers pace as species vanish

12 July, 2017 – Planet Earth is undergoing a “great extinction,” researchers say – and we need to worry much more about the annihilation of biology.

Climate change will worsen US poverty

4 July, 2017 – Yet another study has exposed the cruel cost of climate change as it increases US poverty. It could be worse than the Great Recession.

Hydrogen fuel reaches lift-off

1 July, 2017 – Using surplus electricity from renewables to make hydrogen fuel is starting a new era for all forms of heavy transport.

Warming puts Ethiopia’s coffee in peril

28 June, 2017 – Climate change could take the steam out of Ethiopia’s coffee business. But espresso-addicts need not despair, say plant scientists.

World food trade runs chokepoint gauntlet

27 June, 2017 – A group of physical chokepoints – roads, ports and waterways – could disrupt the flow of world food trade, with drastic consequences.

Money runs short for nuclear energy’s survival

24 June, 2017 – Renewable fuels are challenging nuclear energy’s survival everywhere, and financing new reactors is growing increasingly difficult.

Sustainability revolution keeps Taliban at bay

18 June – The winners of an annual worldwide competition to spread clean energy have been urged to see it as a sustainability revolution.