Hungry aardvarks show wider climate impact

20 July, 2017 – When the food source fails, the hunter too is at risk. Africa’s hungry aardvarks offer a lesson in climate hazards.

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.

Sweden blazes trail to electric cars

17 July, 2017 – The growing popularity of electric cars leads one major European manufacturer to a sharp cut in fossil fuel-driven vehicle production. 

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.

Iranian cave warns of 10,000 years of drought

11 July, 2017 – Climate history locked in stalagmite evidence warns of 10,000 years of drought – about 100 centuries – to come in the Middle East.

That climate hiatus: what’s really going on

10 July, 2017 – Some puzzles, like the climate hiatus, may seem entirely academic. But they do answer big questions about long-term warming predictions.

Half a degree warmer means a lot

5 July, 2017 – Half a degree doesn’t sound much. But if it gets any warmer, we will notice the difference soon enough.

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.

Greenland’s shrinking cloud cover speeds melt

2 July, 2017 – More sunshine penetrating Greenland’s shrinking cloud cover explains why its icy mountains are turning increasingly slushy in the summer, scientists now think.

Climate refugees will search hard for homes

30 June, 2017 – Where can the climate refugees go, if 2 billion are driven away by rising tides, and the interior available becomes ever more inhospitable?