19 February, 2017 – Biologists warn that the effects of climate change on wild creatures are creating a much greater extinction threat than policymakers realise.
15 February, 2017 – Problems created by climate change are a survival threat to bird species from the coast of southern Africa to the desert regions of the US.
8 February, 2017 – New research predicts that global warming will cause a massive rise in global wildfires, particularly on Australia’s east coast and in the Mediterranean basin.
7 February, 2017 – Global warming is fundamentally altering mountains across the world, forcing treelines to migrate up the slopes and making ecosystems more vulnerable.
25 January, 2017 – Almost 1 million square kilometres of natural forest disappeared between the year 2000 and 2013, along with its ability to absorb carbon and reduce warming.
24 January, 2017 – The reason for the giant 2015 dust storm in the Middle East was climate change, not the Syrian conflict, and more could follow.
17 January, 2017 – Scientists call for urgent protection of ecologically valuable roadless areas as map shows that roads lead to loss of biodiversity and damage to ecosystems.
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.
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.
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.
4 January, 2017 – Major US financial firm starts to divest itself of palm oil plantations in a move that it is hoped other investors will follow.