20 January, 2016 – Herbivores such as desert woodrats are being forced to change eating habits as rising temperatures are making their usual diet of toxic plants unpalatable.
21 December, 2015 – The world’s lakes are heating up fast, threatening the fish on which millions depend and rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions.
12 December, 2015 – COP21: “It is rare in any lifetime to have a chance to change the world”, declared France’s President François Hollande as the UN climate talks finally closed.
5 December, 2015 – COP21: Climate change summit delegates urged to move from words to action to translate high ideals into on-the-ground progress.
7 November, 2015 – A series of new scientific reports highlights yet again the threats that climate change and rising temperatures are posing for many species.
LONDON, 4 October, 2015 − Trees coming into leaf later and bumblebees with shorter tongues are just two of the impacts on nature that researchers are linking to global warming.
1 October, 2015 − Threat to Brazil’s indigenous reserves raises climate and health concerns as studies show that reduced deforestation leads to lower CO2 emissions and better air quality.
5 September, 2015 – Wide-ranging survey shows that many of North America’s bird species could be left with nowhere to go as climate change drastically affects their habitats.
4 September, 2015 − Mapping the density of forests reveals that there are far more trees on the planet than previously thought – but humans are destroying 15 billion a year.
27 August, 2015 – Scientists warn that lizards, coral reefs and forests are all seriously under threat unless agreement is reached to reduce drastically fossil fuel emissions.
16 August, 2015 – By mid-century carbon dioxide emissions in the UK could cause recurrent droughts severe enough to wipe out several butterfly species.