20 November, 2017 – Hurricane Harvey caused devastation when it hit Houston. The likelihood of further Harvey-sized hurricanes hitting Texas is rising.
19 November, 2017 – Climate scientists have been looking again deep into the Earth’s history. Those past climate lessons are not reassuring.
18 November, 2017 – The Bonn climate talks end after two weeks of preparation for the crucial round next year to agree more stringent action.
17 November, 2017 – At the UN climate summit a group of countries has undertaken to end the use and the financing of coal.
15 November, 2017 – By the end of the century we should expect a world set for 3.4˚C more warmth than pre-industrial levels, analysts find.
14 November, 2017 – Uniquely among major economies, Brazil’s recession has left 13 million workers jobless while its carbon emissions continue to grow.
13 November, 2017 – The prospect of the Earth overheating dangerously has come closer, with scientists warning that worse climate change will soon affect the planet.
13 November, 2017 – Global carbon emissions look likely to increase this year, putting at risk the hope of meeting the world’s agreement to slow global warming.
10 November, 2017 – The august corridors of the UN climate talks in Bonn are resounding to the insistent voices of non-government activists.
10 November, 2017 – Geo-engineering can stop the Earth warming, at least in theory, scientists say, but doubts persist over the possible risks.
9 November, 2017 – Businesslike, yes – but this year’s climate summit in Bonn is not quite so focussed on business-as-usual as these occasions usually are.