18 May, 2017 – The planet is on course to breach the internationally agreed warming limit of 1.5°C within 10 years, according to new research from Australia.
13 May, 2017 – With oil prices remaining low, hopes of combating climate change through emissions reduction are improving as the oil industry shrinks.
7 May, 2017 – The warming climate is upsetting rainfall patterns and the frequency of flooding in West Africa as it makes the region’s Sahel storms three times likelier.
12 April, 2017 – Increased carbon dioxide being removed from the atmosphere by plants will not be enough to compensate for rising greenhouse gas emissions.
9 April, 2017 – The warming of the atmosphere by greenhouse gases is slowing the jet streams which drive the northern hemisphere’s weather, scientists say.
8 April, 2017 – Scientists predict that continued burning of fossil fuels could return CO2 levels and temperatures to heights not seen in hundreds of millions of years.
6 April, 2017 – Leading climate change scientist warns that it isn’t only oil companies undermining hopes of meeting targets to limit global warming.
1 April, 2017 – Leading scientists say a carbon law requiring CO2 emissions to be halved every decade could drastically cut global warming – and is a feasible prospect.
31 March, 2017 – Human mistreatment of the planet is ushering in another era and it is not going to be pleasant, according to Clive Hamilton’s lastest book.
26 March, 2017 – The irony of the Amazon, often known as the lungs of the world, being choked by smoke from diesel-powered generators may soon be at an end, as Brazil plans to develop the use of renewable energy in the region.
23 March, 2017 – Campaigners are calling for European banks to pull the plug on the controversial Southern Gas Corridor project due to Azerbaijan’s human rights record.