29 August, 2017 – Capital city trees could deliver even more capital. Green fingers could convert urban grime into folding money and combat global warming at the same time.
19 August, 2017 – Misty rain is giving way to fear of flash floods as Brazilian downpours cause chaos in the country’s biggest city.
14 August, 2017 – Recent record year temperatures show how climate warms the Earth. Without global warming, such a sequence would have been highly improbable.
11 August, 2017 – The deep past has cruel lessons for the near future, for example how ocean oxygen depletion can stifle the marine world. It could recur.
5 August, 2017 – By 2050, heat waves, floods and other climate change effects won’t be the only worry. There’s also the evidence that warming affects diet.
3 August, 2017 – The thermometer rises, the air becomes saturated, and the warmer, wetter world turns potentially lethal. By 2100, billions could be in danger.
1 August, 2017 – The solar revolution is reaching the remotest parts of the world and changing the lives of women otherwise trapped in poverty.
31 July, 2017 – The fossil fuel subsidies paid to the industry that exploits them is a fraction of their cost to people’s health in the rich world.
30 July, 2017 – Oil and gas shares offer diminishing returns, and more investors will spurn fossil fuels, though finding a new home for their money is not easy.
26 July, 2017 – Forests are more valuable standing than cleared. US economists have found how to subsidise protecting African forests at the village level.
25 July, 2017 – There’s no shortage of good intentions in Ireland’s climate plan, but they are too vague to cut emissions significantly.