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.
11 January, 2017 – Nuclear industry faces uncertain future as the building boom instigated by the need for low-carbon electricity is hit by unexpected costs and delays.
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.
6 January, 2017 – A quarter more energy will be required in 23 years’ time due to population growth, and oil will remain the primary source, report estimates.
5 January, 2017 – A sharp increase in the predicted global number of EVs prompts Brazil to rev up its promotion of low-carbon biofuels.
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.
20 December, 2016 – Local extinctions due to global warming have occurred in almost half of plant and animal species, new research reveals, with the tropics experiencing the most pronounced loss.
19 December, 2016 – The US seems to be experiencing more and worse tornado outbreaks – groups of twisters in quick succession. But climate change may not be the culprit.
14 December, 2016 – Sales of electric vehicles in China are picking up speed, but there are lots of obstacles on the road ahead.
13 December, 2016 – First attempt to measure the volume of stuff created by humankind reveals that it is at least 100,000 times heavier than the global human population.
9 December, 2016 – When a significant number of trees die, whether it be due to drought, heat, insect infestation or exploitation, the climate of forests in faraway lands is altered.