12 January, 2016 – The post-industrial impacts that humans have had on the Earth and its atmosphere may pinpoint the mid-20th century as the start of a new geological epoch.
26 December, 2015 – Need a last-minute present? Stuck for some new year reading material? Then how about a thriller on a world in climate-caused turmoil?
24 December, 2015 – Calmer and cloudier weather across much of the Earth may have unwelcome effects at smaller scales, warming the Arctic and worsening drought risk.
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.
12 December, 2015 – COP21: China’s leading scientists warn that large areas of the Tibetan plateau – the life-giving source of Asia’s major rivers – are suffering from desertification.
11 December, 2015 − The UN climate change talks are now in their final hours, but politicians are accused of ignoring scientific advice and still doing too little to avoid a dangerous future.
7 December, 2015 – COP21: Planning and preparation can lessen the heavy human toll of natural disasters linked to climate change, survivors tell UN summit delegates.
24 August, 2015 – Scientists have found evidence that profound changes in climate caused ancient predators to evolve into the ancestors of today’s dogs.
15 August, 2015 – A British government scientific panel says increasingly frequent heat waves, droughts and other extreme weather threaten more global food crises.
30 July, 2015 – Researchers say devastating 2012 Russian flood which killed over 170 people occurred only because of build-up of global warming elsewhere.
28 June, 2015 − Unprecedented ocean temperature rises off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the US may be linked to sea level rise or the recent pattern of “weird” weather.