20 April, 2016 − Low oil prices have reduced pressure to exploit Arctic fossil fuels and boosted hopes that the region’s fragile environment and indigenous people may be better protected.
16 April, 2016 − Computer blind spot hides dangers of drought as climate change bites for millions of inhabitants on atolls and archipelagos too small to register on scientific maps.
8 April, 2016 – Surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean can give the US Midwest and East Coast 50 days’ notice to prepare itself for a dangerous spell of extreme heat.
6 April, 2016 – The effect of the sea absorbing increased carbon dioxide in the air has damaging consequences for the noisy snapping shrimp and marine life in coastal rock pools.
2 April, 2016 – Scientists in the US predict that the alarming rate at which Antarctica’s ice continues to thaw could be enough to double global sea level rise within this century.
30 March, 2016 – For the second year in succession, scientists report that the extent of the sea ice in the Arctic region has continued to shrink dramatically to record winter minimum levels.
19 March, 2016 – Extreme weather caused by global warming could lead to more violent and more frequent storms devastating beaches on exposed Atlantic coastlines in Europe.
15 March, 2016 − Warning that increased investment in coastal defences must be made in tandem with emissions reductions to prevent huge economic damage caused by flooding.
12 March, 2016 – Evidence from shipwrecks centuries ago helps scientists learn more about the pattern of Caribbean hurricanes at the time.
10 March, 2016 – Pumping seawater onto the Antarctic landmass to form ice and stop sea levels rising stands little chance of success, scientists say.
5 March, 2016 – As temperatures rise with climate change, the Earth’s natural capital will change too − but there may be few winners, even among the wealthy.