20 November, 2017 – Hurricane Harvey caused devastation when it hit Houston. The likelihood of further Harvey-sized hurricanes hitting Texas is rising.
7 November, 2017 – The world can feed many millions of extra mouths by altering crops to make the most of local conditions, scientists say.
13 October, 2017 – Government’s lack of response to climate change is criticised as forecasters in Ireland predict a decline in overall rainfall and an increase in torrential downpours.
6 September, 2017 − Jordan, already one of the world’s most water-poor countries, is facing a much greater frequency of droughts − exacerbated by climate change and conflict.
31 August, 2017 – Experts warn that while climate change did not cause the storm engulfing Texas, the destructiveness of Harvey has almost certainly been intensified by global warming.
27 August, 2017 – Governments and insurance companies are failing to educate people on how to avoid flood risks, which are increasing as the climate warms.
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.
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.
20 July, 2017 – When the food source fails, the hunter too is at risk. Africa’s hungry aardvarks offer a lesson in climate hazards.
11 July, 2017 – Climate history locked in stalagmite evidence warns of 10,000 years of drought – about 100 centuries – to come in the Middle East.