24 May, 2017 – Europe, North America and tropical regions could all face even harder rainfall if fossil fuel emissions continue to increase global warming.
7 May, 2017 – The warming climate is upsetting rainfall patterns and the frequency of flooding in West Africa as it makes the region’s Sahel storms three times likelier.
1 May, 2017 – The 400 million people who depend on the predictability of the River Nile face an uncertain future as global warming delivers more extreme weather.
2 April, 2017 – Global use of irreplaceable groundwater is exhausting the supply so fast that researchers say it will drive up food prices and hit international trade.
16 March, 2017 – A dangerous mix of human-caused devastation and cyclic drought could start a vicious circle of forest dieback in the Amazon.
11 March, 2017 – New analysis of how some of the severest droughts can travel thousands of kilometres could help save many lives in future.
LONDON, 26 February, 2017 – One of the longest US waterways, the Colorado River, has lost 20% of its flow since the year 2000, with the changing climate mostly responsible.
5 February, 2017 – Science still cannot provide satisfactory explanations for some features of basic climate change, experts argue – and they want a global search for answers.
30 January, 2017 – The warming atmosphere will mean a rise in mild weather for parts of the US, scientists find, but a gradual global drop.
1 January, 2017 – Soils face a global threat as population pressure, human development and swelling cities lead to mounting cropland loss.
18 December, 2016 – Small-scale farmers who produce most of the world’s coffee beans face reductions in crop yield and quality as a result of rising temperatures and extreme weather.