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.
8 July, 2017 – In a warmer world California’s rain may be more ample than today. But so far most climate scientists foresee more drought.
7 July, 2017 – Suddenly, a drought-stricken African region could benefit from a Sahel monsoon, with climate change storm clouds breaking over Chad and Mali.
28 June, 2017 – Climate change could take the steam out of Ethiopia’s coffee business. But espresso-addicts need not despair, say plant scientists.
27 June, 2017 – A group of physical chokepoints – roads, ports and waterways – could disrupt the flow of world food trade, with drastic consequences.
8 June, 2017 – A study of the interaction between sunlight, air, water and foliage should lead to better longer-term climate forecasts, scientists say.
6 June, 2017 – Wet and dry extremes across the world will become more marked as the planet heats up, evidence from past climates shows.
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.