29 May, 2016 – Scientists have been warning that wildfires could be exacerbated by global warming, but new research indicates that this is not an immediate threat.
27 May, 2016 – Scientists warn that some of the jewels in the crown of the world’s natural and man-made treasures face decay and destruction because of climate change.
25 May, 2016 – Researchers say air pollution from the use of vital fertilisers means that fossil fuel emissions must be reduced if we are to feed the world’s growing population.
24 May, 2016 – Major insurer calls for an end to government subsidies that encourage expensive house-building schemes in areas of the US at high risk of floods and storms.
23 May, 2016 – Clouds that form at sea are key to regulating atmospheric temperatures, and scientists now understand more of the chemistry involved.
19 May, 2016 – Researchers say new technical and policy solutions, plus major investment, are needed for agriculture to help make the emissions reductions required to meet Paris targets.
18 May, 2016 – Very high temperatures are set to affect some of the world’s least developed countries before touching the richer nations that are more responsible for climate change.
13 May, 2016 – Study of more than 600 vertebrate species shows those that have faced extreme environmental pressures in the past are now best equipped to survive climate change.
11 May, 2016 – Temperatures in the Middle East and North Africa could reach unbearably high levels that would make some regions uninhabitable and increase the pressures of climate refugees.
10 May, 2016 – Analysis of air samples shows that the cleansing effect of heavy rainfall is diminished by organic particles spattering up into the atmosphere from the soil.
9 May, 2016 – As profits and prices plummet, the oil conglomerates – some of the world’s biggest companies – have been warned they must change their ways or face extinction.