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.
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.
19 April, 2017 – It is time for cricket, one of the world’s most widely played games, to start taking the threat posed by global warming seriously.
5 April, 2017 – New research indicates that climate change will wreak havoc on farmers in America as they struggle to adapt to the rapid increase in heat.
24 March, 2017 – Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and reefs in the Maldives have been dangerously weakened by coral bleaching caused by global warming and El Niño events.
22 March, 2017 – Research shows that polar warming could explain the episode of severe winter air pollution Beijing experienced in 2013, and says China has more to come.
16 March, 2017 – A dangerous mix of human-caused devastation and cyclic drought could start a vicious circle of forest dieback in the Amazon.
1 March, 2017 – The northern hemisphere is experiencing a much earlier spring due to global warming, causing problems for plants and wildlife as the natural cycle goes out of sync.
11 February, 2017 – The production of artificial snow that heats buildings is Norway’s response to the rising temperatures that threaten the country’s favourite sport.
8 February, 2017 – New research predicts that global warming will cause a massive rise in global wildfires, particularly on Australia’s east coast and in the Mediterranean basin.