10 February, 2016 – Volcanic eruptions that triggered climatic extremes could have heralded deadly plague and famine in Europe and undermined the Roman empire.
6 February, 2016 – Records from a sailing ship’s round-the-world research voyage almost 150 years ago provide further evidence that the Earth is continuing to warm unchecked.
8 January, 2016 – Increasing intensity of heat and drought as a result of global warming may have caused worldwide cereal harvests to be cut by up to a tenth since the mid-1960s.
4 January, 2016 – Citizen scientists are helping to glean sea-ice and weather data from the logs of 19th-century whaling ships to gain a better understanding of Arctic climate change.
24 December, 2015 – Calmer and cloudier weather across much of the Earth may have unwelcome effects at smaller scales, warming the Arctic and worsening drought risk.
8 December, 2015 – COP21: Some of the world’s leading scientists are backing a declaration warning of the disastrous consequences of not limiting global emissions.
7 December, 2015 – COP21: Planning and preparation can lessen the heavy human toll of natural disasters linked to climate change, survivors tell UN summit delegates.
6 December, 2015 – COP21: Climate change means that temperate Europe faces the twin threat of life-threatening heatwaves and periods of bitter cold over the next 20 years.
6 December, 2015 – COP21: As the Indian city of Chennai struggles to cope after floods that have killed hundreds and left thousands homeless, India blames climate change.
2 December, 2015 − COP21: People on low-lying islands threatened by climate-related disasters are barred from seeking sanctuary because they are classed as economic migrants.
2 December, 2015 – Security experts say a modern Marshall Plan of aid for the Asia-Pacific region is needed to protect US strategic and economic interests from climate-related challenges.