20 June, 2018 – As cooler waters tempt fish to escape growing warmth, international agreements on fishing rights become outdated, heightening tensions between states.
19 June, 2018 – A warmer world could mean shrinking harvests and a more meagre diet for millions of people, according to two new studies.
18 June, 2018 – Invisible flickering detected by satellite could throw new light from plant growth on the mysteries of the planet’s carbon budget.
15 June, 2018 – Tropical cyclones are slowing down. Hurricanes have lost their hurry. Paradoxically, this is bad news: they have more time to work their mischief.
14 June, 2018 – Scientists have just completed the most detailed mass observation of the southern continent so far. The news is ominous: Antarctica’s melting is speeding up.
13 June, 2018 – Rising sea levels and recurrent floods mean more homeless Bangladeshis, with unpredictably changing rainfall patterns compounding their plight.
12 June, 2018 – Fossil fuel investment is not just bad for the global climate. It could also be dangerous for investors, and for national economies.
11 June, 2018 – ET hasn’t been in touch. Enduring silence may be the real message from distant and ancient galaxies, if advanced civilisations destroy the conditions for their own survival.
8 June, 2018 – In theory conservation reserves are set aside to preserve wild creatures. But then the humans move in. Land almost twice the area of India is threatened.
7 June, 2018 – The global green vision can become reality, with warming held to 1.5°C. Energy efficiency, radical changes to diet, and renewable energy can together save the planet.
6 June, 2018 – The great cities, hotspots of global wealth creation, are great emitters of greenhouse gases. Civic leaders could be among those best placed to save the planet.