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Rain and heat extremes set to grow

23 February, 2018 – Millions of people in Asia and Europe can expect fiercer heat extremes, even if the world makes promised emissions cuts.

Comet debris set off climate change

20 February, 2018 – Did a blitz by comet end a mysterious civilisation, or kill off the woolly mammoth? Ancient ashes tell a sombre story of climate change.

Common insects face growing problems

15 February, 2018 – The Earth’s largest animal group faces a new threat. Insects – not just rare species, but common insects too – may become less genetically diverse.

More reflectivity can cool the world

14 February, 2018 – Think of reflectivity as down-to-earth geoengineering. Some simple actions could make a big difference to city life in the long hot summer.

Global warming gathers pace

13 February, 2018 – The world is getting hotter: during three recent years, the total amount of global warming jumped by a fourth. And cities are getting hotter, too.

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