September 16, 2019 The media and climate activists must “name and shame” laggards, says the UN special envoy.
September 16, 2019 Life on Earth is ultimately a mystery. Even more of a riddle is why there are so many mountains rich in species.
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September 15, 2019 A study says Earth’s hot spots have already warmed by more than the safe limit for avoiding dangerous climate change.
September 13, 2019 Trees cool the world. They also cool themselves. Even moderate forest damage makes local temperatures soar.
September 12, 2019 The United Nations plans to tame lethal sand and dust storms with a mixture of modern technology and traditional knowledge.
September 11, 2019 Healthcare workers urging zero carbon emissions say chemicals used increasingly to anaesthetise patients are potent greenhouse gases.
September 10, 2019 A sustainable food policy which ends red meat meals has improved student diets and boosted a university catering service’s profits.
September 9, 2019 For its people, Jakarta’s sea level is a nagging anxiety. But moving the Indonesian capital 1,000 kms to safety will be horribly costly.
September 6, 2019 Records have begun to topple for the world’s finest tipple. French wines can now count 664 years of vintage information in the east of the country.
September 5, 2019 From the edge of the Arctic to almost the Tropic of Cancer, Europe’s rapid warming is evidenced by hotter summers − and winters.
September 4, 2019 To help to alert people to the hotter future ahead, an Egyptian theatre troupe is taking the climate message to villages to enlist farmers.
September 3, 2019 Its coasts are at ever-greater risk from rising seas, and US Atlantic floods will soon force people to move. Why not start planning now?
September 2, 2019 Degraded land − drought − the spread of the world’s deserts: that’s the challenge for a UN conference starting in Delhi.
August 30, 2019 Reports from Moscow suggest that Russia will announce its support for the Paris climate accord before the end of 2019.
August 29, 2019 Cheap and plentiful renewable energy is possible: pure hydrogen power in the ground, enough wind in European skies to power the world.
August 28, 2019 Even with climate mitigation measures, the summer heat in Mecca will threaten the lives of many thousands of Muslim pilgrims visiting the city.
August 27, 2019 Blazing forests cannot dampen climate change, tree loss will worsen it, and poorly nourished trees will make the next century more challenging.
August 26, 2019 Brazil’s president has destroyed the protection enacted by his predecessors, leaving an Amazon inferno to torch the rainforest.
August 23, 2019 Yet another study predicts economic loss as the world gets hotter. And the richer nations will also feel the pain.