July 14, 2021 In a greenhouse world, humans' size could shrink. And there is a hint of hazard to thinking capacity as well.
July 13, 2021 Lobbyists are trying to downplay livestock’s harmful climate impact, which adds large amounts of methane to the atmosphere.
July 12, 2021 Can the world’s largest floating offshore wind farms help the North Sea oil industry to cut carbon emissions? Should they?
July 9, 2021 Five million people die annually of ever more extreme temperatures. And this is happening now on five continents.
July 8, 2021 The waste plastic deluge fouling the world’s beaches could be more than just an eyesore. It could be a toxic timebomb.
July 7, 2021 More carbon dioxide could parch the rainforest as effectively as the woodman’s axe or farmer’s torch. Both are on the cards.
July 6, 2021 Every year an ice floe as big as Austria simply vanishes. That’s climate change, as the Arctic’s coldest sea ice risks melting.
July 5, 2021 Climate change means melting tropical glaciers are losing frozen landscapes of great beauty − and high value to millions.
July 2, 2021 The tough climate of the North Atlantic is an ideal proving ground for Orkney’s renewable energy boom.
July 1, 2021 To cut poverty and energy use would cool the planet, build a more just society − but end dreams of economic growth.
June 30, 2021 Campaign groups urging the United Nations to adopt a global fracking ban say they have won the backing of Ireland.
June 29, 2021 Humans have begun to alter Earth’s water cycle. and not in a good way: expect later monsoon rains and thirstier farmlands.
June 28, 2021 How do you safely store spent nuclear waste? No-one knows. It’ll be a costly headache for our descendants.
June 25, 2021 The seasons are changing: American avian migrants are now increasingly shape-shifting birds. Their corpses tell an odd story.
June 24, 2021 The UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, is urged by advisers to step up and tell people the facts on climate.
June 23, 2021 Erratic rainfall, locusts and cyclones are causing havoc in desperate Madagascar. Now the climate crisis adds to the misery.
June 22, 2021 Don’t meddle: let nature restore itself on its own. Old forest will spread over nearby farmland. It’s cheap, and often best.
June 21, 2021 Millions will either have to flee from climate heat’s tides, or find new ways to stay above water.
June 18, 2021 A hotter world will mean a hungrier world. On the evidence so far, the world’s farmers cannot adapt fast enough.
June 17, 2021 Britain, host of November’s UN talks, COP-26, is pilloried by its own advisers for the UK’s “really shocking” climate record.