‘People need facts on climate’ from Boris Johnson

June 24, 2021
The UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, is urged by advisers to step up and tell people the facts on climate.

Drought and famine stalk desperate Madagascar

June 23, 2021
Erratic rainfall, locusts and cyclones are causing havoc in desperate Madagascar. Now the climate crisis adds to the misery.

Let nature restore itself on its own for best results

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.

Climate heat’s tides may rise above safety levels

June 21, 2021
Millions will either have to flee from climate heat’s tides, or find new ways to stay above water.

As climate heat worsens, a hungrier world is likely

June 18, 2021
A hotter world will mean a hungrier world. On the evidence so far, the world’s farmers cannot adapt fast enough.

UK’s ‘really shocking’ climate record is damned

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.

Rising floods threaten Danish financial system

June 16, 2021
Stormier seas and more frequent floods can cause havoc anywhere. The Danish financial system is now growing apprehensive.

Polar concerns rise as ice now melts ever faster

June 15, 2021
An Antarctic glacier gathers pace. In the north, the Arctic ice thins faster. Racing climate heat is feeding polar concerns.

Maggot burgers can help to solve world hunger

June 14, 2021
Fancy maggot burgers for dinner? Eating animals and plants which revolt many of us could cut hunger caused by climate change.

Solve nature and climate together or not at all

June 11, 2021
Sink or swim as one, says science. Solve nature and climate together, or neither of the twin crises will be soluble.

Fish supplies face rising threat from algal blooms

June 10, 2021
Fish farms, and the protein supply of over three billion people, are at increasing risk from algal blooms.

Olympic cauldron awaits 2021’s Tokyo competitors

June 9, 2021
Despite a recent Covid spike Japan is going ahead with its plans, involving a veritable Olympic cauldron for competitors.

Pathway to global climate catastrophe is clear

June 8, 2021
Global climate catastrophe could be nearer than we think. New research suggests how it could happen.

Ecosystem sentinels sound alarm for the oceans

June 7, 2021
Sea birds are known as ecosystem sentinels, warning of marine loss. As their numbers fall, so could the riches of the ocean.

Buy forest rescue at $25 a year from everyone alive

June 4, 2021
All win by protecting nature, not exploiting it. That needs huge sums: buy forest rescue at $25 a year from everyone alive today.

Nuclear industry’s propaganda war rages on

June 3, 2021
With renewable energy expanding fast, the nuclear industry’s propaganda war still claims it helps to combat climate change.

Polar cod face new threat from Arctic oil pollution

June 2, 2021
Already struggling to survive in warming Arctic seas, the polar cod are now at risk from rising oil pollution.

Global heating causes 1 in 3 heat-related deaths

June 1, 2021
In a heatwave, global warming driven by fossil fuels becomes an act of self-harm. It causes 1 in 3 heat-related deaths.

Timber homes are a good investment for the future

May 31, 2021
Timber homes could do more than just save energy, and stall climate change. They could be a sound investment.

Fossils show oblivion’s malign impact on nature

May 28, 2021
We are obliterating other life: oblivion’s malign impact could bring extinction faster than at almost any time known so far.