Change of diet could help tackle climate change

September 17, 2021
Food causes climate problems, and offers solutions too. New research examines what change of diet could do.

As big forests shrink, the carbon leaks and the heat rises

September 16, 2021
16 September, 2021 − The world’s greatest forests are turning to patchwork. The patches get more frequent, the carbon leaks and the heat rises.

To save the planet, cut down on milk as well as meat

September 15, 2021
Eating less meat is key to slowing the climate crisis. But if you want to cool the Earth, cut down on milk as well.

Smoke from wildfires kills thousands annually

September 14, 2021
Smoke from wildfires, linked to climate, grows daily more of a threat. Now science can see the direct human health cost.

Warming seas cut marine mammals’ survival chances

September 13, 2021
Warmer waters force endangered whales to move into the danger zone to find food, and leave other marine mammals hungry.

Earth’s future ‘hinges on UN Glasgow climate talks’

September 10, 2021
With the UN Glasgow climate talks starting next month, three Christian leaders say they will decide the planet’s future.

Amazon fires are rising threat to Brazil’s great rainforest

September 9, 2021
Brazil’s great rainforest is a reservoir of global richness. Its government has reduced that wealth and burned a resource.

Extreme sea levels could soon become annual events

September 8, 2021
Extreme sea levels are inevitable. Researchers now know more about their scale. Prepare for high tides almost every year.

Move from fossil fuels and promote renewables, says Iraq

September 7, 2021
Iraq, the planet’s sixth-largest oil producer, urges the world to move from fossil fuels and focus on renewable energy.

Global health journals warn on climate and nature

September 6, 2021
The world’s major health journals say the climate and nature crisis is an emergency demanding we transform our societies.

Unknown waters ahead puzzle marine modellers

September 3, 2021
Climate change will alter the blue planet on an almost global scale. Marine life will change in the unknown waters ahead.

Fellow climate strikers urge Afghanistan evacuation

September 2, 2021
The Fridays for Future campaign is urging safe passage from Afghanistan for fellow climate strikers and their families.

My lengthy battle to abandon fossil fuels

September 1, 2021
We can all agree to go carbon-neutral, but how easy is it? A Network editor describes his battle to abandon fossil fuels.

A billion children face extreme climate risk − UN

August 31, 2021
The climate crisis and pollution from other sources are putting a billion children in jeopardy, the United Nations says.

Climate denial? Flat Earth? What’s the difference?

August 30, 2021
People who deny that climate change is happening have something in common with people who believe in a flat Earth.

More people face greater risk from extreme heat

August 27, 2021
In a hotter world, periods of extreme heat are on the increase. And that presents a massive threat to life and health.

Brazil’s Grain Railway alarms indigenous groups

August 26, 2021
Brazil’s Grain Railway will cut right through the Amazon forest. Indigenous people and ecologists are aghast at the plan.

Cargo bikes offer new way to deliver goods in town

August 25, 2021
Moving goods − and even people − around towns and cities is becoming easier and healthier. Enter the cargo bike.

How an Irish weather station decided D-Day

August 24, 2021
Climate change and fickle elements can save nations or sink them. Irish weather was crucial to the Allies in June 1944.

Forest people offer the best hope of saving them

August 23, 2021
Trees are vital for solving the climate crisis. But there’s nothing simple about the forested world, as forest people know.