March 27, 2020 When the US Great Plains are hit again by sustained drought, the world’s food stocks will feel the heat.
March 26, 2020 Societies worldwide are changing overnight to meet the coronavirus threat. The climate crisis should match the rapid pandemic response.
March 25, 2020 Limited nuclear war could certainly slow planetary heating. But it could also cast a lethal wider chill, unleashing global hunger.
March 24, 2020 The United Kingdom leads the way in cutting carbon output from electricity production, to the surprise of its political leaders.
March 23, 2020 New studies shine a light on the intricate relationship in which climate affects vegetation, which in turn impacts on the global climate.
March 20, 2020 20 March, 2020 – Summer on much of the planet could get too hot for comfort by the end of the century, with more than a billion people seriously affected by extreme heat.
March 19, 2020 Greenland’s polar ice is now melting far faster than 30 years ago, Antarctic ice is retreating at an accelerating rate, and sea levels are creeping up.
March 18, 2020 With financial losses and a heavy death toll from climate-related disasters constantly rising, India is at last focusing on the dangers of global warming.
March 17, 2020 In less than a human lifetime, the world’s greatest rainforest could become parched grassland and scrub, and the Caribbean coral reef system could collapse completely.
March 16, 2020 LONDON, 16 March, 2020 – Brazilian rainforest expert warns that increased deforestation under President Bolsonaro’s regime is having a catastrophic effect on climate.
March 6, 2020 Climate change so far has meant more vigorous forest growth as greenhouse gases rise. The tropical forests may soon change that.
March 5, 2020 Ever higher seas are already eroding shorelines and flooding coasts. Soon the waves could wash away half the world’s sandy beaches.
March 4, 2020 There is a way to stop Europe’s coastal cities from vanishing below the waves – enclose the North Sea. But there’s a simpler solution.
March 3, 2020 A food source for many species spawns under the Arctic ice. Now fish breeding problems, caused by ice melt, threaten its future.
March 2, 2020 As climate heating drives tropical fish to seek survival elsewhere, humans will be left without the protein they need.
February 28, 2020 Educating both halves of humankind seems a no-brainer. Schools for girls could transform climate protection − and so much else.
February 27, 2020 The US state of Maryland is proposing a fossil fuel tax to pay for pre-school education and to promote electric cars.
February 26, 2020 Time and tide wait for no-one. As sea levels rise, the rising tides will become more impatient. Millions of Americans will have to migrate.
February 25, 2020 As planetary temperatures rise, the chances of species survival lessen. Mass extinction is coming. The challenge is to measure the loss.
February 24, 2020 How to dispose of old batteries from redundant electric vehicles? The good news: we can harvest their valuable contents to make new ones.