9 February, 2017 – Electric trains in the Netherlands have relied entirely on renewable energy since 1 January, and now the UK and Belgium are following in their tracks.
29 November, 2016 – A warming climate is exposing the Arctic to the possibility of radical changes that could affect the rest of the planet, scientists say.
26 July, 2016 – New analysis shows that the science underpinning the global treaty aiming to stop average temperatures rising more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels urgently needs more research.
3 June, 2016 – The reputation of Europe as a renewable energy leader has taken a serious knock as its investment dropped by 21 per cent last year while global figures reached record levels.
27 May, 2016 – Scientists warn that some of the jewels in the crown of the world’s natural and man-made treasures face decay and destruction because of climate change.
18 May, 2016 – Very high temperatures are set to affect some of the world’s least developed countries before touching the richer nations that are more responsible for climate change.
6 May, 2016 – Despite the Republican US presidential candidate’s claim that climate change is a hoax, a new survey has found that more than half of his supporters believe global warming is happening.
7 April, 2016 – Analysis of data stretching back 12 centuries reveals questions surrounding climate models that have linked wet and dry weather extremes to current temperature rise.
4 April, 2016 – Plants genetically modified to take advantage of hotter temperatures and increased carbon dioxide could cut fertiliser use and raise yields to alleviate global food shortages.
17 March, 2016 – Heavy pollution from coal-fired power stations results in Serbia losing a third of its national wealth annually because of premature deaths caused by poor air quality.