4 July, 2018 – In 80 years the rising seas’ cost may be $27tn a year globally, with the oceans possibly nearing two metres above their present levels.
3 July, 2018 – A smartphone app devised by a British campaign group has brought to justice illegal goldminers in Peru, and is also being tested in African forests.
21 June, 2018 – The Antarctic buffer which has for millennia sheltered the continent’s huge inland ice sheet is being battered by seaborne wave action.
4 June, 2018 – Southern California’s wildfires are likely to increase as a protective layer of cloud is driven away by the warmer climate and urban growth.
1 June, 2018 – China’s trade plan could cause environmental catastrophe, scientists warn, because of its voracious appetite for natural resources and its climate impact.
15 May, 2018 – As climate change warms the Earth, one significant concern is the cooling crisis, the quest for energy-hungry artificial ways to keep ourselves cool.
2 May, 2018 – The UK government has under-estimated the country’s North Sea clean-up costs, which may double the expected price of decommissioning oil and gas.
30 April, 2018 – British and American scientists are joining forces to research the melting of an Antarctic glacier in what they are calling a race against time.
26 April, 2018 – Changes in Arctic currents today appear to reflect similar changes thousands of years ago – in the North Pacific. Scientists think they may be linked.
18 April, 2018 – To attain the internationally-agreed global warming limit, a clean energy spurt delivering six times more renewables than today is vital, analysts say.
12 April, 2018 – The North Atlantic currents which help to warm north-west Europe have slowed significantly since the last century, scientists confirm.