12 September, 2018 – All the electricity the world needs can come from clean energy, reliably and throughout the year, British researchers say, at any time of day or night.
10 September, 2018 – Carbon removal from the atmosphere cannot match reducing emissions of greenhouse gases as a way of slowing global warming, US analysts say.
… but not for long. Sorry everyone, but we’re having to stop the presses for a time – we’ve been brought to a halt by ill-health. It’s nothing serious, it shouldn’t last long – but it means we can’t publish anything for the moment. We plan to return on Monday 3 September, full of vim and vigour and with plenty to report. See you then! The Editors PS: We won’t be able to answer emails either for the duration.
14 August, 2018 – Most of the foreign money funding ocean plunder and the felling of the Amazon forest comes through tax havens, researchers say.
23 July, 2018 – The steadily warming climate is driving species loss, a new study finds, with the pace of change critical to population declines.
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.