11 December. 2017 – Ever-heavier downpours threaten mainland America with harder rain as a consequence of global warming. US cities need to be ready.
8 December, 2017 – A hotter world could be on the way, unless nations act. That’s because the gloomiest predictions may not have been gloomy enough.
7 December, 2017 – Shareholder intervention has helped to produce Shell’s green plan, a way to cut the energy giant’s climate impact. But questions remain.
6 December, 2017 – British companies targeting Brazilian oil deposits stand to benefit from massive tax relief offered by Brazil itself, despite its own recession
5 December, 2017 – The UK has cleaner air than in 1952 when the great smog of London descended on the capital – but not yet clean enough for thousands.
1 December, 2017 – Damage to vulnerable infrastructure caused by climate hazards could triple by the 2020s and rise over ten-fold by the end of the century.
29 November, 2017 – When the heat is on, ground shrinkage means subsiding soils. Sustained drought could cause structural problems in parts of Spain.
28 November, 2017 – The puzzle of the warming pause that stopped continues to perplex. Scientists now think the global climate hiatus never started anyway.
27 November, 2017 – Sun-fuelled flight is now at least theoretically possible – but solar-powered jets won’t be on the runway for some years yet.
24 November, 2017 – Geo-engineering might be possible – but so far it doesn’t look practical. Yet another study sees dangers in the technofix.
22 November, 2017 – City trees are responding to climate change and urban growth, making the most of the heat island effect.