19 January, 2018 – Global warming took surface temperatures in 2017 to near-record levels, while the upper oceans reached their hottest known level.
15 January, 2018 – Many cities which endure cold winters are adapting district heating schemes to keep people warm without the use of fossil fuels.
11 January, 2018 – Before his election President Trump promised a new age of US coal. But so far the industry’s gains look temporary, and its future remains bleak.
27 December, 2017 – Here’s a paradox: in one of the world’s sunniest countries, the Brazilian government remains lukewarm about its solar power potential, despite its plummeting costs.
24 December, 2017 – It’s not just the extreme temperature a heatwave brings that’s the problem, but the humidity from its burden of water vapour.
21 December, 2017 – Immigration, already a highly controversial topic in Europe, is set to grow as many more climate refugees head for the continent.
19 November, 2017 – The new US national defence strategy appears to leave President Trump in two minds on the risk from climate’s security threat.
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