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.
20 November, 2017 – Hurricane Harvey caused devastation when it hit Houston. The likelihood of further Harvey-sized hurricanes hitting Texas is rising.
19 November, 2017 – Climate scientists have been looking again deep into the Earth’s history. Those past climate lessons are not reassuring.
17 November, 2017 – At the UN climate summit a group of countries has undertaken to end the use and the financing of coal.
15 November, 2017 – By the end of the century we should expect a world set for 3.4˚C more warmth than pre-industrial levels, analysts find.