13 August, 2018 – To cool the world and also boost plant growth, geo-engineered crops might do the trick. But if they work by dimming the sunlight, the plants will suffer.
10 August, 2018 – Climate change presents a dilemma. Inaction means ultimate catastrophe. But before then an ill-considered climate strategy could harm the poorest even more.
9 August, 2018 – They’re microscopic, but soil microbes play a massive role in the climate machinery. New research suggests they may be warming the world more than ever.
8 August, 2018 – As the world warms, the storm clouds gather. And Australian rain is now often of a ferocity and intensity without precedent.
7 August, 2018 – Researchers say the world may be approaching a tipping point, followed by a dangerous slide towards Hothouse Earth, an overheated planet.
6 August, 2018 – Hazards multiply when extreme heat and humidity join in lethal combination. Scientists now know exactly where this twin danger could be greatest.
25 July, 2018 – Ireland has decided to bring down the curtain on the Age of Coal by ending all fossil fuel investments.
24 July, 2018 – Money talks, says a study of Washington’s political lobbying and its influence on climate change law. Most of the most vocal money comes from big energy.
23 July, 2018 – The steadily warming climate is driving species loss, a new study finds, with the pace of change critical to population declines.
18 July, 2018 – Researchers now know more about the intricate mechanisms of change in the thawing Arctic permafrost. And what they know is ominous.
16 July, 2018 – Air conditioning is already a political hot potato. Refrigeration could soon be a burning issue. Cooling a warmer world will cost the Earth in climate terms.