Climate News Network

New planetary epoch makes its mark

25 November, 2017 – The Earth has entered a new planetary epoch. And another 25 million kilometres of road in a few decades will mean a human-dominated planet.

UN climate summit means business

5 November, 2017 – The 2017 UN climate summit may not hit the headlines as some of its predecessors have done, but it can speed up global action.

Insects midges

Shock decline in flying insects

October 20, 2017 – Since 1989, numbers of flying insects have dropped by more than 75% in parts of Germany, with serious implications for the rest of Europe.

Climate change did not cause Syrian war

11 October, 2017 – Drought brought on by climate change is not responsible for the Syrian war, scientists say, but it has helped to make conflict likelier.

Coffee beans in woman's hands

Coffee producers feel the heat

29 September, 2017 – Global warming threatens to substantially reduce the amount of land suitable for coffee-growing by 2050, but bees could fly to the rescue.

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Religious call for climate solidarity

13 September, 2017 – Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew appeal for urgent global response to the ‘challenge of the ecological crisis and climate change’.

The Climate News Network’s Future

WE ARE making two significant changes to the Climate News Network over the next few weeks, and we want you to know about them before they happen, and also why they are happening. First, we are going to give more time and space to our mentoring work. This is designed specifically to be useful to journalists covering climate change, energy and related subjects, but it should work as well for everyone who wants to communicate facts objectively – scientists, for example. The changes mean we shall soon be providing: – a redesigned and expanded Training section (linked from our Home…

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