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.
15 December, 2017 – Can we run any faster? How tall can we get? Humans who accelerated into climate change may now have to accept our limits to growth.
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.
12 November, 2017 – Heat waves can be lethal – and researchers have now counted the ways they can kill. Humans may have only themselves to blame.
11 November, 2017 – Many of the world’s poorest people are being poisoned by their basic foods – and global warming helps toxins to multiply.
7 November, 2017 – The world can feed many millions of extra mouths by altering crops to make the most of local conditions, scientists say.
30 October,2017 – The electric bus and other vehicles could have been running in London over a century ago, if fraudsters had not stifled clean urban transport at birth.
25 August, 2017 – A pollution-free world driven by renewable energy is possible, say scientists with a plan for a fossil fuel phase-out for 139 countries.
13 August, 2017 – New studies confirm climate change’s triple risk to Europe. The heat is on, lives are at risk and the floods are arriving earlier.
5 August, 2017 – By 2050, heat waves, floods and other climate change effects won’t be the only worry. There’s also the evidence that warming affects diet.
3 August, 2017 – The thermometer rises, the air becomes saturated, and the warmer, wetter world turns potentially lethal. By 2100, billions could be in danger.