20 June, 2017 – Without drastic action to cut greenhouse gas emissions, potentially lethal heatwaves will threaten most people by the century’s end.
14 June, 2017 – As average summer temperatures rise in the tropics, so do the risks of mass death from killer heatwaves, climate scientists find.
12 June, 2017 – Buildings which heat and cool themselves – passive housing – save householders money by making big fuel economies and cut greenhouse gas emissions.
1 June, 2017 – Many city dwellers face a hotter future than their suburban and rural peers because the urban heat island effect can double city temperature increases.
23 May, 2017 – From the Himalayas to Switzerland, the world’s glaciers are melting – threatening vital water supplies and increasing the risk of sea level rise.
8 May, 2017 − Staggering sums of money involved in the long-term challenge of solving the world’s nuclear waste problems make it a booming business.
24 April, 2017 – Innovative bicycle schemes in China and India are tackling chronic air pollution problems and congestion by encouraging people to stop using cars.
13 April, 2017 – Indian Ocean climate phenomenon is identified as a major factor in the drought threatening widespread famine around the Horn of Africa.
4 April, 2017 – Climate change and deforestation in Brazil help mosquitoes spread viruses to humans and endangered species of monkeys.
3 April 2017 – Scientists warn that even a modest rise in average global temperatures will put millions of city dwellers at greater risk from extreme heat.
2 April, 2017 – Global use of irreplaceable groundwater is exhausting the supply so fast that researchers say it will drive up food prices and hit international trade.