6 November, 2018 – How forest carbon storage affects climate change is a vital part of scientists’ calculations. But fresh uncertainties keep on sprouting.
2 November, 2018 – Parts of Africa may grow too hot for tsetse flies, farmers’ scourge and carriers of disease. But will they simply move to higher, cooler terrain?
31 October, 2018 − A group of British scientists and their supporters is willing to risk a prison term to press governments to tackle climate change and environmental crisis.
17 October, 2018 − Scientists warn that human impacts speeding up species extinction will wipe out genetic material assembled over millions of years.
15 October, 2018 − Conservation of forests is a vital part of the attempt to contain global warming − but thicker growth may not be as helpful as many assume.
2 October, 2018 – Time for new thinking? Researchers want an upgrade of the Gaia Theory of life on Earth, in an epoch when humans have power, but not understanding.
28 September, 2018 – The warming climate is changing the globe: mountain species climb higher, valley floors sink and animal numbers fall, while their living space shrinks.
27 September, 2018 – Forget organic agriculture: instead, go for growth, use less land and choose high-yield farms. They may be the best answer to the planet’s needs
21 November, 2018 – Scientists say stretches of “eternal” Swiss snow are melting faster than 20 years ago, with serious impacts for water supply and tourism.
19 September, 2018 – Cover enough ground with wind turbines and solar panels, and you change the local climate, green the desert and could even boost the Sahara’s rainfall.
17 September, 2018 – There may indeed be abundant fish in the sea – but only if nations confront overfishing and limit global warming.