27 NOVEMBER, 2018 – Everything that humans eat or drink comes directly or indirectly from plants. Many wild plant ancestors, of even the most precious species, could be at risk.
26 November, 2018 – With new aircraft, humans could potentially mimic volcanic action, dim the sunlight and slow global warming, making geoengineering work. It’s a controversial idea.
23 November, 2018 – Unrestrained global warming and a hotter climate will cost Europe dear in lives lost and economies squeezed. Even if it’s limited, there’ll be a price to pay.
22 November, 2018 – The tropical forests of the Andes are responding to climate change. But a tree can climb only so far before it has nowhere to go.
21 November, 2018 − Growing enough greenery to provide cleaner fuel and slow climate change will need a biofuel land grab: a 10 to 30-fold rise in land devoted to green crops.
20 November, 2018 − Climate impacts aren’t just potentially catastrophic: they could be simultaneous multiple disasters. US scientists have compiled a catalogue of calamity and a map of mayhem.
19 November, 2018 – Once again, US government scientists warn that hurricane and flood hazard is amplified by a warming world. But worse storms are caused by big cities too.
16 November, 2018 − If their new leader, Jair Bolsonaro, acts as many Brazilians expect him to, the Amazon forest is likely to suffer serious damage.
15 November, 2018 – In the long term, some creatures will adapt to climate change and evolve. Mosquito evolution could bring new species – and new diseases.
14 November, 2018 − Britons who waste heat and energy by allowing leaks from their buildings face space-based satellite fuel poverty spotters.
13 November, 2018 – Rapid warning means rapid change in the north. That’s bad news for the hardy Arctic shorebirds and delicate plants that once found safety there.