31 July, 2018 – High temperatures do more than raise tempers and stoke conflicts. They are also linked to depression, mental instability and a higher suicide risk.
30 July, 2018 – The tropical forests could be at growing risk from climate change. And as they die, rising forest carbon emissions could threaten much of the Earth’s life.
27 July, 2018 – The last hope of the nuclear industry for competing with renewables is small modular reactors, but despite political support their future looks bleak.
26 July, 2018 – Ocean circulation distributes the planet’s heat. If the North Atlantic circulation slows, is it because of global warming, or a natural cycle?
25 July, 2018 – Ireland has decided to bring down the curtain on the Age of Coal by ending all fossil fuel investments.
24 July, 2018 – Money talks, says a study of Washington’s political lobbying and its influence on climate change law. Most of the most vocal money comes from big energy.
23 July, 2018 – The steadily warming climate is driving species loss, a new study finds, with the pace of change critical to population declines.
20 July, 2018 – Information now travels along the internet. But what happens when sea levels rise and leave a flooded internet, its vital cables and traffic hubs under water?
19 July, 2018 – For more than a century, scientists believed that only humans could cross the hostile oceans to reach Antarctica. Some strands of alien seaweed tell another story.
18 July, 2018 – Researchers now know more about the intricate mechanisms of change in the thawing Arctic permafrost. And what they know is ominous.
17 July, 2018 – Birds’ hunger for insects may have to shrink. A new calculation estimates the sheer weight of the insects they eat could be too big.