5 April, 2018 – Climate change means the Sahara’s spread is growing, displacing millions. And North Africa’s pattern of atmospheric change could affect other regions.
31 March, 2018 – Despite ambitious efforts to cope with the effects of water shortage and climate change, Morocco faces a dauntingly dry century.
20 March, 2018 – Climate refugees, people fleeing climate change’s impacts by moving to new homes, may number over 140 million by 2050, the World Bank reports.
15 March, 2018 – With Cape Town’s water crisis so bad that its taps may soon run dry, Capetonians are working together to avert a shared disaster.
14 March, 2018 – A UN forest project is fuelling conflict over land, threatening local people and failing to slow deforestation, researchers say.
7 February, 2018 – On 23 January we reported on the water crisis facing the South African city of Cape Town, expected on 11 May to reach Day Zero, when water to homes and businesses will be cut off. A long-time resident reports.
23 January, 2018 – More than a third of India’s electricity supply is at risk from water scarcity, which also threatens urban life in parts of South Africa.
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.
21 December, 2017 – Immigration, already a highly controversial topic in Europe, is set to grow as many more climate refugees head for the continent.
24 November, 2017 – Geo-engineering might be possible – but so far it doesn’t look practical. Yet another study sees dangers in the technofix.
4 October, 2017 – Tropical forests release more carbon than they absorb, and the level of livestock emissions has been underestimated – new findings challenge climate assumptions.