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Warming climate increases Sahara’s spread

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.

Morocco heads for a thirsty future

31 March, 2018 – Despite ambitious efforts to cope with the effects of water shortage and climate change, Morocco faces a dauntingly dry century.

Will Cape Town’s Day Zero arrive?

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.

Humidity is the real heatwave threat

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.

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Alarm at rise in forest carbon

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.

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