19 June, 2018 – A warmer world could mean shrinking harvests and a more meagre diet for millions of people, according to two new studies.
18 June, 2018 – Invisible flickering detected by satellite could throw new light from plant growth on the mysteries of the planet’s carbon budget.
11 June, 2018 – ET hasn’t been in touch. Enduring silence may be the real message from distant and ancient galaxies, if advanced civilisations destroy the conditions for their own survival.
7 June, 2018 – The global green vision can become reality, with warming held to 1.5°C. Energy efficiency, radical changes to diet, and renewable energy can together save the planet.
25 May, 2018 – One consequence of more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will be less nutritious rice, despite growth gains for some other crops.
21 May, 2018 – Unless nations act fast, habitat loss could rob half of all insects of over half their habitat. Other creatures, too, could suffer in a 3°C warmer world.
8 May, 2018 – A more variable climate spells another injustice in a warming world, with the poorest people likely yet again to feel the heat most intensely.
4 May, 2018 – The big heat is on the way. As the world warms, so will Europe’s drought risk, and its soils will turn increasingly dry.
24 April, 2018 – It’s known as the Emerald Isle, but Ireland’s household pollution means the country’s homes emit more carbon than any other EU member.
20 April, 2018 – Fears that the supply of cocoa beans would dry up have led a confectionery giant to help farmers avert a climate chocolate threat.
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.