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Geo-engineered crops may help – and harm

13 August, 2018 – To cool the world and also boost plant growth, geo-engineered crops might do the trick. But if they work by dimming the sunlight, the plants will suffer.

Climate strategy needs tailoring to poorest

10 August, 2018 – Climate change presents a dilemma. Inaction means ultimate catastrophe. But before then an ill-considered climate strategy could harm the poorest even more.

Growing risk of extreme heat and humidity

6 August, 2018 – Hazards multiply when extreme heat and humidity join in lethal combination. Scientists now know exactly where this twin danger could be greatest.

Warmer world needs more protected habitat

25 June, 2018 – With climate change soon to be the main threat to biodiversity, protected habitat will be a higher priority than ever to give wildlife a chance.

Extinction may silence advanced civilisations

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.

Global green vision is do-able, with an effort

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.

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