19 June, 2018 – A warmer world could mean shrinking harvests and a more meagre diet for millions of people, according to two new studies.
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.
3 May, 2018 – Turbulent California faces a future of parched croplands and then flooded townships. Climate scientists call such things whiplash events.
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.
16 March, 2018 – While more rain normally cools a summer environment, a warmer and wetter world could face quite unfamiliar problems.
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.
26 February, 2018 – British scientists have just issued a detailed hazard forecast for Europe’s cities, for increasing floods, droughts and heatwaves.
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.
5 February, 2018 – The risk of flooding to millions more people in Asia, Europe and North America will rise, demanding climate adaptation for a warmer world.
1 February, 2018 – Climate effects strike US military installations today, a Pentagon study finds, despite White House failure to recognise any threat.