27 December, 2017 – Here’s a paradox: in one of the world’s sunniest countries, the Brazilian government remains lukewarm about its solar power potential, despite its plummeting costs.
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.
1 December, 2017 – Damage to vulnerable infrastructure caused by climate hazards could triple by the 2020s and rise over ten-fold by the end of the century.
29 November, 2017 – When the heat is on, ground shrinkage means subsiding soils. Sustained drought could cause structural problems in parts of Spain.
26 November, 2017 – There are many reasons why people should migrate in huge numbers. But new research pinpoints what may drive climate migrants
24 November, 2017 – Geo-engineering might be possible – but so far it doesn’t look practical. Yet another study sees dangers in the technofix.
13 November, 2017 – The prospect of the Earth overheating dangerously has come closer, with scientists warning that worse climate change will soon affect the planet.
7 November, 2017 – The world can feed many millions of extra mouths by altering crops to make the most of local conditions, scientists say.
October 23, 2017 – Research into the impact of climate change on early society reveals link between environmental stress and the collapse of civilisations.
11 October, 2017 – Drought brought on by climate change is not responsible for the Syrian war, scientists say, but it has helped to make conflict likelier.