16 March, 2018 – While more rain normally cools a summer environment, a warmer and wetter world could face quite unfamiliar problems.
26 February, 2018 – British scientists have just issued a detailed hazard forecast for Europe’s cities, for increasing floods, droughts and heatwaves.
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.
31 January, 2018 – Using atmospheric aerosols to cut global warming is widely condemned as dangerous. It might be even more dangerous to start it and then stop.
30 January, 2018 – Central and western Europe can expect a substantially higher flood risk in the future, even with ambitious cuts in temperature.
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.
20 November, 2017 – Hurricane Harvey caused devastation when it hit Houston. The likelihood of further Harvey-sized hurricanes hitting Texas is rising.
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.
27 October, 2017 – Superstorms as severe as Sandy, the monster which swamped New York City in 2012, could become more frequent because of rising sea levels.
13 October, 2017 – Government’s lack of response to climate change is criticised as forecasters in Ireland predict a decline in overall rainfall and an increase in torrential downpours.