2 February, 2018 – To survive, polar bears need to gain weight, not lose it. With a longer summer and less sea ice, it’s a lot harder to do that.
1 February, 2018 – Climate effects strike US military installations today, a Pentagon study finds, despite White House failure to recognise any threat.
19 January, 2018 – Global warming took surface temperatures in 2017 to near-record levels, while the upper oceans reached their hottest known level.
18 December, 2017 – The East Antarctic ice sheet could raise sea levels far more than anyone thought. But there’s no way of knowing the worst for 40 years yet.
25 November, 2017 – The Earth has entered a new planetary epoch. And another 25 million kilometres of road in a few decades will mean a human-dominated planet.
17 November, 2017 – At the UN climate summit a group of countries has undertaken to end the use and the financing of coal.
3 November, 2017 – Painstaking and detailed study of the ancient Antarctic shows US-based scientists how natural and human causes affect the climate very differently.
15 September, 2017 – The alarming rate of glacial shrinkage worldwide threatens our current way of life, from biodiversity to tourism, hydropower to clean water supply.
22 August, 2017 – Till recently an essential part of Greenland life, Arctic dogs now face a struggle to withstand rising temperatures and dwindling ice.
16 August, 2017 – Foresters are being urged to plant tree species resilient to climate change to save the timber industry as Swiss trees swelter.
12 August, 2017 – Suddenly marine hotspots are raising sea levels in the eastern US. It may not be a permanent hazard – but it is a warning.