20 February, 2018 – Did a blitz by comet end a mysterious civilisation, or kill off the woolly mammoth? Ancient ashes tell a sombre story of climate change.
1 February, 2018 – Climate effects strike US military installations today, a Pentagon study finds, despite White House failure to recognise any threat.
29 January, 2018 – Plastic flotsam provides a liferaft for deadly bacteria – and a way of colonising coral reefs with killer infections.
23 January, 2018 – More than a third of India’s electricity supply is at risk from water scarcity, which also threatens urban life in parts of South Africa.
17 January, 2018 – Until the world makes polluters pay for the damage they cause, market failure like climate change will increase the environmental risks we all face.
8 December, 2017 – A hotter world could be on the way, unless nations act. That’s because the gloomiest predictions may not have been gloomy enough.
4 December, 2017 – Variety is not just life’s spice, but its support system. But it may not be so simple for mixed forests, researchers say.
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.
12 November, 2017 – Heat waves can be lethal – and researchers have now counted the ways they can kill. Humans may have only themselves to blame.
4 November, 2017 – One government is considering easing the path for climate refugees to gain admission, and the United Nations is also reviewing ways to help them.