22 February, 2018 – Plastic particles are now present in every litre of water in the oceans and could be a threat to life as great as climate change.
29 January, 2018 – Plastic flotsam provides a liferaft for deadly bacteria – and a way of colonising coral reefs with killer infections.
19 January, 2018 – Global warming took surface temperatures in 2017 to near-record levels, while the upper oceans reached their hottest known level.
18 January, 2018 – Marine and freshwater fish could one day be in trouble as ever-rising levels of carbon dioxide affect aquatic life.
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.
16 January, 2018 – Coral reefs have always lived near the edge. Now, thanks to global warming, life there is five times more precarious.
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.
19 November, 2017 – Climate scientists have been looking again deep into the Earth’s history. Those past climate lessons are not reassuring.
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.
25 October, 2017 – Deep-water turbines could make a wind-powered world possible, scientists say, generating all the energy human civilisation uses today.