19 January, 2018 – Global warming took surface temperatures in 2017 to near-record levels, while the upper oceans reached their hottest known level.
16 January, 2018 – Coral reefs have always lived near the edge. Now, thanks to global warming, life there is five times more precarious.
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.
11 December. 2017 – Ever-heavier downpours threaten mainland America with harder rain as a consequence of global warming. US cities need to be ready.
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.
22 November, 2017 – City trees are responding to climate change and urban growth, making the most of the heat island effect.
21 November, 2017 – For a probably final look at the UN climate conference in Bonn, a Canadian writer explains what the COP 23 detail means.
18 November, 2017 – The Bonn climate talks end after two weeks of preparation for the crucial round next year to agree more stringent action.
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.
10 November, 2017 – Geo-engineering can stop the Earth warming, at least in theory, scientists say, but doubts persist over the possible risks.
7 November, 2017 – The world can feed many millions of extra mouths by altering crops to make the most of local conditions, scientists say.