13 November, 2018 – Rapid warning means rapid change in the north. That’s bad news for the hardy Arctic shorebirds and delicate plants that once found safety there.
12 November, 2018 − After years of repression, invasion and conflict, Iraq’s climate stresses now threaten new miseries, including more intense heat and dwindling rainfall.
9 November, 2018 – Heavy rain must fall somewhere. The danger lies in where it falls and on what kind of terrain. As cities grow, the risk of flash floods rises.
30 October, 2018 – Humans cannot expect a safer, cooler world from geoengineering. The only sure way to slow dangerous global warming and climate change is to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
26 September, 2018 – Promises to slow climate change have yet to be implemented. And even if they are, they may not be enough, because of the Arctic thaw.
25 September, 2018 – The Earth can expect more killer heat, from lethal heat waves and more intense temperatures claiming more lives. Wildfires, too, will become more polluting.
7 September, 2018 – Humans could be about to trigger a huge vegetation change and disrupt their own environment. It has happened before, but this time it is happening fast.
16 July, 2018 – Air conditioning is already a political hot potato. Refrigeration could soon be a burning issue. Cooling a warmer world will cost the Earth in climate terms.
10 July, 2018 – Once again, past warming warns of the power of climate change. The surprise is that it doesn’t take much warming to raise sea levels six metres.
4 July, 2018 – In 80 years the rising seas’ cost may be $27tn a year globally, with the oceans possibly nearing two metres above their present levels.
29 May, 2018 – Summer is the worst time for many allergies that make noses run and sufferers feel below par. They’re causing widespread misery just now.