15 February, 2018 – The Earth’s largest animal group faces a new threat. Insects – not just rare species, but common insects too – may become less genetically diverse.
14 February, 2018 – Think of reflectivity as down-to-earth geoengineering. Some simple actions could make a big difference to city life in the long hot summer.
5 February, 2018 – The risk of flooding to millions more people in Asia, Europe and North America will rise, demanding climate adaptation for a warmer world.
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.
31 January, 2018 – Using atmospheric aerosols to cut global warming is widely condemned as dangerous. It might be even more dangerous to start it and then stop.
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.
21 December, 2017 – Immigration, already a highly controversial topic in Europe, is set to grow as many more climate refugees head for the continent.
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.
15 December, 2017 – Can we run any faster? How tall can we get? Humans who accelerated into climate change may now have to accept our limits to growth.
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.
26 November, 2017 – There are many reasons why people should migrate in huge numbers. But new research pinpoints what may drive climate migrants