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Common insects face growing problems

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.

More reflectivity can cool the world

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.

Humidity is the real heatwave threat

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.

Human limits to growth may be here

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.

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