3 May, 2018 – Turbulent California faces a future of parched croplands and then flooded townships. Climate scientists call such things whiplash events.
6 March, 2018 – Extremes of heat are dangerous. Just how dangerous is still being established. But since heat waves are on the way, city-dwellers need to know.
19 February, 2018 – Cricket, one sport with a devoted following in the United Kingdom, faces a doubtful future as the climate changes.
7 February, 2018 – On 23 January we reported on the water crisis facing the South African city of Cape Town, expected on 11 May to reach Day Zero, when water to homes and businesses will be cut off. A long-time resident reports.
11 December. 2017 – Ever-heavier downpours threaten mainland America with harder rain as a consequence of global warming. US cities need to be ready.
24 November, 2017 – Geo-engineering might be possible – but so far it doesn’t look practical. Yet another study sees dangers in the technofix.
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.
13 October, 2017 – Government’s lack of response to climate change is criticised as forecasters in Ireland predict a decline in overall rainfall and an increase in torrential downpours.
3 August, 2017 – The thermometer rises, the air becomes saturated, and the warmer, wetter world turns potentially lethal. By 2100, billions could be in danger.
23 July, 2017 – Balmy moments are happening more often in the Arctic winter. Blame this warmer Arctic on stormy weather, say scientists.