ADAPTATION

As climate heat worsens, a hungrier world is likely
by Tim Radford
A hotter world will mean a hungrier world. On the evidence so far, the world’s farmers cannot adapt…
Amazon Fires: Indigenous People Show Fire Can Be Used Sustainably
Amazon Fires: Indigenous People Show Fire Can Be Used Sustainably
by Jayalaxshmi Mistry
As thousands of fires rage across the Amazon, world headlines have highlighted the associated…
Climate Change Threatens Coffee – But We’ve Found A Delicious Wild Species That Could Help Save Your Morning Brew
Climate Change Threatens Coffee – But We’ve Found A Delicious Wild Species…
by Aaron P Davis, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
The world loves coffee. More precisely, it loves arabica coffee. From the smell of its freshly…
With Smart Action, Hope Isn’t Lost For Coral Reefs
With Smart Action, Hope Isn’t Lost For Coral Reefs
by U. Washington
Management that takes evolution and adaptation into account can help rescue coral reefs from the…

IMPACT

Extreme heat is growing threat to harvests
Extreme heat is growing threat to harvests
by Tim Radford
A warmer world means more chance of extreme heat in more than one continent at the same time, and a…
Migrants Fled Guatemala For U.S. After Drought And Food Shortages, Govt.…
by NBC News
President Trump has cut foreign aid to Guatemala and demanded the country do more to stem migration…
Balkan Water Reserves May Soon Run Short
Balkan Water Reserves May Soon Run Short
by Kieran Cooke
South-east Europe faces problems in the next decade as Balkan water reserves are expected to…
Not Convinced On The Need For Urgent Climate Action? Here's What Happens To Our Planet Between 1.5°c And 2°c Of Global Warming
Here's What Happens To Our Planet Between 1.5°c And 2°c Of Global Warming
by Rachel Warren and Sally Brown
Many numbers are bandied around in climate emergency discussions. Of them, 1.5°C is perhaps the…

POLITICS

Here's What Happens When Political Bubbles Collide
Here's What Happens When Political Bubbles Collide
by Alexander J. Stewart and Joshua B. Plotkin
Social media has transformed how people talk to each other. But social media platforms are not…
Scientists Back Global Climate Strike
Scientists Back Global Climate Strike
by Alex Kirby
20 September sees the start of a week-long youth-led global climate strike. Students will be…
Why Old-school Climate Denial Has Had Its Day
Why Old-School Climate Denial Has Had Its Day
by Michael J. I. Brown
The Coalition has been re-elected to government, and after six years in office it has not created…
What Extinction Rebellion climate activists are demanding from governments
by Democracy Now!
More than 700 climate activists were arrested in 60 cities worldwide in a global effort aimed at…

MORE....

Warming could exceed 1.5°C limit by 2026
Global Warming Could Exceed The 1.5°C Temperature Limit By…
by Tim Radford
The planet is on course to breach the internationally agreed warming…
Here Are 5 Practical Ways Trees Can Help Us Survive Climate Change
Here Are 5 Practical Ways Trees Can Help Us Survive Climate…
by Gregory Moore
As the brutal reality of climate change dawned this summer, you may…
Is The Supreme Court Wading Deeper Into Politics By Blocking The EPA?
Is The Supreme Court Wading Deeper Into Politics By…
by Robert Percival, Professor of Environmental Law, University of Maryland
Speaking at a law school last week, Chief Justice John Roberts…
Climate change, that's just a money grab by scientist...…
by Global Weirding with Katharine Hayhoe
Climate change - aren't you scientists just making the whole thing up…
6 Positive Climate Change News Stories From 2019
6 Positive Climate Change News Stories From 2019
by Heather Alberro, et al
Climate researchers have not given up hope and authors were asked to…
Canada's Liberals Make It Hard For Green Voters To Love Them
Canada's Liberals Make It Hard For Green Voters To Love Them
by Mark Winfield
The recent appearance in the province of Ontario of Premier Doug…
Americans Are Worried About Climate Change, But Underestimate How Serious It Is
Americans Are Worried About Climate Change, But…
by Bobby Duffy
The world is often better and getting better than people think.…
To Win A Climate Election, Parties Need Ambition, Not Compromise With The Fossil Fuel Industry
To Win A Climate Election, Parties Need Ambition, Not…
by Marc Hudson
The UK will go to the polls on December 12 for the third time in four…

EVIDENCE

Atlantic Current Could Falter Before 2100
Atlantic Current Could Falter Before 2100
by Tim Radford
v The Atlantic current won’t come to a full stop the day after tomorrow. But it could face a…
Climate Scientists Explore Hidden Ocean Beneath Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelf
Climate Scientists Explore Hidden Ocean Beneath Antarctica's Largest Ice…
by Craig Stevens and Christina Hulbe
Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf is the world’s largest floating slab of ice: it’s about the size of…
Why The Global Warming Pause Was A Myth All Along
Why The Global Warming Pause Was A Myth All Along
by Stephan Lewandowsky, University of Bristol
The idea that global warming has “stopped” is a contrarian talking point that dates back to at…
The US government might charge for satellite data again – here's why that would be a big mistake
The US government might charge for satellite data again – here's why that…
by Zhe Zhu, Assistant Professor of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut
Landsat is one of the most important U.S. satellite systems. Since the program’s launch in 1972,…

WEATHER

Warnings of Worse-Than-Usual Hurricane Season Point to Trouble Ahead
Warnings of Worse-Than-Usual Hurricane Season Point to Trouble Ahead
by Eoin Higgins
Hurricane season is about to start and its risks will only grow and potentially compound any…
Droughts And Flooding Rains Already More Likely As Climate Change Plays Havoc With Pacific Weather
Droughts And Flooding Rains Already More Likely As Climate Change Plays…
by Scott B. Power, et al
Global warming has already increased the risk of major disruptions to Pacific rainfall, according…
Hurricane Dorian Was Fueled by Climate Change. Why Isn’t the Mainstream…
by Democracy Now!
At least 44 people are dead, and the number is expected to rise dramatically, as the Bahamas…
India Floods: Death Toll In Uttar Pradesh, Bihar Passes 100
by Al Jazeera English
Flooding in the north and east of India has killed more than 100 people. Four days of downpour has…

SOLUTIONS

Plentiful Renewable Energy Awaits The World
Plentiful Renewable Energy Awaits The World
by Tim Radford
Cheap and plentiful renewable energy is possible: pure hydrogen power in the ground, enough wind in…
Why South Africa Can't Make A Massive Shift To Renewables
Why South Africa Can't Make A Massive Shift To Renewables
by Hartmut Winkler
There’s a lively debate raging in South Africa about the extent to which renewables should replace…
Greenhouse Gas Levels Surge Despite Slow Economy
Greenhouse Gas Levels Surge Despite Slow Economy
by Kieran Cooke
The global economy has been hard hit by the Covid pandemic. But greenhouse gas levels have…
Fast Fashion Lies: Will They Really Change Their Ways In A Climate Crisis?
Fast Fashion Lies: Will They Really Change Their Ways In A Climate Crisis?
by Anika Kozlowski
Recently Zara introduced a sustainability pledge. But how can Zara ever be sustainable? As the…

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