ADAPTATION

How the humble hedge works hard to protect Britain's urban environment
How the humble hedge works hard to protect Britain's urban environment
by Tijana Blanusa, Principal Horticultural Scientist (RHS)/RHS Fellow, University of Reading
Could there be anything more British than a National Hedgerow Week? Possibly no one in the world is…
How Tiny Microbes Are Revolutionizing Big Agriculture
How Tiny Microbes Are Revolutionizing Big Agriculture
by Mathew Wallenstein, Colorado State University
Walk into your typical U.S. or U.K. grocery store and feast your eyes on an amazing bounty of fresh…
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How scientists are using drones to lower the risk of catastrophic flooding…
by Rodrigo Narro Pérez, PhD Candidate, School of Earth, Environment and Society, McMaster University
Early in the morning on Dec. 13, 1941, the citizens of Huaraz, Peru, heard a terrifying rumble echo…
Direct Virus Lessons We Can Learn As We Go
Direct Virus Lessons We Can Learn As We Go
by Alex Kirby
Learning from pandemics is hard but vital. We need 1918’s virus lessons this time round to show us…

IMPACT

Indonesia's Huge Fires And Toxic Haze Will Cause Health Problems For Years To Come
Indonesia's Huge Fires And Toxic Haze Will Cause Health Problems For Years…
by Maria C. Lo Bue
Indonesia is currently in the throes of an environmental emergency. Thousands of hectares of forest…
Coal-burning Generators Could Swallow Vital Water
Coal-burning Generators Could Swallow Vital Water
by Tim Radford
You need energy to develop. You also need water. So coal-burning generators that need water for…
Extreme Heat: When Outdoor Sports Become Risky
Extreme Heat: When Outdoor Sports Become Risky
The most recent decade was the warmest in the United States since record keeping began in 1895.And…
Food Supply Threats from Ongoing Catastrophic Flooding in US Midwest
by Paul Beckwith
I chat about ongoing US Midwest misery from a deep, persistent jet stream trough. After a cold…

POLITICS

The Gloves Are Off: Predatory Climate Deniers Are A Threat To Our Children
The Gloves Are Off: Predatory Climate Deniers Are A Threat To Our Children
by Tim Flannery
In this age of rapidly melting glaciers, terrifying megafires and ever more puissant hurricanes, of…
How Germany's Green Party Took On The Far Right To Become A Major Political Force
How Germany's Green Party Took On The Far Right To Become A Major…
by Chantal Sullivan-Thomsett
A green wave has flooded Europe in the 2019 European elections. The big winners of the night were…
Uncertain futures warn world to act as one
Uncertain futures warn world to act as one
by Tim Radford
Different computer simulations deliver variant and uncertain futures.
Politics tops science under Trump
Politics Tops Science Under Trump
by Kieran Cooke
If you don’t like the news, then suppress it − because politics tops science in the US today,…

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Natural Forests Are Best At Storing Carbon
Natural Forests Are Best At Storing Carbon
by Tim Radford
Natural forests are a global good. Well conserved, they help combat…
How The Countryside Could Be Our Greatest Ally In The Climate Crisis
How The Countryside Could Be Our Greatest Ally In The…
by Ian Boyd
Around 20% of the UK’s farms account for 80% of the country’s total…
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…
Desert treaty steps up fight for degraded land
Desert Treaty Steps Up Fight For Degraded Land
by Nivedita Khandekar
Degraded land − drought − the spread of the world’s deserts: that’s…
As Sea Levels Rise, Are We Ready To Live Behind Giant Walls?
As Sea Levels Rise, Are We Ready To Live Behind Giant Walls?
by Hannah Cloke
Climate change, it’s fair to say, is complicated. And it’s big. One…
Most Of Ancient Methane Doesn’t Escape The Arctic Ocean Depths
Most Of Ancient Methane Doesn’t Escape The Arctic Ocean…
by Lindsey Valich-University of Rochester
New research pinpoints a source of methane in the Arctic Ocean—and…
Energy savings and power from wind and solar sources could be greater than from all imported fossil fuels. Image:Gerry Machen via Flickr
There Are Efficient Answers To Climate Concerns
by Tim Radford, Climate News Network
New research by the European Commission suggests that energy…
Evidence Shows Warming Forces World Of Ice Into Retreat
New Evidence Shows Warming Forces World Of Ice Into Retreat
by Tim Radford
New evidence from the air, space, atmospheric chemistry and old…

EVIDENCE

On The Ground In Greenland And Face To Face With The Reality Of Climate…
by NBC News
For many scientists, Greenland is a place where global warming’s impact is most apparent — and…
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Carbon Dioxide Trapped By Ice-age Oceans Raises Questions For Future
by Karen Kohfeld, Simon Fraser University and Zanna Chase, University of Tasmania
Over the past few decades, scientists have monitored the atmosphere and oceans using instruments,…
Why Extreme Climate Scenarios No Longer Seem So Unlikely
by PBS NewsHour
The United Nations has called climate change the “defining issue of our time.” But new analyses…
Antarctic Glacier's Unstable Past Reveals Danger Of Future Melting
Antarctic Glacier's Unstable Past Reveals Danger Of Future Melting
by Alan Aitken
New mapping of one of the most remote areas in Antarctica has revealed regions deep within Earth’s…

WEATHER

Climate vs Weather
by Global Weirding with Katharine Hayhoe
It's freezing outside, so all that talk about global warming is just a bunch of hooey...right? Find…
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…
Hurricane Season: Vulnerable Countries Will Face Storms On Top Of Coronavirus
Hurricane Season: Vulnerable Countries Will Face Storms On Top Of…
by Anitha Karthik
In just over a month’s time, the US Atlantic hurricane season will begin. This means a series of…
How Climate Change Could Be Making Flooding Rains Worse
How Climate Change Could Be Making Flooding Rains Worse
by Joelle Gergis, Australian National University
Over the past three years, I’ve been working on the forthcoming report by the United Nations’…

SOLUTIONS

A man wearing a hard had installs a solar panel
Doping trick removes hurdle for next-gen solar cells
by Karl Greenberg-NYU
Researchers have figured out a way to overcome a key hurdle in making efficient perovskite solar…
To Reduce Greenhouse Gases From Cows And Sheep, We Need To Look At The Big Picture
To Reduce Greenhouse Gases From Cows And Sheep, We Need To Look At The Big…
by Mario Herrero
Farming livestock – cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and chickens – contributes around 6 billion tonnes…
Carbon Dioxide Can Be Make into A Usable Fuel
Carbon Dioxide Can Be Make into A Usable Fuel
by Tim Radford, Climate News Network
With water, light and waste metal, you can turn greenhouse gases into rock. With light, you can…
How A Game Can Move People From Climate Apathy To Action
How A Game Can Move People From Climate Apathy To Action
by Juliette N. Rooney-Varga
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been called a…

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