- Paul Brown
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Attacks on Amazon Indians and on their land rights are threatening vital areas of rainforest indigenous people have preserved for centuries.
A new study provides evidence that humans are capable of radically altering the world around us, and offers hope in the face of climate change.
Much of the public and scientific discussion around a slowdown, or hiatus, in the rate of global warming has been misguided, says prominent climatologist.
Climate change is upsetting rainfall patterns and the frequency of flooding in West Africa as it makes the region’s Sahel storms three times likelier.
Increased risk of drought-related wildfires at the heart of the Amazon rainforest adds to vulnerability caused by deforestation at the periphery.
A combination of acidification and global warming could be turning oceans toxic and threatens to destabilise the balance of marine life, say US marine scientists.
European researchers stress urgency of tackling global warming to meet climate targets, and say the goal of a less than 2°C rise may be unrealistic.
The 400 million people who depend on the predictability of the River Nile face an uncertain future as global warming delivers more extreme weather.
Nitrite pollution caused by rising temperatures is changing the chemistry of coastal waters, threatening more algal blooms and zones devoid of fish.
The discovery of a biological mechanism that halts rapid global cooling suggests the Earth can protect itself from a complete deep freeze.
Five US coral reefs are sinking beneath the waves due to the erosion of the sea floor, robbing coastal communities of their natural storm barrier.
The population of inland American cities will alter drastically if predictions of dramatic sea level rises by 2100 are correct, new report suggests.
Subtropical drylands heat up far quicker than humid climates, so the global temperature must be kept below the 2°C target to avoid serious consequences.
Innovative bicycle schemes in China and India are tackling chronic air pollution problems and congestion by encouraging people to stop using cars.
New study shows that a huge reduction in the carbon footprint of UK criminals equates to about 10% of the nation’s annual emissions.
The network of rivers, streams, ponds and lakes across Antarctica has been mapped for the first time, and the extent of water flow is phenomenal.
Scientists have long been aware of a forest’s ability to absorb carbon, but a new US study has discovered trees that emit methane.
Drastic cuts to the environment ministry of Brazil and the approval of anti-environment laws will jeopardise the country’s fulfilment of the Paris Agreement targets.
It is time for cricket, one of the world’s most widely played games, to start taking the threat posed by global warming seriously.
Research shows that the impact of temperature change during the Little Ice Age was much smaller than today’s effects of climate change.
Most of us don’t think much about soil, let alone its health. But as Earth Day approaches, it’s time to recommend some skin care for Mother Nature.
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