Sunday, 18 August 2019

Increasingly frequent marine heatwaves can lead to the almost instant death of corals, scientists working on the Great Barrier Reef have found.

These episodes of unusually high water temperatures are - like heatwaves on land

Thursday, 08 August 2019 13:14

Plant-based diet can fight climate change - UN

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Switching to a plant-based diet can help fight climate change, UN experts have said.

A major report on land use and climate change says the West's high consumption of meat and dairy produce is

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 12:30

Europe launches second EDRS space laser satellite

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Europe has launched the second satellite in its space laser telecommunications network.

It will use optical beams to pull pictures and data from other spacecraft and then speed that information to the

The impoverished African nation of Burundi comes top of a list of the world's most food-insecure countries says Christian Aid.

The charity argues that Burundi and others are now keenly feeling the impacts of climate change on their food

Monday, 05 August 2019 13:22

Stop abusing land, scientists warn

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Scientists are to deliver a stark condemnation of the damage being done to the land surface of the planet.

Human activities have led to the degrading of soils, expanded deserts, felled forests, driven out wildlife, and

The searing July heatwave that hit Europe last week was made both more likely and more intense by human-induced climate change, scientists say.

A rapid attribution study says that heating added up to 3C to the intensity of the event that scorched the UK,

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