Rising global temperatures could be causing tropical storms to slow down, allowing them more time to unleash heavy rainfall once making landfall, a... Read More
The world’s water supply has been severely altered by global warming and changes to land use – such as agriculture and damming – over the past... Read More
Dr Benjamin Cook is a climate scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. ... Read More
The number of heatwaves affecting the African continent every year could be five times higher by 2050 as a result of climate change, a new study... Read More
Low-lying coral islands across the tropical oceans could become “uninhabitable” in the coming decades because of the combined impacts of sea level... Read More
The annual amount of CO2 emitted as a result of wildfires has fallen over the past 80 years, a new study finds. ... Read More
The rainforests, savannahs and woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa have lost around 2.6bn tonnes of CO2 over the past seven years, a new study finds. ... Read More
Holding global temperature rise to 1.5C would lead to significant economic benefits by the end of the century, a new paper suggests. ... Read More
While much of Europe is shivering in subzero temperatures, the Arctic and eastern US have basked in unseasonably warm conditions in recent weeks. ... Read More
More than 500 European cities could face sharp increases in droughts, floods and heatwaves if climate change continues to rise unabated, a new study... Read More
Much of the public discussion around climate change has focused on how much the Earth will warm over the coming century. But climate change is not... Read More
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