The impact of climate change on soil moisture could push the land past a “tipping point” – turning it from a net carbon “sink” to a source... Read More
This year’s northern-hemisphere summer has seen a succession of heatwaves take hold in Europe, Asia, North America and northern Africa. ... Read More
The UK government last week published its updated strategy for tackling the impacts of climate change, including higher temperatures, drought and... Read More
The UK can have low-carbon electricity, heat and transport in 2050 at the same cost as today’s high-carbon energy system. ... 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 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
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
Carbon storage in Borneo’s tropical rainforests faces a dual threat from deforestation for agriculture and droughts caused by El Niño events, a new... Read More
Artificially cooling the planet through solar geoengineering could have some dramatic side effects – including an increase in droughts and... Read More
The health of millions of people across the world is already being significantly harmed by climate change, a major new report finds. ... Read More
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