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Soybean plants ready for harvest

High temperatures to hit staple crops in the US this century, study says

Staple crops grown in the US could see their yields drop substantially by the end of the century as daily temperatures regularly soar past 30C, a new... Read More

Food and farming | Jan 19. 2017.
Congo basin peatland

Guest post: Vast carbon store found under Congo swamp forest

A guest article by Prof Simon Lewis, professor of global change science at University College London and the University of Leeds. ... Read More

Guest posts | Jan 13. 2017.
Willow warbler

Double threat to UK's birds and butterflies from climate change and land use

In the UK, rising temperatures are making life increasingly uncomfortable for species of wildlife better adapted to cooler climes. A new study offers... Read More

Wildlife | Jan 11. 2017.
A scientist studies the mosquitos that transmit the Zika virus.

Zika outbreak ‘fuelled by’ El Niño and climate change

The combination of a strong El Niño event and human-caused climate change created optimal conditions for the recent outbreak of the Zika virus in... Read More

Public health | Dec 19. 2016.
Thunderstorms on the Brazilian Horizon

Guest post: How scientists predicted CO2 would breach 400ppm in 2016

Prof Richard Betts is head of climate impacts research at the Met Office Hadley Centre and chair in climate impacts at the University of Exeter. ... Read More

Guest posts | Nov 8. 2016.
Green Leaves

Surge in plant growth explains slower CO2 rise over past decade

It's unequivocal that human activity is raising CO2 levels in the atmosphere. But since the start of the century, the level has stopped accelerating... Read More

Nov 8. 2016.
Andalusian landscape near Alora, Spain

Warming of 2C will push Mediterranean habitats into 'unprecedented situation'

The Paris Agreement, slated to come into force on the 4 November, contains a two-pronged, long-term goal for limiting global warming - holding to... Read More

Plants and forests | Oct 27. 2016.
Vietnamese village on the Mekong

Shifting tropical cyclones increases threat to sinking Mekong delta

With their furious winds, torrential rains and deadly storm surges, tropical cyclones are usually known for their destructive power. ... Read More

Storms | Oct 19. 2016.
Keble college Oxford

Highlights: Day one at the 1.5C conference on climate change in Oxford

More than 200 climate science and policy researchers, economists and social scientists have descended this week on Keble College in Oxford for a... Read More

Global temperature | Sep 21. 2016.
Credit: Wikimedia

Guest post: How data is key to conserving wildlife in a changing climate

A guest article by Dr Mark C. Urban, Director of the Institute of Biological Risk and associate professor in the department of ecology and... Read More

Guest posts | Sep 14. 2016.
The RRS James Clark Ross, a marine research vessel, in South Georgia.

Guest post: An Antarctic voyage in search of blue carbon

A guest article from Dr David Barnes, a marine benthic ecologist at the British Antarctic Survey, and colleagues Chester Sands, Narissa Bax, Rachel... Read More

Guest posts | Aug 1. 2016.
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