The combined effects of global warming and land-use change could cause the world’s ecosystems to lose more than a third of their animal species by... Read More
Dr Michelle Tigchelaar is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Washington, currently investigating the impacts of climate change on global... Read More
The beef industry is currently responsible for 6% of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, making it as large a polluter as the construction... Read More
Limiting global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels rather than 2C could halve the number of vertebrate and plant species facing severe range... 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
The average hottest day of the year in Europe, North America and Asia has been made significantly more intense as a result of deforestation since the... 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
A rare butterfly could go extinct in the UK as a result of climate change, research suggests. ... Read More
The number of clashes between people and African lions could increase as temperatures rise, a new study suggests. ... Read More
The world’s mangrove forests, with their archetypal twisted roots protruding from the water surface, store more than 4bn tonnes of carbon, new... Read More
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