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Forest, Ammersee, Bavaria, Germany

Guest post: How new EU rules could ‘hide’ climate impact of harvesting forests

This is a guest post by Dr Jo House, co-chair of the Global Environmental Change Theme at University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute and Dr Hannes... Read More

Guest posts | Jun 19. 2017.
Minke whale

Factcheck: Whale strandings and offshore windfarms

Last Saturday, two dead whales washed up on the coast of Suffolk, in eastern England, and a third was spotted floating at sea. ... Read More

Factchecks | May 26. 2017.
Slash and burn deforestation in the amazon rainforest. 60-70 percent of deforestation in the Amazon results from cattle ranches and soyabeans cultivation while the rest mostly results from small-scale subsistence agriculture.

Guest Post: Forests to provide a quarter of Paris Agreement's pledged mitigation

This is a guest post by Dr Jo House, reader in environmental science and policy at the University of Bristol's Cabot Institute, and Dr Giacomo Grassi,... Read More

Guest posts | Feb 27. 2017.
Skier jumping on snowy slope in Switzerland

Swiss ski resorts could see 70% drop in snow cover as climate warms

Skiers heading to the slopes of the Swiss Alps could find the ski season increasingly curtailed by a lack of snow, a new study says. ... Read More

Global temperature | Feb 16. 2017.
African penguins on the sandy beach. African penguin ( Spheniscus demersus) also known as the jackass penguin and black-footed penguin. Boulders colony. Cape Town. South Africa

Climate change and fishing lay ‘ecological trap’ for African penguins

Climate change and commercial fishing are luring endangered African penguins into an “ecological trap” that threatens their survival, a new study... Read More

Marine life | Feb 9. 2017.
Bushfire near Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Risk of ‘megafires’ to increase as climate warms

The likelihood of extreme wildfires - or “megafires” - across the world is expected to increase as global temperatures rise, a new study says. ... Read More

Plants and forests | Feb 6. 2017.
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.
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