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Climate models have got it right, study finds

Thursday - Climate models have accurately predicted global heating for the past 50 years, a study has found.

New water for old as glaciers vanish

Thursday - Voids left as glaciers vanish could be used to store spring snowmelt and rainfall to save the valleys below from summer droughts.

We're heading for the hottest decade on record

Wednesday - The past decade is almost certain to be the hottest on record, weather experts have warned, painting a bleak picture of vanishing sea ice, devastating heatwaves and encroaching seas.

Kerry declares war on climate with some help from Hollywood

John Kerry

Wednesday - FORMER US Secretary of State John Kerry has declared World War Zero by forming a bipartisan coalition of Hollywood stars, world leaders and military brass to push for public action on climate change.

Race is on to find wild relatives of food plants

Wednesday - Seeds from 400 wild relatives of food crops such as bananas, rice and aubergines have been collected to save their valuable genetic diversity before it is lost.

Why science and art should work together

Wednesday - It’s no secret that scientists often struggle to explain their research in the most approachable way.

MADRID MESSAGE: Forget Trump, we'll join climate fight

Tuesday - The US will take action on greenhouse gases and engage with other countries on the climate emergency despite Donald Trump, a Congress delegation has told the UN climate conference in Madrid.

ARTICLE 6: The issue that will keep them exercised in Madrid

Tuesday - It has proven the hardest part of the Paris Agreement to create rules for, with warnings a weak decision could undermine the accord. Now it will dominate UN talks in Madrid.

Where will the climate refugees go?

Tuesday - In the near future, global warming is expected to create millions of climate refugees, and individuals and organisations are already searching for ways to help them.

Work begins on Adelaide green hydrogen plant

Tuesday - Construction has begun on a pioneering hydrogen production facility in Adelaide, which will play a major role in South Australia’s bid to become a global leader in certified green hydrogen.

Warming world could bring earlier babies

Tuesday - Babies could be born up to two weeks’ earlier as the climate warms.

Madrid climate talks to split nations

Monday - The Chilean and Spanish governments hope to use UN climate talks, which begin in Madrid today, to assemble an alliance of countries that will pledge to curtail carbon emissions and pile pressure on...

Amazon fires are melting Andes glaciers

Monday - Black carbon from Amazon rainforest fires is settling on Andes glaciers and making them melt faster, according to new research.

Bolsosnaro accuses DiCaprio: You're burning the Amazon

Monday - Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro has accused actor Leonardo DiCaprio of bankrolling the deliberate incineration of the Amazon rainforest.

New IMF chief urges climate action

Monday - New International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva tells why global heating is as big a threat to economic stability as another financial crash.

Paris targets need to be five times stronger

29 Nov 19 - In almost exactly a year’s time, nearly 200 countries will have the chance to go back to the drawing board and make revisions to their Paris Agreement commitments.

EU parliament declares climate emergency

29 Nov 19 - The European parliament has declared a global “climate and environmental emergency” as it urged all EU countries to commit to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Axa vows to cut ties with coal industry

29 Nov 19 - Insurer Axa has promised to sever ties with the coal industry as part of a climate strategy to phase out the group’s multibillion pound investments and insurance underwriting of companies that back...

Coal-fired electricity set for biggest fall in four decades

29 Nov 19 - The world’s use of coal-fired electricity is on track for its biggest annual fall on record this year after more than four decades of near-uninterrupted growth that has stoked the global climate...

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