Climate science

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Climate change role clear in many extreme events but social factors also key, study finds
Professor says link to extreme weather sometimes overestimated but climate costs underestimated

Sofia Quaglia

28, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Truthful climate reporting shifts viewpoints, but only briefly, study finds
Researchers gauged responses to climate science versus scepticism and suggest facts bear repeating

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

20, Jun, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Thirty years of climate summits: where have they got us?
Highlights and lowlights of Cop since Rio 1992, when countries set up a system to tackle climate crisis

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

11, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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It’s not your imagination, US summers are hotter than ever before
An alarming trend shows average temperatures have increased by at least 2F since 1970, with even higher spikes in the west and south-west

Aliya Uteuova

10, Jun, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘Triple La Niña’: Australia may face another summer of flooding rains, US expert warns
Scientists are watching an area in Pacific Ocean that has been unusually cool – a signal current La Niña could linger

Graham Readfearn

09, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Global heating is turning white Alps green, study finds
Vegetated areas above treeline have increased by 77% since 1984, satellite data shows

Patrick Barkham

02, Jun, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Greenhouse gas removal ‘not a silver bullet to achieve net zero’
UK scientists say carbon capture is ‘hard and expensive’ and focus must be on reducing emissions

Helena Horton Environment reporter

30, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘World is at boiling point’: humanity must redefine relationship with nature, says report
Stockholm institute calls for ‘bold science-based decision-making’ to tackle climate, social and economic crises

Matthew Taylor

18, May, 2022 @8:59 AM

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Critical climate indicators broke records in 2021, says UN
World Meteorological Organization says extreme weather wreaked heavy toll on human lives

Damian Carrington Environment editor

18, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Shut down fossil fuel production sites early to avoid climate chaos, says study
Exclusive: Nearly half existing facilities will need to close prematurely to limit heating to 1.5C, scientists say

Damian Carrington Environment editor

17, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Caesar’s favourite herb was the Viagra of ancient Rome. Until climate change killed it off
Perfume, tonic – even love potion – silphium was prized by the ancient Romans, but in its success lay the seeds of its own downfall

James Tapper

15, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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South Africa’s April floods made twice as likely by climate crisis, scientists say
Brutal heatwave in India and Pakistan also certain to have been exacerbated by global heating, scientists say

Damian Carrington Environment editor

13, May, 2022 @11:01 AM

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