Climate change

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Biden returns US to Paris climate accord hours after becoming president
Biden administration rolls out a flurry of executive orders aimed at tackling climate crisis

Oliver Milman

20, Jan, 2021 @10:28 PM

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2020 was hottest year on record by narrow margin, Nasa says
Due to different methods, US Noaa judged year as fractionally cooler than 2016 while UK Met Office put 2020 in close second place

Oliver Milman

14, Jan, 2021 @6:15 PM

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Climate crisis: record ocean heat in 2020 supercharged extreme weather
Scientists say temperatures likely to be increasing faster than at any time in past 2,000 years

Damian Carrington Environment editor

13, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Why are ocean warming records so important?
If we want to understand global heating, we have to examine ocean temperature trends

John Abraham

13, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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New Zealand records seventh-hottest year, with extreme weather more likely
It has been nearly four years since New Zealand experienced a month with below-average temperatures, researchers say

Eleanor de Jong in Queenstown

12, Jan, 2021 @2:15 AM

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‘I see human resilience every single day’: people in tough jobs on how to stay hopeful
A hospice nurse, bereavement counsellor, firefighter, climate change lecturer and social worker share their secrets

Sirin Kale

10, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Global heating could stabilize if net zero emissions achieved, scientists say
If we can get emissions down to zero, planet will recover quicker than previously thought

Oliver Milman

07, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Severe climate-driven loss of native molluscs reported off Israel’s coast
Mediterranean study finds subtidal populations of cockles, whelks and other species have collapsed by 90%

Jonathan Watts Global environment editor

06, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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There’s a simple way to green the economy – and it involves cash prizes for all | Henry D Jacoby
The ‘carbon dividend’ is so elegant that it seems too good to be true, says Henry D Jacoby, of MIT’s joint program on the science and policy of global change

Henry D Jacoby

05, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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How greenhouse gases are actually cooling Earth's upper atmosphere
At high altitudes, carbon dioxide releases energy into space, making the atmosphere contract

Jeremy Plester

05, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Climate crisis will cause falling humidity in global cities – study
Research says planting trees in urban areas could mitigate rising temperatures

Weronika Strzyżyńska

04, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Fatal freshwater skin disease in dolphins linked to climate crisis
Researchers report affected animals off the coasts of the US, South America and Australia

Elle Hunt

29, Dec, 2020 @12:53 PM

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