Extreme weather

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Climate crisis and energy costs fuel £600 rise in UK household food bill, analysis finds
Extreme weather contributing one-third of all food price inflation with worse to come in 2024, warn climate researchers

Sarah Butler

27, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘Fire on fire’: how migrants got blamed for Greece’s devastating blazes
In August, wildfires in Evros killed a group of people, including children, passing along a well-trodden migration route. Locals and politicians made the victims scapegoats for the disaster

Words by Katy Fallon and Giorgos Christides. Photographs by Alexandros Avramidis

23, Nov, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Madagascan heatwave ‘virtually impossible’ without human-caused global heating
Study finds impact of heat on millions of people went unrecorded, highlighting limitations many African countries face

Damian Carrington Environment editor

23, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Lightning superbolt hotspots have one thing in common, study finds
Phenomenon most frequent in north-east Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the Altiplano plateau across Peru and Bolivia

Jeremy Plester

23, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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National Trust calls on UK government to improve climate resilience
‘Urgent and unswerving attention’ required to deal with rising temperatures and extreme weather

Steven Morris

20, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Centrelink urged to suspend mutual obligations during periods of extreme heat
Federal MPs including Amanda Rishworth asked to consider halt to the obligations during heatwaves

Cait Kelly

19, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Weather tracker: Anchorage on course for its snowiest November ever
Alaska’s largest city breaks several daily snowfall records, with snowstorms prompting state of emergency

Lauren Herdman and Morgan Thomas (Metdesk)

17, Nov, 2023 @8:50 AM

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As a student, I’m striking for climate action. If you’re worried or angry about the climate crisis, join us | Jeremy Phu Howard
I used to believe I had no real say in what our government did. But eventually I realised that that simply wasn’t true

Jeremy Phu Howard

16, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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At risk: 10 ways the changing climate is creating a health emergency
Diseases will spread faster and further, and kill more people, as the effects of record heat, floods, drought and storms escalates

Joan van Dyk

16, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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State of emergency declared in parts of France after record rainfall
Floods force evacuation of homes, schools and town halls in Calais region and in the Alps

Kim Willsher in Paris

15, Nov, 2023 @11:19 AM

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Hiker drank from puddle and ate tadpoles to survive Texas desert ordeal
Marketing executive Jeff Hahn, 59, credits ‘three miracles’ for his survival in extreme heat in Big Bend Ranch state park

Ramon Antonio Vargas

15, Nov, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Climate-heating gases reach record highs, UN reports
World Meteorological Organization sees ‘no end in sight to the rising trend’, largely driven by fossil fuel burning

Damian Carrington Environment editor

15, Nov, 2023 @10:00 AM

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