262 articles from The Independent.

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2021-12-14 Why it’s so hard to know if the Kentucky tornado was caused by climate change A devastating, disorienting scene has been left in the wake of a powerful tornad...
2021-11-14 To get serious about climate change we need to get serious about peat Moor, bog, fen, mire, flush, swamp, slough. Peatlands have gotten a bum rap. The...
2021-11-12 Cop26: What is in the latest draft of the Glasgow climate change agreement? The United Nations Cop26 summit in Glasgow is seen as humanity’s last best chanc...
2021-11-12 Cop26: ‘We risk blowing it’ on climate change, Boris Johnson warns Prime minister Boris Johnson has warned that “we risk blowing it” on climate if ...
2021-11-02 Climate change graph ‘needs more colours’ as world gets hotter The climate scientist behind a renowned global-warming stripe graphic said he’s ...
2021-10-29 Cop26: Climate change could cause civilisation collapse ‘like fall of Roman Empire’, warns Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has issued an apocalyptic warning that civilisation could collapse...
2021-10-29 Arnold Schwarzenegger brands leaders who prioritise cash over climate ‘stupid or liars’ Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger has slammed leaders who claim fighting the ...
2021-10-08 Google and YouTube to cut off ad money for climate change deniers In one of the most aggressive measures by a tech or social media platform to cla...
2021-10-04 Mature trees can ‘learn’ to raise CO2 absorption, study finds in potential boost for climate change Mature oak trees can increase the amount of carbon dioxide they absorb, potentia...
2021-09-21 Time for world to ‘grow up’ and tackle climate change, says Boris Johnson Boris Johnson will today issue a call for the world to “grow up” and address the...
2021-09-16 New cabinet minister denied climate change in string of tweets Boris Johnson’s new international trade secretary has been accused of climate em...
2021-09-08 Climate change could see elephants’ ears grow larger as animals ‘shape-shift’ to survive, study suggests Climate change could be causing animals around the world to grow larger ears, be...
2021-09-03 US minorities face increased risk from climate change Black and Latino people in the US are most vulnerable to the ravages of the clim...
2021-09-01 iPad Air 4 review: Apple’s sleek and portable tablet is powerful enough to rival the iPad Pro The world’s children cannot afford more empty promises at this year’s United Nat...
2021-08-09 ‘Devastating’ IPCC report to warn time running out to save planet A “devastating” new UN report is expected to set out a stark message on runaway ...
2021-08-09 5 things to know about the new UN report on climate change The U.N.-appointed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a new re...
2021-08-03 Russian Arctic losing billions of tons of ice due to climate change Glaciers and ice caps in parts of the Russian Arctic are losing meltwater equiva...
2021-08-01 UK’s 2050 target for net-zero emissions ‘too far away’, says Boris Johnson’s climate change spokesperson The government’s 2050 target date of reducing the UK’s net carbon emissions to z...
2021-07-22 Madagascar famine becomes first in history to be caused solely by climate crisis The UN food agency has warned that thousands of families in southern Madagascar ...
2021-06-28 Once-in-a-millennium heat dome lodges over US and Canada in preview of future climate disaster Canada has recorded its highest temperatures on record as the country’s west, al...
2021-06-23 UN climate body warns of accelerating impacts in leaked draft report Devastating climate impacts that will fundamentally change life on this planet a...
2021-05-31 Study blames climate change for 37% of global heat deaths More than one-third of the world’s heat deaths each year are due directly to glo...
2021-04-15 New Google Earth feature shows 40 years of devastating climate change Google has announced its biggest update to Google Earth in years: the ability to...
2021-02-15 Bill Gates says ending Covid pandemic ‘very, very easy’ compared to tackling climate change Bill Gates has said ending the global Covid pandemic will be “very, very easy” c...
2021-02-01 Texas governor threatens to sue Joe Biden because of his ‘hostile’ agenda to tackle climate crisis Texas governor Greg Abbott pledged to fight climate crisis executive orders sign...
2021-01-15 The Climate Change Committee is advised by banks – how can the public trust its findings on fossil fuels? It is truly shocking that the banks who have been pouring billions into fossil f...
2021-01-05 Trump told us himself: He’s lost the war on climate change When Donald Trump was running for president in 2016, he made the bogus claim on ...
2021-01-05 Nasa satellite images show how the climate crisis is transforming the planet Nasa has released a series of satellite pictures which capture the impact of ext...
2021-01-05 Greenhouse gases already emitted ‘will warm Earth beyond 2C’ The amount of greenhouse gases already released into the atmosphere by humans wi...
2020-12-16 What is the Paris Climate Agreement and when can Biden rejoin deal? President-elect Joe Biden has vowed that among the first things he will do on en...
2020-12-16 What are Joe Biden’s plans to fight climate change? Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump in the US election could have a significan...
2020-11-20 Climate crisis – live: Email carbon footprint ‘not a worry’ while activists protest Biden hiring oil figure A report published in the FT yesterday claimed officials involved in preparation...
2020-11-12 Climate crisis – live: Biden to tackle environmental rollbacks as Greta Thunberg launches attack on Trump President-elect Joe Biden has signalled he will reverse Trump-era attacks on env...
2020-11-12 Earlier springs could cause common bird species to become extinct by end of the century, scientists warn A rapidly warming climate will spell disaster for swathes of life on earth, incl...
2020-11-05 What would a Biden victory mean for the climate crisis? Senior figures from across the world’s major economies have come together to con...
2020-10-29 What are Trump’s plans to fight climate change? Donald Trump’s reelection could have a lasting impact on the fight against the c...
2020-10-26 ‘We have to pay attention’: Warning as Arctic sea ice fails to freeze at latest date on record Scientists have sounded the alarm over Arctic sea ice levels after researchers r...
2020-10-23 ‘Trump is in an alternate universe’: Environmentalists react to president’s climate change remarks at debate It has been around 20 years since a lengthy discussion on climate change feature...
2020-10-23 ‘Beware the fumes from scary windmills!’ Trump mocked for ludicrous climate change remarks in debate Donald Trump made a bizarre series of statements during the climate change segme...
2020-10-16 This s*** is going to kill us’: Harrison Ford slams leaders who make climate change a ‘divisive issue’ Harrison Ford has called on voters to back leaders who will move to tackle the c...
2020-10-16 Amy Coney Barrett calls climate change ‘contentious’. Why that could be catastrophic for fighting the crisis Amy Coney Barrett insisted this week that she would bring no personal agenda to ...
2020-10-15 ‘A thunderous warning message’: Climate change drove our ancient human ancestors to extinction, study finds There is only one species of human alive today - Homo sapiens - and we are the l...
2020-10-15 Amy Coney Barrett refuses to say climate change is real in exchange with Kamala Harris Amy Coney Barrett declined to say that climate change is real, calling it instea...
2020-10-14 Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has no ‘firm views’ on climate change Supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has said that she has no “firm views” on...
2020-10-08 Record 16 climate disasters have hit US in 2020 costing more than $1billion each The number of climate change-driven disasters and extreme weather events costing...
2020-10-08 US officials: Climate change not a threat to rare wolverine U.S. wildlife officials are withdrawing proposed protections for the snow-lovin...
2020-10-08 Climate denial ads get 8 million views on Facebook despite firm’s ‘commitment to tackle misinformation’: study Groups with “opaque” finances are continuing to sow confusion and mistrust on Fa...
2020-10-08 VP debate: Mike Pence refuses to say climate change is an 'existential threat' Mike Pence refused to say that climate change is an existential threat and repea...
2020-10-08 California governor calls for protecting 30% of state land Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday to protect nearly a third...
2020-10-07 Climate crisis: European Parliament votes for cutting EU emissions by 60% in next 10 years The European Parliament has voted in favour of a legally binding target for the ...
2020-10-07 Gene-editing cows could cut greenhouse gas emissions from their farts and belches, study suggests Editing the genetic make-up of cows could significantly reduce methane from thei...
2020-10-07 'Wake up': Climate activist Nakate challenges world leaders Ugandan activist Vanessa Nakate challenged world leaders to “wake up” and recog...
2020-10-07 2020 saw hottest September on record as Arctic sea ice retreats to second lowest amount ever September 2020 was the warmest September on record, according to the European Co...
2020-10-06 Half of Fox News viewers believe climate crisis is caused by natural changes, not human activity Around half of Fox News viewers think the climate crisis is caused by natural ch...
2020-10-06 ‘I believe we are too late’: Rod Stewart says planet cannot be saved from climate change and lets rip on Trump Rod Stewart has dubbed Donald Trump that “p**** in the White House" for pulling ...
2020-10-06 If Covid-19 doesn't kill us, climate change will be 'environmental Armageddon', world leaders warn UN If the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t kill us, world leaders warned the United Nat...
2020-10-06 Climate change: Ozone hole over Antarctic ‘largest and deepest’ in recent years, scientists warn The ozone hole over the Antarctic has reached its maximum annual size and is one...
2020-10-01 Climate crisis: Greenland on course to lose more ice this century than in any other in past 12,000 years The decline of Greenland’s vast ice sheet is accelerating so quickly it is likel...
2020-10-01 Cambridge University ending fossil fuel investments The University of Cambridge said Thursday that it will kick all fossil fuel inv...
2020-09-30 Five takeaways from UN Summit on Biodiversity The United Nations Summit on Biodiversity convened on Wednesday with global lead...
2020-09-30 Brazil’s president slams ‘John Biden’ for ‘coward’ debate threats over Amazon destruction Brazil’s leader Jair Bolsonaro has fired back at Democratic candidate Joe Biden ...
2020-09-30 ‘Blue Planet II’ may not have caused a change in plastic preference, research finds The nature documentary Blue Planet II, which was narrated by Sir David Attenboro...
2020-09-29 76% of US adults want to know candidates’ plans for global warming Three in four Americans want to know more about presidential candidates’ plans t...
2020-09-28 ‘The present administration is disastrous’: David Attenborough condemns Trump’s impact on the natural world Sir David Attenborough says that the Trump administration has been “disastrous” ...
2020-09-25 ‘It’s a climate bomb’: The ‘zombie’ fires driving a vicious circle of global heating Volunteer fire fighters are battling so-called “zombie fires” in Siberia, a phen...
2020-09-25 Trump’s former Coast Guard chief backs Biden Donald Trump’s former Coast Guard chief is backing Joe Biden, in part because of...
2020-09-24 Half a million lives in California would be saved if government tackles climate crisis, House report says California would avoid more than half a million premature deaths over the next 5...
2020-09-24 How long to save the planet from climate catastrophe? This clock is ticking down For the past two decades, a giant digital display in Manhattan’s Union Square ha...
2020-09-24 China’s zero carbon pledge: What does it mean for the global climate change fight? In front of a large painting of the Great Wall, one of China’s most impressive f...
2020-09-23 Trump administration eyes scientist who downplays climate change for top NOAA job A successor has been named for the position of chief scientist at the National O...
2020-09-22 ‘Devastating’: Arctic sea ice shrinks to near record low Arctic sea ice has shrunk to its second lowest extent on record, since satellite...
2020-09-22 Climate Week NYC: Prince Charles calls for a ‘military-style campaign’ to tackle climate change Prince Charles has warned that “we must now put ourselves on a warlike footing” ...
2020-09-21 Climate Week: Richest 1% produce double the carbon emissions of poorest 3bn people The richest 1 per cent of the world’s population produce more than double the ca...
2020-09-21 Climate crisis ‘will dwarf impact of coronavirus’ Prince Charles warns The Prince of Wales has warned that the climate crisis will "dwarf" the impact o...
2020-09-18 Climate change: Global plastic waste on course to increase six-fold by 2030, scientists warn Despite numerous global commitments to address the vast amounts of plastic impac...
2020-09-08 Coronavirus chance to radically change economy, says climate assembly The citizens’ assembly on the climate crisis has urged Boris Johnson’s governmen...
2020-09-02 Climate crisis: Ice sheets melting at ‘worst-case scenario’ rate Ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are melting at a rate which matches clima...
2020-08-11 Climate change ‘to bring more tropical nights with high temperatures’ “Tropical nights”, where temperatures do not fall below 20C, could become a more...
2020-08-10 Climate crisis: Cod could disappear from British menus due to global warming Cod could disappear from British menus as global warming puts cold-water fish sp...
2020-08-07 Climate crisis: Bold green policies from world governments ‘could halve temperature rises expected by 2050’ The global lockdown will have a “negligible” impact on rising temperatures but a...
2020-08-04 Climate change ‘driving UK’s extreme weather’ and temperature records, Met Office warns Last year saw a string of temperature records broken as climate change continues...
2020-07-02 Despite the warnings, we’re heading into a climate catastrophe utterly ill-prepared. Remind you of anything? Imagine you were a journalist covering last year’s report by the WHO that warned...
2020-06-30 Climate crisis: 150 years of industrialisation has undone 6,000 years of global cooling, study shows In little more than 150 years, humans have reversed a 6,000-year pattern of glob...
2020-06-19 Climate change linked to pregnancy risks especially for black mothers The researchers found statistically-significant association between heat, ozone,...
2020-06-17 Nature's 'lifeboats' of biodiversity can protect vulnerable species from climate change Species that are vulnerable to climate change could be protected in areas dubbed...
2020-05-27 More people killed by climate change than death records show Climate change is a killer - and a new study has found "substantial underreporti...
2020-05-20 Climate change causing 'green snow' along coastal Antarctica "Green snow" is spreading on the Antarctic peninsula as global temperatures rise...
2020-05-18 Climate change 'undermining progress in fight against cancer' Climate change is putting people at greater risk from deadly carcinogens while t...
2020-05-12 Climate change may kickstart dormant El Niño weather system in Indian Ocean An El Niño-like weather system that has been dormant for millennia in the Indian...
2020-04-22 Eleven of 12 hottest years have occurred since 2000, new climate report warns Eleven out of the 12 hottest years to date have all occurred since 2000, accordi...
2020-04-20 Climate crisis: North pole 'soon to be ice free in summer', scientists say The Arctic Ocean will likely be ice-free during summers before 2050, researchers...
2020-04-15 Care about climate change? Here’s how you can help the planet while on lockdown The coronavirus has upended life as we know it: many of us are grieving, worryin...
2020-04-13 Methane levels at all-time high after near-record increase in gas 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide Global methane levels have hit an all-time high after what appears to be a near-...
2020-04-06 Great Barrier Reef experiencing most widespread bleaching on record due to climate change The Great Barrier Reef has suffered the most widespread bleaching ever recorded ...
2020-03-28 Coronavirus: Greener, more equal economy must emerge after impact of Covid-19, experts say The vast shutdown necessary to fight coronavirus in countries around the world h...
2020-03-25 Climate change: Wildflowers move north as Earth’s temperature continues to rise Wildflowers are moving northwards as temperatures rise, prompting calls to manag...
2020-03-18 Rich people most to blame for climate change, international study finds The lifestyles of the world’s richest could be to blame for the climate crisis, ...
2020-03-10 World ‘way off track’ on climate targets, UN experts warn after five hottest years on record The world is "way off track" from meeting targets to limit global warming as the...
2020-03-07 Coronavirus outbreak causes decline in China greenhouse gas emissions Humans have seemed unable to get a handle on climate change, with global emissio...
2020-03-03 Eco-anxiety: Children are losing sleep and having bad dreams over climate change, study finds A growing number of children are being affected by eco-anxiety – concern about e...
2020-03-02 Manmade climate change effect on weather now as powerful as El Nino phenomenon, meteorologists warn The impact of the human-driven climate crisis is now as powerful as the Pacific ...
2020-02-25 Anti-Greta: Far-right groups trying to turn teenager into climate change-denying version of Greta Thunberg A 19-year-old German climate change sceptic who has been described by her suppor...
2020-02-20 Climate crisis: Fossil fuels’ impact on planet ‘vastly underestimated’ The oil, gas and coal industries are emitting “vastly” more of the potent greenh...
2020-02-18 Climate crisis could cause economic recession ‘like we’ve never seen before’, study warns The huge strain caused by the climate crisis could cause an economic recession “...
2020-02-13 Climate crisis: One-third of all plant and animal species could be extinct in 50 years, study suggests In just 50 years’ time, a third of all plant and animal species on our planet co...
2020-02-07 Climate change: Antarctica experiences record-high temperature of more than 18C Antarctica has experienced its hottest temperature on record with a provisional ...
2020-01-28 ‘Up to 85 per cent of wine regions at risk’ due to climate change Many of the world’s most revered vineyards may face the choice of diversifying t...
2020-01-22 Greta Thunberg blasts Trump over climate change stance: ‘Your inaction is fuelling the flames’ Activist Greta Thunberg has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump’s stance ...
2020-01-18 ‘The moment of crisis has come’: Sir David Attenborough issues urgent warning on climate change Sir David Attenborough has warned that the “moment of crisis” for climate change...
2020-01-14 Climate crisis: Ocean temperatures hit record highs as rate of global warming accelerates The Earth’s oceans hit record high temperatures last year as the rate of global ...
2020-01-09 Conspiracy theories and climate denial: How we can understand and combat stubborness to change people’s views espite creative efforts to tackle it, belief in conspiracy theories, alternative...
2020-01-02 Climate change: We can’t afford another ‘decade of disappointment’, activists warn At the start of the last decade, Kallan Benson was 5 years old, her favourite st...
2019-12-30 2020 is world’s last chance to tackle climate change and protect nature, heads of environmental bodies warn The coming year is the “last chance” to bring the world together to tackle clima...
2019-12-19 Has wildlife TV finally recognised climate change? he BBC’s new wildlife television series featuring David Attenborough, Seven Worl...
2019-12-09 Fossil fuel firms 'could be sued' for climate change The world’s most polluting companies could be sued for their contributions to gl...
2019-12-03 Last decade ‘almost certain’ to have been hottest on record, climate experts warn The past decade has “almost certainly” been the hottest on record and 2019 is on...
2019-12-03 50C heat could become the norm in Australia, experts say Hundreds of climate records were broken in just 90 days in Australia as temperat...
2019-12-02 Earth near ‘point of no return’ with climate change, UN chief warns The UN secretary general has warned that the planet is close to “the point of no...
2019-11-28 Earth may have already hit catastrophic climate change 'tipping point' We may have already pushed our planet beyond several tipping points and towards ...
2019-11-26 UN issues 'bleak' warning that countries must increase carbon-cutting aims five fold to avoid climate chaos Countries have procrastinated for too long and will need to increase their carbo...
2019-11-25 Climate change: Greenhouse gas levels hit record high ‘with no sign of slowdown’, UN warns Levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases have reached another record high, “with n...
2019-11-25 Alaska’s traditional ice cellars melting due to climate change After generations of storing their food in handmade cellars dug deep into the pe...
2019-11-25 Jeremy Clarkson becomes climate change believer Jeremy Clarkson has claimed he now believes in climate change after he got stuck...
2019-11-18 Britain’s record on climate change is an embarrassment compared to Italy’s – we should be following their lead Anyone who has seen the pollution plumes and waste piled high in cities like Rom...
2019-11-06 ‘Untold human suffering’: 11,000 scientists from across world unite to declare global climate emergency Eleven thousand scientists in 153 countries have declared a climate emergency an...
2019-10-30 More than half of people say climate change will influence how they vote in general election More than half of people say climate change is such an important issue it will i...
2019-10-29 Climate change could leave southern Britain ‘unable’ to support crops Climate change could turn the Garden of England into a “parched grassland” that ...
2019-10-01 Geoengineering: Sci-fi ways scientists could mimic volcanic eruptions to help avert climate disaster Climate change is the greatest test humanity has ever faced – and so far indicat...
2019-09-28 Jason Momoa delivers powerful speech on ‘global crisis’ of climate change at UN Jason Momoa delivered an impassioned speech about climate change to the United N...
2019-09-25 Hundreds of climate sceptics to mount international campaign to stop net-zero targets being made law Hundreds of climate change deniers including academics, politicians and lobbyist...
2019-09-20 Climate change: What different countries are doing around the globe to tackle the crisis In 2016, nearly 200 countries signed up to the Paris climate accord, which set i...
2019-09-20 I have a dream that the powerful take the climate crisis seriously. The time for their fairytales is over My name is Greta Thunberg, I am 16 years old and I’m from Sweden. I am grateful ...
2019-09-20 Yes, it is a climate crisis. And your tiny human efforts have never seemed so meagre Talk of a climate crisis moves to the top of the agenda again, just as the burni...
2019-09-03 Climate change has positive impact on most English birds, study finds Climate change is having an overall positive impact on most English bird species...
2019-08-30 Great Barrier Reef deteriorates to ‘critical point’ amid warming seas The Great Barrier Reef in Australia has deteriorated to a “critical point” with ...
2019-08-29 Climate crisis: Rising sea levels and catastrophic storm surges could displace 280m people, UN warns The damage caused by catastrophic “superstorms” combined with rising sea levels ...
2019-08-20 Forest elephants defend against climate change by promoting carbon-storing trees, study says Poaching destabilises nations, disrupts ecosystems and threatens biodiversity. A...
2019-08-08 Destruction of land must stop to tackle climate change, says report Humans must urgently change their diets and stop destroying land so it can absor...
2019-08-07 Climate change could cause toxic mercury to accumulate in seafood, study warns Climate change could cause levels of toxic mercury in seafood such as cod and tu...
2019-08-01 A fictionalised 2050 weather report is happening 30 years early In 2014, a French television channel broadcast fictional weather reports envisio...
2019-07-24 New global warming study definitively proves climate deniers wrong Climate change “deniers” who claim the rapid temperature rise experienced by the...
2019-07-24 Europe is burning just as new research offers a chilling truth about the volatility of climate change It’s not the fall that will kill you, but the suddenness of the stopping. Just a...
2019-07-23 Climate change is increasing hurricanes, tropical storms and floods, scientists confirm Climate change is increasing hurricanes, tropical storms and floods, according t...
2019-07-17 Climate change: Earth on track for hottest July on record after warmest ever June Boosted by a historic heatwave in Europe and unusually warm conditions across th...
2019-07-10 The government’s progress on climate change is so bad it’s almost a waste of time measuring it Today should mark a milestone in the UK’s rapid decarbonisation. Because today i...
2019-07-09 David Attenborough takes aim at Trump and warns climate change will cause ‘great social unrest’ Sir David Attenborough has taken aim at Donald Trump over climate change with a ...
2019-07-04 Planting billions of trees is ‘most effective climate change solution’, researchers say Planting billions of acres of trees in an area the size of the US could be the “...
2019-07-04 Heathrow says it is worried climate change will cause problems to third runway Designers of Heathrow’s controversial third runway are concerned about the impac...
2019-07-04 Tackle climate change by fertilising ocean with iron, expert says Daring geoengineering schemes to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere are i...
2019-06-26 ‘Climate apartheid’: Rich people to buy their way out of environmental crisis while poor suffer, warns UN Wealthy communities will be able to buy their way out of the unfolding climate c...
2019-06-22 The rise of eco-anxiety and how to come to terms with climate change Plummeting insect numbers. A sixth mass extinction. Thinning of ice sheets. Sea ...
2019-06-12 Zero carbon 2050 pledge is too slow to address catastrophic climate change, campaigners warn The government’s pledge to reach “net zero” carbon emissions by 2050 is not dras...
2019-06-12 Daily life set to dramatically change as UK moves to cut climate emissions to zero by 2050 Our daily lives are set to change dramatically in the next three decades as the ...
2019-06-07 Climate change could make frozen Siberia habitable within decades, scientists reveal Climate change could make large swathes of Siberia habitable before the end of t...
2019-06-05 ‘High likelihood of human civilisation coming to end’ by 2050, report finds Human civilisation as we know it may have already entered its last decades, a wo...
2019-06-05 Climate change is a clear and present danger for humanity – and the silence grows more deafening by the day One month ago, on a bright, sunny morning, I sat in a central London office list...
2019-06-04 Biggest banks and companies brace for trillion pound losses triggered by climate breakdown Many of the world’s biggest companies, from Silicon Valley tech firms to large E...
2019-06-03 Climate change experts urge May to challenge Trump over environmental policies Hundreds of climate change experts have urged Theresa May to confront Donald Tru...
2019-05-16 Combat climate change by taxing carbon instead of salaries, UN chief urges Governments around the world should tax carbon emissions instead of people’s sal...
2019-05-08 Tree rings are a window into climate change past and present rom the early 1700s until the 1960s, the fast-moving river of wind known as the ...
2019-05-01 Business groups herald ‘new dawn for climate change action’ as landmark report published The British government’s official climate change advisers are to recommend the c...
2019-04-21 Climate change groups must stop ignoring people of colour This week environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion, with the help of vet...
2019-04-18 Extinction Rebellion: Who are the climate change activists and what are their aims? Protest group Extinction Rebellion has been taking part in its most high-profile...
2019-04-12 Tens of thousands of children take to the streets in climate protest Tens of thousands of children and young people are expected to attend nationwide...
2019-04-08 Earth will take millions of years to recover from climate change mass extinction, study suggests Earth is likely to take millions of years to recover from the destruction curren...
2019-03-31 Climate-change sceptic says they should have right to 'mislead public' because of free speech A claim by a senior member of Britain’s leading climate sceptic think tank that ...
2019-03-16 Climate change is creating toxic crops and poisoning some of world’s poorest people, scientists warn Climate change threatens to poison the food supply of some of the world’s poores...
2019-02-26 Only one-in-a-million chance global warming is not manmade, scientists say Evidence for man-made global warming has reached a “gold standard” level of cert...
2019-02-13 World on track to miss emissions ‘turning point’ for tackling climate change The world is not on track to meet the greenhouse gas “turning point” required to...
2019-01-30 Climate change pushing eels in Europe towards extinction, study shows Climate change is likely to push Europe’s critically endangered eels even closer...
2019-01-29 Climate change: Planet-warming power of cattle urine can be avoided by restoring farmland, study finds Scientists have found restoring cattle pastures brings an unlikely environmental...
2019-01-22 ‘Unprecedented changes’ needed to stop global warming, says UN Greenhouse gas emissions must be cut almost in half by 2030 to avert global envi...
2018-12-10 Climate change likely to make us more stupid, study finds Rising carbon dioxide emissions could cause a decline in the brainpower of worke...
2018-12-06 UK and US ‘not paying fair share’ towards tackling climate change, report finds Rich countries are not pulling their weight in the fight against climate change,...
2018-12-06 UK and US ‘not paying fair share’ towards tackling climate change, report finds Rich countries are not pulling their weight in the fight against climate change,...
2018-11-29 Climate change: 2018 set to be fourth hottest year since records began, says World Meteorological Organisation After months of devastating heatwaves and wildfires around the world, 2018 is se...
2018-11-26 Climate change to make UK summers more than 5C hotter by 2070, Met Office warns Extreme heatwaves will scorch the UK as rising sea levels swallow large expanses...
2018-11-16 Brazil’s foreign minister says climate change is a 'Marxist plot' Brazil’s new foreign minister believes climate change is a Marxist tactic to ins...
2018-11-01 Climate change could accelerate faster than predicted, new research into world's oceans warns The world’s oceans have absorbed far more heat than previously estimated, sugges...
2018-10-19 Climate change already causing increases in stress, depression and negative mental health, study shows Mental health has already been impacted by events linked to climate change, such...
2018-10-17 Climate change news – latest: Fracking protesters freed and Scottish Power goes 100% renewable The government's climate change advisers have been tasked with setting out a str...
2018-10-09 BBC condemned for inviting climate change denier Myron Ebell to debate alarming IPCC global warming report The BBC has been criticised for giving a prominent climate change denier airtime...
2018-10-08 IPCC climate change report: What does it mean and how will it affect our lives? Scientists have released what can be seen as the most urgent and far-reaching ca...
2018-10-08 We have 12 years to act on climate change before it's too late Twelve years. According to climate scientists, that’s how long until we hit the ...
2018-10-08 It’s bad news folks, but maybe this new climate change report will galvanise some real action t’s easy to become numb to stories about climate change. The headlines become mo...
2018-09-10 Rice farming up to twice as bad for climate change as previously thought, study reveals Rice farming is known to be a major contributor to climate change, but new resea...
2018-09-05 Fears over climate change hit highest level in a decade following heatwave, study says British people’s concern over climate change hit the highest level in almost a d...
2018-08-29 How climate change will impact cows and the dairy industry The unusually hot summer of 2018 has proved challenging for farmers across the U...
2018-08-07 Forests that store greenhouse gases must be preserved to meet climate change targets, scientists warn Sucking carbon from the atmosphere using new technologies will be vital to prote...
2018-08-07 Earth at risk of entering ‘hothouse’ state from which there is no return, scientists warn In a summer marked by global heatwaves, wildfires and drought, scientists have w...
2018-08-04 Why climate activists can’t agree if we should be having fewer children As of the start of this month, we have consumed as much of the Earth’s natural r...
2018-07-18 It might be too late to save these Australian ecosystems from climate change To the chagrin of the tourist industry, the Great Barrier Reef has become a noto...
2018-07-18 Meat and dairy companies to surpass oil industry as world’s biggest polluters, report finds Meat and dairy companies are on track to be the world’s biggest contributors to ...
2018-05-15 Worst-case climate change scenario could be more extreme than thought, scientists warn Scientists may have to recalibrate their projections of what a “worst case” clim...
2018-05-07 Tourism is responsible for nearly one tenth of the world's carbon emissions Tourism accounts for around 8 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, accor...
2018-04-11 Five plants and animals utterly confused by climate change Every year, as the seasons change, a complex ballet unfolds around the world. Tr...
2018-04-11 Climate change could trigger volcanic eruptions across the world, warn scientists Besides having a disastrous impact on sea levels and weather, a warming climate ...
2018-03-29 World’s largest desert has grown even larger due to climate change The Sahara Desert has grown significantly over the past century, and climate cha...
2018-03-28 Climate change: Can the environment be saved by today’s emerging political forces? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its first major r...
2018-03-19 Climate change could force more than 140 million people from their homes by 2050, major new report finds Millions of people in the developing world will be forced from their homes by cl...
2018-03-03 Cape Town is approaching drought ‘Day Zero’, and climate change could be to blame Cape Town is in the grip of a drought widely regarded as the worst in recorded h...
2018-02-22 Have scientists really admitted climate change sceptics are right? For a section of the right-wing media, it was too good to miss, an opportunity t...
2018-01-31 Future technology ‘cannot rescue’ mankind from climate change, say experts Technology will not “come to the rescue” and reverse greenhouse gas emissions, e...
2017-12-23 Climate change in Lapland: The impact of global warming in the land of Santa Claus Lapland occupies a happy space in the popular imagination as a winter wonderland...
2017-12-11 Natural disasters increasingly linked to climate change, new report warns Climate change is increasing the risk of extreme weather events, including droug...
2017-12-07 Worst-case global warming predictions are the most accurate, say climate experts Current predictions of climate change may significantly underestimate the speed ...
2017-10-31 UN releases warning about 'catastrophic' lack of action on climate change There is a "catastrophic" gap between what needs to be done on climate change an...
2017-09-19 Global warming may be occurring more slowly than previously thought, study suggests Computer modelling used a decade ago to predict how quickly global average tempe...
2017-08-24 Vast majority of UK accept climate change is real, finds new poll About 13 per cent of people in Britain do not accept the science of climate chan...
2017-08-09 Climate change, sewage and fertilisers could trigger mass extinction of life in oceans, scientists warn The ocean is slowly being suffocated with levels of oxygen falling at a similar ...
2017-08-09 Climate change: Rex Tillerson tells US diplomats to dodge questions on Paris Agreement US diplomats should sidestep questions from foreign governments on what it would...
2017-07-31 Climate change will almost certainly heat the world so much it can never recover, major study finds The world will almost certainly reach a tipping point and bring about unstoppabl...
2017-07-12 Climate change: Nearly 700 'natural thermometers' demonstrate the world is warmer than its ever been Planet Earth is warmer than it has been for at least 2,000 years, according to a...
2017-07-12 Having children is one of the most destructive things you can to do the environment, say researchers Having children is the most destructive thing a person can to do to the environm...
2017-06-29 World has three years to prevent dangerous climate change, warn experts The world has three years to start making significant reductions in greenhouse g...
2017-06-21 How climate change will threaten food security of world's poorest countries Some of the world’s poorest countries will be hit hardest as climate change affe...
2017-05-30 Climate change: $4 trillion carbon tax is needed to save humanity from global warming, say economists A global carbon tax that would raise trillions of dollars if applied across the ...
2017-05-11 Is climate change real, and is the world actually getting warmer? The basic science behind climate change is actually quite simple.The story began...
2017-05-09 Earth could hit 1.5 degrees of global warming in just nine years, scientists say The Earth could be 1.5 degrees Celsius warmer than the late 1800s in just nine y...
2017-03-30 Trump's climate change policy will 'destroy more jobs than it creates' Donald Trump will speed up global warming and will potentially destroy more Amer...
2017-03-30 Trump's climate change policy will 'destroy more jobs than it creates' Donald Trump will speed up global warming and will potentially destroy more Amer...
2017-03-27 Climate change is altering global air currents – increasing droughts, heatwaves and floods One of the scientists who demonstrated conclusively that global warming was an u...
2017-03-23 Climate change helped cause Brexit, says Al Gore Brexit was caused in part by climate change, former US Vice-President Al Gore ha...
2017-03-21 Last year's weather proves climate change is real with 'no room for doubt', say scientists There is “no room for doubt”. The astonishing weather experienced by the world l...
2017-03-09 Donald Trump's most senior climate change official says humans are not primary cause of global warming Scott Pruitt, the climate science-denying head of the US Environmental Protectio...
2017-03-09 MIT climate scientists turn on their former colleague after he tells Donald Trump to tear up Paris Agreement Twenty-two professors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have writte...
2017-02-14 More than 700 species facing extinction are being hit by climate change More than 700 mammals and birds currently threatened with extinction already app...
2017-01-30 Delays to government's climate change-fighting plan 'deeply concerning' Delays in the publication of the government’s key strategy to fight climate chan...
2017-01-29 Government facing legal action over failure to fight climate change The Government is facing legal action over its failure to come up with a plan to...
2017-01-20 Every mention of global warming deleted from White House website Donald Trump's administration have removed all mentions of climate change from t...
2016-11-18 Climate change in pictures: photographs from around the world show droughts, floods and melting ice An exhibition of photographs showing the effects of climate change around the wo...
2016-11-16 The cost of climate change: World's economy will lose $12tn unless greenhouse gases are tackled Preventing global warming from rising above 1.5 degrees Celsius will mean the wo...
2016-11-10 Climate change is changing nature so much it may need ‘human-assisted evolution’, scientists say Life on Earth has already been fundamentally altered by global warming, affectin...
2016-11-07 Map shows how climate change will hit the economies of the world's poorest countries hardest Global credit rating agency Moody’s has drawn up a map of the countries most at ...
2016-11-07 Map shows how climate change will hit the economies of the world's poorest countries hardest Global credit rating agency Moody’s has drawn up a map of the countries most at ...
2016-11-03 Climate change: How wealthy countries are avoiding helping the world’s poorest cope The world’s wealthiest countries are paying far less money to the poorest nation...
2016-09-15 Britain’s leading climate change sceptic Nigel Lawson says global warming is real One of Britain’s leading climate change sceptics – former Chancellor Nigel Lawso...
2016-09-03 China and US ratify Paris climate change agreement China and the US have formally ratified a historic climate change agreement draw...
2016-07-25 Climate change increases the risk of war, scientists prove Heatwaves, droughts and other severe weather events are increasing the risk of w...
2016-07-15 Climate change department closed by Theresa May in 'plain stupid' and 'deeply worrying' move The decision to abolish the Department for Energy and Climate Change has been va...
2016-06-28 31 scientific bodies tell US Congress: Climate change is real The idea that climate change is a vast global conspiracy -- involving everyone f...
2016-06-28 31 scientific bodies tell US Congress: Climate change is real The idea that climate change is a vast global conspiracy -- involving everyone f...
2016-03-25 Climate change may ruin wine production, scientists warn Wine production will be severely hampered by climate change in the long run, acc...
2016-03-14 Climate change: February was hottest month on record as 'exceptional' Nasa figures show global warming surge A dramatic surge in the Earth’s surface temperatures took place in February whic...
2016-01-21 Two-thirds of the problems caused by climate change are down to man-made emissions, study says Almost two-thirds of the problems caused by climate change, some of which could ...
2016-01-06 Climate change: Cereal harvests across the world 'fall by 10% in 50 years' Droughts and heatwaves have reduced cereal harvests by an average of about 10 pe...
2015-12-23 Climate change: World 'faces food shortages and mass migration' caused by global warming The world is facing a future of food shortages and mass migration as a consequen...
2015-11-30 Six reasons that scientists are sure global warming is happening The Paris climate conference will set nations against each other, and kick off h...
2015-11-30 Six reasons that scientists are sure global warming is happening The Paris climate conference will set nations against each other, and kick off h...
2015-11-26 Climate change: Is forest renewal the best way to tackle global warming? As the old green mantra goes, "think globally, act locally." That helps to expla...
2015-11-26 Climate change: Is forest renewal the best way to tackle global warming? As the old green mantra goes, "think globally, act locally." That helps to expla...
2015-11-24 Paris climate change talks: Lord Stern calls on rich countries to help poor nations cope with global warming Lord Stern, the world’s most authoritative climate economist, is calling on rich...
2015-11-08 Climate change: Before and after photos show how we are killing the planet Almost all scientists now agree that global climate change is caused by humans.I...
2015-11-08 Climate change: Before and after photos show how we are killing the planet Almost all scientists now agree that global climate change is caused by humans.I...
2015-10-12 The most pessimistic climate change scientist has had a sudden change of heart The world has a better chance of saving itself from catastrophic global warming ...
2015-09-23 Climate change: time for action KILLER STORMSWarmer sea water means there is more energy to power hurricanes, an...
2015-08-03 Climate change: Oceans will die even if we remove carbon dioxide from atmosphere, say scientists Attempts to save the world from global warming by removing carbon dioxide from t...
2014-09-23 Global climate change expert 'optimistic' that world can curb global warming The world has reached a tipping point in the battle to curb climate change durin...
2013-04-30 Climate change: 'Drastic measures required' In Grosvenor Square today, the dividing line between the crowds and the US embas...
2011-10-22 Desert life threatened by climate change and human exploitation The deserts of the world are threatened by a combination of human exploitation a...
2011-09-17 Climate change: It's now or never I'm scared. For 15 years I've watched international progress on climate change g...
2011-09-17 Climate change map reveals countries most under threat Scientists have compiled one of the first comprehensive pictures of what the wor...