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03 08 2021 | 11:12

Predicting droughts and floods: why we’re studying 19th-century ocean records

Floods have caused unprecedented damage in Europe recently, while in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, the equivalent of a year’s worth of average rainfall fell in just three days. In stark contrast,…

03 08 2021 | 10:46

Critical measures of global heating reaching tipping point, study finds

Carbon emissions, ocean acidification, Amazon clearing all hurtling toward new records A new study tracking the planet’s vital signs has found that many of the key indicators of the global climate…

03 08 2021 | 10:26

Extreme weather will be the norm and UK is not prepared, scientists warn

Last year was first to be in top 10 for heat, rain and sunshine, as scientists say UK’s mild climate is at an end Extremes of weather will strike the UK more frequently owing to the climate crisis,…

03 08 2021 | 10:23

Plans of four G20 states are threat to global climate pledge, warn scientists

‘Disastrous’ energy policies of China, Russia, Brazil and Australia could stoke 5C rise in temperatures if adopted by the rest of the world A key group of leading G20 nations is committed to climate…

30 07 2021 | 13:39

Bangladesh Flooding Hits Thousands of Rohingya Refugees

Heavy rains in southern Bangladesh this week have flooded and destroyed dwellings at camps hosting more than 800,000 Rohingya refugees. “The UN High Commissioner for Refugees said more than 12,000…

30 07 2021 | 12:05

Earth Overshoot Day 2021: Why the date has been moved back to 29 July as emissions ramp up amid Covid recovery

Humanity has already consumed more natural resources than the planet can regenerate this year Humans will have already consumed all the natural resources that Earth can sustainably supply for 2021…

30 07 2021 | 10:06

Flagstaff declares state of emergency as Arizona hit by devastating floods

Debris from areas burned by wildfires courses through city streets as one woman dies in flash flood on Colorado River Parts of Arizona have been hit with devastating flooding, with the city of…

30 07 2021 | 00:02

Countries deadlocked on need to phase out coal-fired power at close of key climate meeting

Amid flash-floods, ministers from more than 50 countries met in London for face-to-face discussions on climate Countries have finished key climate talks deadlocked on the issue of phasing out coal-…

29 07 2021 | 14:47

‘Climate change has become real’: extreme weather sinks prime US tourism site

At Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah border, the water line has dropped to a historic low, taking a heavy toll on the local industry Chaos erupted at Bill West’s business in Page, Arizona, last week…

29 07 2021 | 11:36

Time running out for countries on climate crisis front line

Speaking to the first Climate Vulnerable Finance Summit of 48 nations systemically exposed to climate related disasters, António Guterres said they needed reassurance that financial and technical…

29 07 2021 | 11:28

Flash floods will be more common as climate crisis worsens, say scientists

Overhaul of UK infrastructure needed to ensure it is not overwhelmed by impact of extreme weather Flash flooding of the type seen in London this weekend will become a more common occurrence as the…

26 07 2021 | 11:53

Beware summer! As climate crisis deepens, attitudes to season shift

Season now has a health warning and people may lose associations of joy, relaxation and celebration Jonathan Watts @jonathanwatts Sat 24 Jul 2021 08.00 BST  

26 07 2021 | 00:51

Germany got flood preparations ‘badly wrong’ expert claims

The death toll from the floods topped 180 on Sunday when some 157 people were confirmed dead in Germany and 31 died in Belgium. The impact of floods in western Europe represents a “monumental…

17 07 2021 | 10:04

BREAKING (The Energy Mix) :Deadly Western Heat Dome 'Virtually Impossible' withour Climate Change.

Less than a week after a deadly “heat dome” devastated western Canada and the U.S. Pacific Northwest and burned Lytton, B.C. to the ground, an international science team is reporting that the…

15 07 2021 | 10:06

Human activity influencing global rainfall, study finds

Anthropogenic warming of climate has been a factor in extreme precipitation events globally, researchers say. Human activity such as such as greenhouse gas emissions and land use change were a key…

15 07 2021 | 09:59

Climate crisis ‘may put 8bn at risk of malaria and dengue’

Reducing global heating could save millions of people from mosquito-borne diseases, study finds More than 8 billion people could be at risk of malaria and dengue fever by 2080 if greenhouse gas…

15 07 2021 | 09:37

‘We live in a desert. We have to act like it’: Las Vegas faces reality of drought

Water investigators track down wasteful homeowners and public turf torn up to conserve scarce water supplies Investigator Perry Kaye jammed the brakes of his government-issued vehicle to survey the…

15 07 2021 | 09:36

Homeless people were already in a ‘humanitarian crisis’ during Covid. Then the Northwest heat wave hit

Coronavirus and wildfires were already making life very difficult for unhoused people in the Pacific Northwest, and this week’s record-breaking heat wave just made things worse, writes Josh Marcus…

15 07 2021 | 08:44

Grasshopper Plague Is Latest Sign of Climate Crisis in U.S. West

The hot, dry weather baking the U.S. West is causing another problem for the beleaguered region: an overabundance of grasshoppers.

12 07 2021 | 13:06

A farm worker and a father: victims of the Pacific north-west’s heatwave

Extreme weather killed hundreds in the US and Canada and experts say heat could have played a role in many more deaths. The intense heatwave in June and July in the US and Canada has already caused…