A stable carbon cycle means life goes on. Too much carbon could wipe out many species. And acid oceans could hold the key.
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Polar change, notably the fast Arctic melt, could impose huge costs on world economies. New evidence shows how rapidly the frozen north is changing.
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Megafauna is a mouthful of a word. And that is the problem. The biggest animals are being hunted for their meat.
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17 January, 2019 − Researchers are clear: the healthy diet for a healthy planet is more vegetables, less meat. What matters is the food that’s served, and the way it’s produced too.
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4 December, 2018 – A new and authoritative study warns of an “overwhelming impact” on public health just from extremes of heat as the world continues to warm.
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6 December, 2018 – Record carbon emissions are set to mark 2018. And although investment in renewable energy is rising, the world is still warming dangerously fast.
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10 July, 2018 – Once again, past warming warns of the power of climate change. The surprise is that it doesn’t take much warming to raise sea levels six metres.
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27 April, 2018 – Tiny plastic particles have been found in every sample collected of Arctic sea ice. But the ice can only hold these indestructible pollutants for so long.
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21 March, 2018 – Runaway climate change will alter the pattern of ocean productivity and circulation and play perhaps irreversible havoc with fish catches.
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20 March, 2018 – Climate refugees, people fleeing climate change’s impacts by moving to new homes, may number over 140 million by 2050, the World Bank reports.
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