climate change Tag Archive

The reality of climate change: discussed at Newcastle University

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Tuesday the 4th December saw the first of the insight advent lectures titled The reality of climate change: increasing extreme weather hazards, given by Professor Hayley J. Fowler...

Amidst even more wildfires in California, should US policy turn over a new leaf?

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Today in the United States, perhaps in the same city or neighbourhood, two children are being raised by their families with the intention that they will one day move out, go to...

NU to lead climate science collaboration

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Global warming is affecting Siberia. Truckers who rely on ‘ice roads’– frozen rivers and lakes that provide access to otherwise remote oil and mining towns in the Russian...

WWF’s Living Planet Report: Diversity is dying

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Humanity's destructive effect on the environment is no secret. But just how destructive are we? ...

Climate catastrophes

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Our writers dissect a UN report urging drastic change before the damage caused is irreversible...

Can we stop global warming?

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Global warming reports are getting worse every day. What can we, as individuals, do about this?...

The Indonesian tsunami: Natural disaster, human responsibility

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Britain is very good at providing foreign aid. In fact, the amount Britain spends on foreign aid is the equivalent to 0.7% of its gross national income per year. In other words,...

When it comes to global warming, ignorance is not bliss

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Is global warming the beginning of our end? The answer to that question now lies with you....

Renewable energy outstrips coal for first time in Europe

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Tom Atkinson investigates the achievements of this significant milestone and discovers all is not as green as it may seem....

‘Doomsday’ Seed Vaults Preserve Biodiversity

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Rory Cameron explains why these vaults may safeguard the planet's most precious treasures....