CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE NEWS
The vast majority of scientists agree that climate change is happening and that humans are responsible for its acceleration.
The growing number and increasing frequency of major weather events are a visible and tangible (and often devasting) illustration of just how real climate change – or the climate crisis – is.
This page brings an up-to-date source of climate change news from the BBC (just one source of news).
There have been historically high sea temperatures, worrying lows in Antarctic sea-ice, and extreme weather events hitting every continent – the latest being an “unbearable” heatwave in Brazil.
Storms bearing unusually torrential rain and ferocious winds this early in the north Pacific typhoon season have flooded large swathes of East Asia, with China among the countries worst hit.
Travel disruption will be worsened by climate change unless more money is spent on the UK’s transport networks, a government advisor has warned.
The oceans have hit their hottest ever recorded temperature as they soak up warmth from climate change, with dire implications for our planet’s health.
The heatwaves battering Europe and the US in July would have been “virtually impossible” without human-induced climate change, a scientific study says
FLIGHTS AND HOLIDAYS CANCELLED AFTER GREEK ISLAND FIRES
Four people in Canada, including two children, have been reported missing in flooding caused by torrential rains in Nova Scotia, police have said.