Climate change could have a domino effect on key infrastructure in the UK, government advisers have warned. In a 2,000-page report, the Climate Change Committee says flooding will destroy bridges - wrecking
A big spike in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels means the greenhouse gas is about to pass a symbolic threshold. Twenty-sixteen will very likely mark the first time the concentration of CO2, as measured
The Dead Sea, the salty lake located at the lowest point on Earth, is gradually shrinking under the heat of the Middle Eastern sun. For those who live on its shores it's a slow-motion crisis - but finding
by Justin Rowlatt The Swami At the foot of the glacier there is a cave in the ice. This is “Gaumukh”, the cow’s mouth, and the chuckling stream of crystal clear icy water that emerges from it is the beginning
Thirty years after its fourth reactor exploded on 26 April 1986, an exclusion zone is still in place around the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine.Photographer Jerzy Wierzbicki visited the zone, accompanied
Americas,UK news,Geothermal energy,Environment,World news,Natural disasters and extreme weather,Volcanoes,Cities Twenty years on, the island invests in sand mining and geothermal energy to reconcile with
You were taught in school that the rain forest is like the lungs of our planet. It’s not that simple. Continue ( Or read in: EnglishEspañolPortuguês) The black on this map shows what was covered in forest
Wind, solar and bioenergy surge to supply a record 25% of the country’s electricity for a whole quarter Renewable energy has for the first time surpassed coal in supplying the UK’s electricity for a whole
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Waves of up to 4.5m high reported in some parts of Chile as tsunami warning issued for Peru, Chile, New Zealand, California and Hawaii 8.07pm AEST I’m closing the live blog while we await further news.
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The Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities has concluded, and humans could be among the first casualties. The report, led by the universities of Stanford, Princeton
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It has been suggested that if everyone on the planet consumed as much as the average US citizen, four Earths would be needed to sustain them. But where does this claim originate, and how is it calculated?
The promise that all children globally would have primary education by 2015 - pledged by world leaders in the millennium year - has officially not been achieved. Unesco says there are 58 million children
Haiti's magnitude 7.0 earthquake of Jan. 12, 2010, left 220,000 people dead, 300,000 injured and rubble nearly everywhere. The catastrophe also unleashed an unprecedented flood of humanitarian aid — $13.5