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Angola’s peatlands trap carbon and clean the region’s water — how we mapped this newly found landscape

High quality peatland extent data are only available for a small selection of countries and …

Farmers need resilient value chains to combat climate impact

Emerging social entrepreneurs are helping restore forest and farmland ecosystems by …

England may be set to flood at the end of winter — here’s why

Driven by a La Niña event, exacerbated by urban development in areas prone to …

Climate action can help address crop loss in Central India

Small and marginal farmers in the central plateau are gradually finding agriculture non-viable

Climate change action could set off a copper mining boom: How Zambia can make the most of it

The country has substantial reserves of copper and cobalt, critical metals for the …

Here’s how your cup of coffee contributes to climate change

When consumers use the recommended amounts of coffee and water, soluble coffee appears to …

Joshimath’s tragedy again shows us how fragile Uttarakhand’s Himalayas are

Climate change, glacial melt, sedimentation and human activity are a toxic brew threatening …

How the Earth’s tilt creates short, cold January days

It all depends on where you are in the world and where your air is coming from

Europe’s ‘pyroregions’: Summer 2022 saw 20-year freak fires in regions historically immune, close to normal in fire prone areas

Expansion of fire-prone pyroregions in southern Europe is projected under various warming …

Skiing in the Alps faces a bleak future thanks to climate change

Saving the winter economy in alpine resorts will prove very challenging. Skiing won’t …

2023: Cheer for dissent and dialogue  

We have to recognise that an alternative exists  

Climate change can be beaten — Why some scientists are hopeful

Kofoworola Belo-Osagie talks to scientists to share the reasons that give them …

Record low water levels on the Mississippi River in 2022 show how climate change is altering large rivers

Warmer atmospheric temperatures have the potential to evaporate more water, causing drought …

Loss, decay and bleaching: Why sponges may be the ‘canary in the coal mine’ for impacts of marine heatwaves

Marine sponges were earlier thought to be more resilient to ocean warming

‘Earth’s empty quarter’: Many Pacific nations now have falling populations

Rising sea levels are affecting the lowest-lying nations first, such as the atoll states of …

Even weak tropical cyclones have grown more intense worldwide – we tracked 30 years of them using currents

An increase in ocean currents corresponded to a rise in the intensity of weak tropical …

COP27 was a mirage in the deserts of the Sinai

COP27 was a grand spectacle; it created a sense of hyper-action, when it actually was about …

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy — it’s adding to it.

Antimicrobial resistance: Intensification of food production must be sustainable

Rise in demand for meat and dairy products was reconciled through the intensification of …

Equity, unabated coal phasedown in first draft of COP27 ‘Cover Decision’; other elements missing

Details are scant on the loss and damage fund demanded by G77, and there is no mention of …

How climate-induced disasters are creating a new dynamic of migration

Over time, countries would not be in a position to absorb so much migration in their …

Five big disagreements on loss and damage as COP27 clock ticks on

Finance, semantics and syntax have slowed negotiations at Sharm El-Sheikh