Weather watch From freezing temperatures and heavy rainfall to scorching heatwaves and powerful winds, the UK certainly has its fair share of dramatic weather. Using facts, stats and record-breaking figures from the Met Office’s new book, Very British Weather, we bring you 30 revelations about the glorious ever-changing British climate and its elements.
World leaders beamed into President Biden’s virtual global summit on climate change Thursday, vowing to collaborate on targets for world-wide decarbonization while also laying out their own countries’ efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The first day of a two-day summit featured remarks from 27 world leaders from all corners of the
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how people in parts of the world most affected by climate change are also at higher risk of getting sick and dying of the disease. Access to water and nutritious foods is vital to fighting COVID-19. But in many African countries, access to food and water is deeply
The planet had already warmed by around 1.2℃ since pre-industrial times when the World Health Organization officially declared a pandemic on March 11 2020. This began a sudden and unprecedented drop in human activity, as much of the world went into lockdown and factories stopped operating, cars kept their engines off and
The worst-case scenario map warns of increased coastal erosion and flooding in Northern Ireland, which could lead to more landslides around locations such as Giant’s Causeway A “game-changing” new map shows the threats climate change may have on the UK’s stately homes and landscapes. The National Trust warns the number
Large parts of the North Island’s east coast are under threat of a tsunami New Zealanders have been told to move away from coastal areas of the North Island after three powerful earthquakes shook the region. The national emergency agency warned of a tsunami threat with “unpredictable surges” expected along