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Hurricane Harvey: One-off event or climate catastrophe?

With the influx of storms such as Ophelia and Brian affecting the British Isles in recent months, we may be reminded of the devastating...

Coral reefs: the ‘canary in a coal mine’?

When you hear the words ‘coral reef’, you probably imagine a vibrant underwater community, made up of colourful fish and tangled corals. Taking up...

From flying turbines to fusion: the new technologies in renewable energy

'Climate change is severely impacting the health of our planet and all of its inhabitants, and we must transition to a clean energy economy...

Our Fragile Earth: A 2°C vs 4°C hotter future

If you consider it, an average temperature rise of 2 °C doesn’t seem so bad. Warmer summers, getting a nice tan and not freezing...

Our Fragile Earth: Massive mammals and Mass extinction

While a common misconception that ‘we are heading towards another mass extinction’ is often attached to the extent climate change is impacting species on...