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Publishes a daily news story on climate and energy. Our mission has always been to provide reliable, accessible climate science journalism in order to inform a world where climate misinformation is commonplace and where climate change still isn't a mainstream concern.

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A second US Dust Bowl would hit world food stocks
When the US Great Plains are hit again by sustained drought, the world's food stocks will feel the heat.

Fast pandemic response could tackle climate crisis
Societies worldwide are changing overnight to meet the coronavirus threat. The climate crisis should match the rapid pandemic response.

Regional nuclear war could bring global hunger
Limited nuclear war could certainly slow planetary heating. But it could also cast a lethal wider chill, unleashing global hunger.

Efficient energy cuts UK electricity's carbon output
The United Kingdom leads the way in cutting carbon output from electricity production, to the surprise of its political leaders.

Vegetation holds key to climate control
New studies shine a light on the intricate relationship in which climate affects vegetation, which in turn impacts on the global climate.

Extreme summer heat puts millions at risk
20 March, 2020 -- Summer on much of the planet could get too hot for comfort by the end of the century, with more than a billion people seriously affected by extreme heat.

Polar ice melt raises sea level dangers
Greenland's polar ice is now melting far faster than 30 years ago, Antarctic ice is retreating at an accelerating rate, and sea levels are creeping up.

India finally takes climate crisis seriously
With financial losses and a heavy death toll from climate-related disasters constantly rising, India is at last focusing on the dangers of global warming.

Rainforest and reef systems face collapse
In less than a human lifetime, the world's greatest rainforest could become parched grassland and scrub, and the Caribbean coral reef system could collapse completely.

Amazon rainforest reaches point of no return
LONDON, 16 March, 2020 -- Brazilian rainforest expert warns that increased deforestation under President Bolsonaro's regime is having a catastrophic effect on climate.