Many species are finding it hard to adapt to a warming climate

Many species are finding it hard to adapt to a warming climate

The activities of countless species are timed to their environment, including usual temperatures throughout the year.

Climate change is causing hurricanes to be more destructive over land

Climate change is causing hurricanes to be more destructive over land

Warming weather is causing hurricanes that end up making landfall to take more time to weaken.

Decarbonizing the global food system is a big step towards mitigating climate change

Decarbonizing the global food system is a big step towards mitigating climate change

Agriculture alone accounts for a third of global emissions, and its impacts could increase further still.

Nice to have known you? Newly discovered langurs are facing extinction

Nice to have known you? Newly discovered langurs are facing extinction

The newly described primate has been named after Mount Popa, a sacred pilgrim site in Myanmar.

Africans feel the heat in a warming world

Africans feel the heat in a warming world

Much of Africa is likely to exceed a 2°C rise and more likely to see a 3-6°C rise by 2100

Polluted air helps COVID-19 spread, experts say

Polluted air helps COVID-19 spread, experts say

Long-term exposure to high levels of air pollution can make people more susceptible to COVID-19.

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Climate change is causing hurricanes to be more destructive over land

Warming weather is causing hurricanes that end up making landfall to take more time to weaken.

Decarbonizing the global food system is a big step towards mitigating climate change

Agriculture alone accounts for a third of global emissions, and its impacts could increase further still.

Indigenous people in Borneo seek to save their forests

“Enough is enough,” a villager living in an area where logging has been rampant. “We want the trees to grow back.”

Nitrous oxide is a far more powerful greenhouse gas than CO2

Each year, more than 100 million tons of nitrogen are spread on crops in the form of synthetic fertilizer.