Storms and climate change will cause $109bn in damages a year by 2100
Tropical cyclones will cause $109 billion in damages by 2100, according to Yale and MIT researchers in a new research paper.
Scotland makes good progress to reduce emissions, according to CCC
Scotland has made good progress to reduce emissions in order to tackle climate change, according to a new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
UK goes on big freeze warning as Arctic spell is set to worsen
The UK Met Office has today increased its Cold Weather Warning to a level 3 status as shivering temperatures are expected to drop even further.
High-tech watch as endangered eels embark on epic trans-Atlantic trek
The UK Environment Agency is using cutting-edge technology to track the start of the remarkable trans-Atlantic migration of endangered eels.
20,000 new species of living things found on Earth, official data confirms
Nearly 20,000 new species of living things have been discovered in just 12 months and the discovery rate is rising, according to the official collection of biodoversity.
Study strives to find the balance between sea level rises and global warming
Engineering our way out of global climate warming may not be as easy as simply reducing the incoming solar energy, according to a team of University of Bristol and Penn State climate scientists.
China, India and Brazil spy a greater role in the resource-rich Arctic
With an eye on rapid changes in the resource-rich Arctic, countries like China, India and Brazil, which have no Arctic territories, are nonetheless knocking on the door of the increasingly influential Arctic Council look
Individuals and private sector are vital in responding to climate change
New research has found that individuals and the private sector have an important role to play in the provision of public policies to help society adapt to the impacts of climate change.
NASA study highlights key measures to slow pace of global warming
A new NASA study has highlighted a series of key air pollution control measures that could slow the pace of global warming, improve health and boost agricultural production.
List of natural disasters and extreme weather makes 2011 the worst on record
A sequence of devastating earthquakes and a large number of weather-related catastrophes made 2011 the costliest year ever in terms of natural catastrophe losses.
Does Hyacinth the cow hold the key to a more sustainable future?
A cow named Hyacinth is leading a campaign to ‘green’ a city by disposing of all its food waste by anaerobic digestion at Europe's first combined low-carbon energy centre and manufacturing farm.
Warming Arctic is decimating Harp Seal populations, study finds
Scientists from Duke University and the International Fund for Animal Welfare have conducted a study of the harp seal in northern Canada
Stormy start to the year helps UK wind farms double energy output
The UK's recent gales have helped wind farm operators nationwide to more than double their average output, according to analysis released today by Scottish Renewables.
Met Office predicts 2012 will be one of the hottest in more than 150 years
A new Met Office study has forecast that the next 12 months will be in the top 10 of the hottest years on record.
UK slumps to third-bottom of European renewable energy league
The UK is languishing third-bottom of the European renewable energy league, published today.