Climate change ‘means UK heatwaves 30 times more likely’

The Met Office suggests heatwaves like the one seen in 2018 could soon occur every year

Scientists say 2018 on course to be fourth warmest year on record

The 20 hottest years recorded have occurred in the past 22 years

Green algae cells
Could fossilised algae provide the best global warming timeline?

Scientists suggest a component of chlorophyll can be used to study the past and predict the future

Chance of El Niño developing by next February ‘as high as 80%’

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) says it is not likely to be a strong event

Major businesses across 140 nations shift to renewables

The RE100 suggests Japan, Australia, Mexico, Turkey and Taiwan are growth hotspots for firms going green

UK could have more ‘tropical nights’ on the way

The Met Office says the country’s weather has been hotting up since the 1960s

UK population at risk of coastal flooding ‘could quadruple by 2080’

The Committee on Climate Change says protective policies are urgently needed

Britain ‘should play a leading role in tackling global warming’

Around 70% of Brits say the nation should take a focal role in addressing the issue

Landmark UN climate report urges ‘rapid and unprecedented’ action to limit global warming

It warns human activities have already caused around 1°C of warming above pre-industrial levels and is likely to reach 1.5°C by as early as 2030

Climate change gets US hummingbirds in a flap

Global warming could be depleting sources of nectar needed by migrating birds to feed upon