Pile of coal
Is coal as reliable as we think?

A number of coal plant outages across the country have left heatwave-stricken homes without power

Bespectacled fruit bat
Heatwave wipes out third of spectacled fruit bats in Australia

On the 26th and 27th of November last year, temperatures in Queensland soared above 42°C

UK’s summer heatwaves ‘could cost families extra £300’

Compare the Market says air conditioning units and fans could significantly boost bills

UK public urged to use water wisely

The Environment Agency responded to a 33% increase in drought-related incidents this summer

Are this summer’s sunny skies a climate change killer?

As temperatures in the UK soar to 35°C, how concerned are the British public?

Heatwave closes four EDF nuclear reactors in France

The energy giant closed the facilities as the rivers they use for cooling became too warm

High air pollution warning issued in London

Messages about the alert will be displayed on bus countdown signs, roadside message boards and at entrances to all 270 Tube stations

Millions in North West England to face hosepipe ban

Customers will not be able to use either a hosepipe or sprinkler to water their gardens or clean their vehicles

Sunny skies see solar surge across UK

For around an hour on Saturday, solar was the UK’s main source of electricity, with a share of more than 27%

Cooling solutions ‘must be efficient to avoid warming cycle’

The growing requirement for access to cooling risks increasing energy demand and causing further climate change impacts if highly efficient technologies aren’t used. That’s according to UN-led green platform Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), which has announced a new initiative to identify the challenges and opportunities involved in ensuring people in hotter climates have universal […]