‘Brits feel unprepared for climate change’

Recent polling by the Local Government Association indicates that just 5% of the UK public feels adequately prepared for the impacts of climate change

Climate crisis incurs $16m per hour in extreme damage

A study reveals extensive financial losses of approximately $2.8 trillion from extreme weather damage due to the climate crisis, impacting around 1.2 billion people between 2000 and 2019

La Niña cooling period over

This could mean a period of extreme heat in the coming years, scientists have suggested

CCC: ‘Government not spending enough to tackle climate change’

More investment is needed to combat flooding, heatwaves and droughts – the watchdog says

‘Heatwave-related deaths to triple by 2030’

This comes as the UK is set to experience record 40°C temperatures this week

Europe had its warmest summer on record in 2021 due to climate change

Sea surface temperatures in areas of the Baltic and eastern Mediterranean regions were the highest since at least 1993, according to a new report

Climate change: Sadiq Khan awards £4m to improve green spaces across London

A total of six projects will share the funding to strengthen climate resilience, improve biodiversity and access to green space as well as build green skills

Prince Charles on climate change: “We all need to race to the front line now”

The Prince of Wales said the recent wildfires in Greece have been “the stuff of nightmares”

New £12m UK funding to boost climate disaster responses in developing countries

The funding will be provided to the Start Network for rapid responses by charities to crises like droughts and floods and help local and frontline responders anticipate and respond swiftly to protect lives and livelihoods

The great European bake off: 2020 was the hottest year ever recorded in Europe

Globally, temperatures were an average of 1.25°C higher than in pre-industrial times, according to the EU climate agency Copernicus Climate Change Service