Could desert-based renewables bring rain to the Sahara?

Researchers suggest solar panels and turbines could kickstart a cycle of increased precipitation

UK temperature 0.5°C above average last year

Last year the UK was 0.5°C warmer than average temperatures. That’s according to the Met Office’s third annual State of the UK Climate report, which says it was the 13th warmest year since 1910 and also saw sunshine levels 4% above its 30-year average. Continuing the trend of warming, the winter between 2015 and 2016 […]