‘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

Global meltdown: July set to break heat records

July is on track to be the hottest month ever recorded, with unprecedented heatwaves and wildfires impacting regions worldwide, according to the UN

Climate resilience vital for UK’s net zero grid, says government report

Defra has raised alarm about the escalating threat of extreme weather disruptions to critical services, calling for urgent action to enhance preparedness and resilience

UK firefighters prepped for wildfires

Southern England is set to experience more Mediterranean weather, as climate change worsens

‘Fossil fuel companies must cough up for the costs of climate change’

That’s according to 78% of Brits who think the financial responsibility lies with oil and gas giants

La Niña cooling period over

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

Drax cuts down primary forests in Canada, BBC investigation finds

BBC Panorama claims that some of the wood pellets which are being burnt at Drax Power Station to produce electricity come from primary forests in Canada

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

COP26 Live: Met Office warns 1bn people could face extreme heat from 2°C rise

People affected by heat stress could increase 15-fold if the world temperature rise reaches 2°C

Babies to face seven times more heatwaves than grandparents

New research suggests if current climate policies do not change extreme weather events will become far more frequent and affect poorer children the most