Study of microbes – the tiny bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms that determine soil health – reveals them to be far less adaptable to changing conditions than expected
Greatly revised forecast a result of scientists underestimating effect of atmospheric global warming on Antarctic ice sheets
New research suggests increasing heat and delayed harvests mean more crops will fail
World Meteorological Organisation warns rate of change is 'unprecedented in modern records'
Change in farming practice could be more important in lowering crop yields than the weather's direct influence
February broke the temperature record which was only set the previous month
'There is great potential for the UK to follow the Scandinavian or North America models'
It has been an ‘absurdly warm’ winter in the Arctic this year, as temperatures within 200 miles of the North Pole peaked above freezing
NASA data shows that the top of the world was particularly affected by record-breaking January temperatures
If global warming continues as projected, the risks will be even greater
Researchers say global warming is likely to speed up jet stream winds - adding thousands of hours a year to journey times
The effects of our current climate change will last much longer than the entirety of human history so far, scientists say
Unprecedented alliance of leading intellectuals calls on universities to use their wealth to support green energy instead
Changes that climate change will inflict on farming all over the world will dramatically redraw the global agricultural map
416.2 terawatt hours of electricity world’s data centres used last year was far higher than UK’s total consumption