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UK and climate change: Urgent action required

UK and climate change: Urgent action required

Climate change is happening now, says a new UK government report. Globally, 14 of the 15 hottest yea...

Gulf Stream slowdown to spare Europe from worst of climate change

Gulf Stream slowdown to spare Europe from worst of climate change

Scientists have long suggested that global warming could lead to a slowdown – or even shutdown...

Hundreds of heatwave deaths in two cities attributable to climate change

Hundreds of heatwave deaths in two cities attributable to climate change

Scientists have specified how many deaths can be attributed to man-made climate change during an ext...

How coconut shells could make more earthquake-resistant buildings

How coconut shells could make more earthquake-resistant buildings

The structure of coconut walls could help to design buildings that can withstand earthquakes and oth...

Scientists observe first signs of healing in the Antarctic ozone layer

Scientists observe first signs of healing in the Antarctic ozone layer

Scientists at MIT and elsewhere have found that the September ozone hole has shrunk by more than fou...

Zika vaccines protect mice from infection and two-dollar lab testing kit is announced

Zika vaccines protect mice from infection and two-dollar lab testing kit is announced

A single dose of either of two experimental Zika vaccines fully protected mice challenged with Zika ...

Travel disruption and floods warnings as South East hit by more rain

Travel disruption and floods warnings as South East hit by more rain

Severe rain and flooding has continued to disrupt travel for commuters and led to the cancellation o...

Predicting monsoon rainfall by examining ocean currents

Predicting monsoon rainfall by examining ocean currents

A project involving scientists from the UK and India to predict monsoon rainfall by studying ocean p...

The humanitarian potential of nanorods that expel water

The humanitarian potential of nanorods that expel water

Usually, materials take on more water as the humidity around them increases. But researchers observe...

Risk of Zika to Southern Europe

Risk of Zika to Southern Europe

An analysis of temperatures, vectorial capacity, basic reproductive number (R0), and air traveller f...

Storms that battered Australia's east coast are a harbinger of things to come

Storms that battered Australia's east coast are a harbinger of things to come

Storms that battered Australia's east coast are a harbinger of things to come and a stark reminder o...

Climate change mitigation: Turning CO2 into rock

Climate change mitigation: Turning CO2 into rock

An international team of scientists has found a potentially viable way to remove anthropogenic (caus...

Post conflict reconciliation: Societal healing but reduced psychological health

Post conflict reconciliation: Societal healing but reduced psychological health

Reconciliation after civil war Sierra Leone: A new study suggests reconciliation programmes promote...

CRJ 11:4 out soon

CRJ 11:4 out soon

This issue’s three main themes feature a look at a changing humanitarian landscape in the ligh...

Drinking water: Carbon pricing revenues could close infrastructure gaps

Drinking water: Carbon pricing revenues could close infrastructure gaps

"It is possible to finance the drinking water supply in the majority of countries worldwide by the y...

Hot weather kills 80 in south India

Hot weather kills 80 in south India

At least 80 people have died of heatstroke in the south Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangan...

Afghanistan earthquake shakes major cities

Afghanistan earthquake shakes major cities

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake has been felt across a number of major cities across south-west Asia. The...

Kollam temple: India fireworks blast kills at least 100

Kollam temple: India fireworks blast kills at least 100

An explosion and blaze sparked by fireworks have killed at least 100 people at a Hindu temple in the...

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