Climate change


article 26 November 2015 UK
Heathrow traffic chaos as protesters block access tunnel

With a decision on whether to allow the building of a third runway at Heathrow airport due soon, climate change protesters cause traffic chaos by blocking car access to several terminals.

article 16 July 2015 UK
Andy Davies by UK's first low-cost 'positive energy' house built in Wales

The three-bedroom family home near Bridgend - which took just 16 weeks to construct - can export more power to the grid than it consumes, experts say.

article 13 July 2015 UK
Heathrow protester (image: Plane Stupid)
Heathrow flights hit after protest over third runway

Heathrow flights will be delayed today after 12 activists cut through a perimeter fence and chained themselves together on the northern runway to protest against possible expansion of the airport.

article 01 June 2015 UK
Dash for gas: climate change activists target oil giants

Seven climate change protesters are arrested following a day of wide-spread demonstrations against government fossil fuel policy.

post 26 May 2015
Read more on Liam's blog A stronger El Nino: what does this mean for global weather?

The latest predictions from climate models suggest that a moderate to strong El Nino is on the cards in the coming months. But what could this mean for global weather?

post 19 March 2015
Read more from Jon on Snowblog The great smog - who's at fault, Europe, China or us?

The great smog has hit England. Is it us, the Chinese or the Europeans who are to blame?

article 17 March 2015 World, Australia
Vanuatu damage
John Sparks by Vanuatu: 'We are going to have to rebuild everything'

The grim warning of Vanuatu President Baldwin Lonsdale in the aftermath of the devastating cyclone which hit the Pacific island last week. John Sparks reports.

post 05 March 2015
Read more on Liam's blog El Nino arrives - finally...

Finally, it was announced today, by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, that El Nino has officially arrived - more than six months after originally expected and much weaker in strength.

post 29 January 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Shell resumes Arctic drilling plans

The energy giant Royal Dutch Shell is reviving plans to drill in the Arctic, saying the world needs new sources of oil. Environmentalists say the risks are too high.