Climate change


post 05 January 2016
Read more on Liam's blog December 2015 was UK's wettest month on record

December 2015 was the wettest month on record for the UK, but how much did climate change and El Nino play a part?

article 12 December 2015
Laurent Fabius brandishes his gavel (Reuters)
Cheers and hugs in Paris as world signs up to climate deal

Almost every country in the world has signed up to the "historic" agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions and slow global warming.

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.