The report, in the journal Nature, reveals interconnectivity between the two vulnerable yet disparate regions and their bonded tipping points — planetary connections sensitive to climate change that shift abruptly once certain thresholds are reached.
Social media is awash with horrifying images of the havoc monsoon rains that have wreaked on a wide swathe of Pakistan. People living in low-lying areas, in the path of hill torrents, or on poorly made embankments are awash in the misery of floods brought in the wake of the monsoon spell.
Up to a million tonnes of carbon are stored by our hedgerows, between 2,000km and 6,000km of which are being lost each year. Alan Moore loves hedgerows. They are remnants of the wilder world of his boyhood.
The climate crisis risks pushing many Americans into entirely new climatic realities, with a new analysis finding there are 16 US cities at risk of having summer temperatures on a par with locations in the Middle East by the end of the century.
The UK heatwave has caused fruit and vegetables to die on the vine as growers fear the drought and further hot temperatures could ruin harvests this year.
Climate change will not only impact the number of bird species by 2080 but also have profound effects on their diversity and community composition, according to a study.
Droughts have long been an issue in Mauritania but in recent years, rains have been erratic and inconsistent there.
Nothing can top the resilience of Africa’s people; in the face of adversity, Africa responds with boundless creativity designed to benefit an entire region, or better, the entire continent. This is true of many situations — but for right now, we’re going to look at how it rings true for the cont ...
Europe has already endured a record amount of fire damage in 2022, as the continent has baked in extreme – and in some cases, unprecedented – high temperatures, Guardian analysis shows.
Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow.