Hurricane death toll climbs in Florida as officials get into most devastated areas

After Hurricane Michael tore through the Florida Panhandle on its way north, officials in the state were left with the macabre task of figuring out the storm’s death toll — a question that could take… Read More

Top climate scientist blasts UK’s fracking plans as ‘aping Trump’

One of the world’s leading climate scientists has launched a scathing attack on the government’s fracking programme, accusing ministers of aping Donald Trump and ignoring scientific evidence. James Hansen, who is known as the father… Read More

‘Tipping points’ could exacerbate climate crisis, scientists fear

Key dangers largely left out of the IPCC special report on 1.5C of warming are raising alarm among some scientists who fear we may have underestimated the impacts of humans on the Earth’s climate. The… Read More