Environmental history

Red Hot Planet

Red-hot planet: All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the week From the normally mild summer climes of Ireland, Scotland and Canada to the scorching Middle East, numerous locations in the Northern Hemisphere have witnessed their… Read More ›

Humans causing climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces

Researchers behind ‘Anthropocene equation’ say impact of people’s intense activity on Earth far exceeds that of natural events spread across millennia By Melissa Davey For the first time, researchers have developed a mathematical equation to describe the impact of human… Read More ›