IMAGES FROM A WARMING PLANET - THE UK IN PICTURES...

 Kayakers and a stranded motorist in the floodwaters on the road at Storth on the Kent Estuary. Photograph: Ashley Cooper/Images

 

The 2016 book by photojournalist Ashley Cooper documented the effects of climate change over 13 years and in more than 30 countries. Earlier this month, Cooper won the Green Apple award for environmental best practice at a ceremony at the UK House of Commons...

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THE ARTICLE THAT CHANGED MY VIEW … OF HUMANITY'S IMPACT ON THE PLANET...

Plastics pollution in Dakar, Senegal. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

 

Guardian supporter Matt Bowden explains why an article by the author Robert Macfarlane helped him understand the ‘Anthropocene generation’...

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ARCTIC CLIMATE CHANGE BEING FELT FARTHER SOUTH, SCIENTISTS SAY...

An international summary of five year's worth of research on Arctic climate change concludes the top of the world is getting warmer faster than anyone thought. (David Goldman/Associated Press)

 

'Most people don't understand how bad it is,' researcher says...

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BOOK REVIEW: IN ‘THE WATER WILL COME,’ JEFF GOODELL WARNS THAT RISING SEAS WON’T WAIT...

 

After Hurricane Irma, President Trump offered hoagies and cheerful platitudes. None of that will save Florida from the catastrophes to come...

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DIRE WARNING: WE’LL SUFFER MORE 90+DEGREE DAYS, CLIMATE REPORT SAYS...

A recent federal climate change report says Florida could see more extreme whether, such as heavy rain like this, on the Flagler Memorial Bridge on Aug. 24, 2017. (Lannis Waters / The Palm Beach Post)

 

Double the number of scorching hot days and whipsaw bouts of overwhelming rain and debilitating drought could mar South Florida’s future if more efforts aren’t made to mitigate climate change, according to a federal study released this month...

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HOW SOON WILL THE 'ICE APOCALYPSE' COME?

Scientists have long been tracking the retreat of Pine Island Glacier, one of the main outlets where ice from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet flows into the ocean. Photograph: OLI/Landsat 8/NASA

 

An emotive article on the ‘ice apocalypse’ by Eric Holthaus describes a terrifying vision of catastrophic sea level rise this century caused by climate change and the collapse of the Antarctic ice sheet. But how likely is this – and how soon could such a future be here?

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HOW GREED, FEAR AND OUR OWN BIASES BLIND US TO THE REALITIES OF CLIMATE CHANGE...

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By the time climate change is no longer a long-term threat, it will be too late...

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TOO RIGHT IT'S BLACK FRIDAY: OUR RELENTLESS CONSUMPTION IS TRASHING THE PLANET...

Illustration: Sebastien Thibault

 

Growth must go on – it’s the political imperative everywhere, and it’s destroying the Earth. But there’s no way of greening it, so we need a new system...

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DEBUNKING CLIMATE CHANGE MYTHS: A THANKSGIVING CONVERSATION GUIDE...

Thanksgiving dinner conversations with the whole family can surface all kinds of myths and confusion. Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

 

We asked our readers to share the top climate denial claims and global warming questions they hear from family. Here’s what science shows — and how to explain it...

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COMCAST WANTS TO CONTROL WHAT YOU DO ONLINE. DO YOU WANT TO LET THEM?

 

We have just 3 weeks to save net neutrality...

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PERSONAL REFLECTIONS OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S PREEMENENT CLIMATE SCIENTISTS ON THE 23RD COP IN BONN-FIJI, CAN IT BE THIS BAD?

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Settling wearily into my Deutsche Bahn seat at the start of a two-day journey back to Uppsala, Sweden, I’ve endeavoured below to capture my early thoughts on the latest attempt to forestall our headlong rush towards oblivion...

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U.S. COMMUNITIES SENT A MESSAGE TO THE WORLD...

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The only event the Trump administration hosted at the COP 23 UN climate talks during the last two weeks in Germany was a panel promoting “clean” coal, nuclear, and other fossil fuels. This is climate denial in action...

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IN HIS OWN WORDS: BEHIND A ONE-TIME SKEPTIC'S CLIMATE 'FLIP'...

Jerry Taylor of the Niskanen Center, for 23 years a thorn in side of climate scientists, spells out how he came to accept scientific evidence and the economic rationale for action...

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THESE ARE THE MELTING GLACIERS THAT MIGHT SOMEDAY DROWN YOUR CITY, ACCORDING TO NASA...

This NASA Earth Observatory image obtained July 27, 2012, shows a massive ice island as it broke free of the Petermann Glacier in northwestern Greenland. (Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon/NASA Earth Observatory via AFP)

 

New York City has plenty to worry about from sea level rise. But according to a new study by NASA researchers, it should worry specifically about two major glacier systems in Greenland’s northeast and northwest — but not so much about other parts of the vast northern ice sheet...

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GLOBAL WARMING IS KILLING THE LARGEST ANIMAL ON OUR PLANET. DEATH BY KILLER ALGAE...

Vreni Häussermann of the Huinay Scientific Field Station photographs one of hundreds of whales that washed up in Chilean Patagonia in 2015. Photo by Keri-Lee Pashuk

 

When 343 Sei whales died from a harmful algal bloom in Chilean Patagonia, they opened a window into the effect changing climate is having on marine mammals, our oceans, and us'...

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