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Weather forecasters in Africa are getting access to satellite data that will allow them to track the path and severity of developing storms – and reduce the death toll from extreme weather events.x

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A researcher generating new possibilities for climate change risk assessment and responses has been named as the winner of the 2020 Piers Sellers Prize.

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Growing consumption of energy and fossil fuels over four decades did not play a significant role in increasing life expectancy across 70 countries.

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Nearly half the UK’s carbon footprint comes from emissions released overseas to satisfy UK-based consumption, according to a new report.

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A new international alliance of universities has been established to help communicate research on the most effective means to meet the urgent global challenge of the climate crisis.