With ‘Limited Amount of Time Left,’ New IPCC Report Urges Climate Adaptation

The lowly Bramble Cay melomys, a small Australian rodent, wasn’t the kind of animal that often made the news. But in 2019, it splashed across headlines. The reason? It was the first mammal to go extinct because of climate change. Named for the island where it used to live, the little rodent had been declining … Read more

Covid-19 news: Chris Whitty urges caution as UK cases hit record level

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool Chris Whitty at a briefing on 15 December Tolga Akmen – WPA Pool/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 11am on 16 December England’s chief medical officer suggests people should reduce social contacts … Read more