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Last feed update: Thursday May 23rd, 2024 10:40:47 AM

Atlantic to get ‘extraordinary’ hurricane season

Thursday May 23rd, 2024 02:50:52 PM
There could be up to seven major hurricanes of category three or higher this season, many more than usual.

UK disaster response needs ‘urgent’ £100m upgrade

Thursday May 23rd, 2024 10:23:19 AM
Fire chiefs say specialist service equipment used in natural disasters and terror attacks needs to be replaced.

Airbus UK to build satellite to monitor Sun storms

Wednesday May 22nd, 2024 03:47:44 PM
The spacecraft will give earlier warnings of conditions that produced the recent auroral lights.

UK breakthrough could slash emissions from cement

Wednesday May 22nd, 2024 03:01:10 PM
Scientists from Cambridge University find an ingenious way to decarbonise one of the world’s most polluting materials.

Climate change made UK’s waterlogged winter worse

Wednesday May 22nd, 2024 06:05:51 AM
One farmer in Lincolnshire told the BBC that a third of his farm could not be planted in time this year.

Eagles changed migration route to avoid Ukraine war

Tuesday May 21st, 2024 01:20:17 PM
Scientists believe they avoided perils including artillery fire on their way to their traditional breeding ground.

Isle of Wight-size iceberg breaks from Antarctica

Tuesday May 21st, 2024 05:11:01 PM
Another big iceberg breaks from in front of the UK’s Halley research base – the third in three years.

27 new wild swimming sites for England – but are they clean?

Monday May 13th, 2024 01:04:27 AM
Twenty-seven new sites have been designated for summer pollution monitoring.

Together in wonder: North America awed by total solar eclipse

Monday April 8th, 2024 11:04:53 PM
Stunning spectacle is witnessed by millions across the continent. Here are some of the stories.

Hottest February marks ninth new monthly record

Thursday March 7th, 2024 03:06:49 AM
It’s the ninth month of global temperature records in a row, driven by climate change and El Niño.

UK quits treaty that lets oil firms sue government

Thursday February 22nd, 2024 12:34:37 PM
The ECT allowed fossil-fuel companies to sue governments for billions in compensation for lost profits.

Why firms are racing to produce green ammonia

Tuesday February 27th, 2024 12:04:21 AM
Ammonia is essential for fertiliser production but producing it is carbon intensive.

World breaches 1.5C warming threshold for full year

Thursday February 8th, 2024 10:18:33 AM
The last 12 months were the hottest on record, temporarily sending the world past a deeply symbolic mark.

Space telescope reveals new images of the Universe

Thursday May 23rd, 2024 10:27:55 AM
The Euclid telescope mission, backed by Durham University scientists, releases dark Universe images.

More Northern Lights soon as Sun storms strengthen

Saturday May 18th, 2024 12:01:05 AM
Another spectacular light show could come within two weeks as Sun storms reach 11-year high.

US says Russia likely launched anti-satellite weapon

Wednesday May 22nd, 2024 04:22:18 AM
The Russian satellite launched last week may be capable of attacking other satellites, the Pentagon says.

The man on a mission to open up space to disability

Thursday May 9th, 2024 01:07:44 AM
John McFall is studying whether it’s possible for someone with a physical disability to go to space.

European astronaut rookies make the grade

Monday April 22nd, 2024 10:51:33 AM
The European Space Agency’s latest intake of astronauts complete their basic training.

Preventing space contamination rises up the agenda

Monday April 22nd, 2024 07:45:40 AM
Agencies and scientists from around the world head to the UK to share space-exploration techniques.

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