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Lizards help to explain climate impacts

Team classifies ecological niches for 134 species of lizard

Earthquake reveals impact of sea-level rise

Large tremor in Solomon Islands showed effects of changing seas on coral, mangroves and seagrass

Solar electrification empowers women

Roll-out of photovoltaic irrigation system in Benin brought women economic independence

Satellites underestimate forest loss

Smaller clearings more likely to be missed, research shows

World set for 3.4˚C by 2100

Slightly reduced warming level relies on efforts of India and China

Flash news: climate change likely to bring more deaths

Largest study to date indicates nearly 13% more deaths in Southeast Asia unless action taken

Including snowflake size benefits Antarctic sea-ice simulation

Accounting for radiative effects of precipitating ice clouds reduces mismatch between models and observations

Surface water could refill Californian groundwater supplies

Enough surface water spare following storms to pay off 'overdraft'

Worse climate change in the offing

Scientist networks present the 10 ‘must knows’ on climate change to UN summit

Flash news: Harvey-scale rainfall risk to be 18% each year in Texas

Climate change could see much higher likelihood of heavy rainfall by end of century

Arctic routes are seasonally predictable

Though predictions possible from January onwards, results much better after May

Increase in deforestation due to medium- and large-scale clearing

Picture not uniform around globe, and forest loss in Brazil is rebounding

Warming helps toxins to thrive

Climate change could exacerbate mould growth on poorly stored food crops

How does tropospheric ozone affect greenhouse gas budgets?

Enhanced soil respiration dominated suppressed methane and nitrous oxide emissions if ozone concentrations increased by 30 ppb

Air quality and health in US will improve from other nations’ actions to slow climate change

Other countries could contribute 62% of reduction in ozone-related deaths in US

Flash news: ozone hole smallest since 1988

Warmer Antarctic vortex brought fewer polar stratospheric clouds

Forests can bring 1.5°C Paris target closer

Boosting forest ‘sink’ could achieve one quarter of greenhouse gas emissions cuts required

What’s the outlook for carbon capture directly from the air?

Enhanced oil recovery and micro-algae growth are most promising applications for end-product, researchers find

Study: Air pollution battle is crucial to China’s public health

Air quality improvement measures are working, satellite data show

Only multi-targeted immediate action can mitigate dangerous climate change

Keeping global warming below 2°C is still possible, recent studies suggest