Stories by Tim Radford

Tim Radford, a founding editor of Climate News Network, worked for The Guardian for 32 years, for most of that time as science editor. He has been covering climate change since 1988. Tim won the Association of British Science Writers award for science writer of the year four times, and a lifetime achievement award in 2005. subscribe to Tim Radford's feed

Posted on: Apr 19, 2017, Source: Climate News Network

Coastal glaciers in terminal decline as Greenland ice runs into the ocean and threatens to raise sea levels by the end of the century.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2017, Source: Climate News Network

Even a modest increase in plant-based foods could lead to a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2017, Source: Climate News Network

New research predicts that global warming will cause a massive rise in global wildfires.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2016, Source: Climate News Network

A new study says that, without human action, the rise would have been less than half the observed 20th-century increase — and might even have fallen.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2015, Source: Climate News Network

A series of new scientific reports highlights the threats that climate change and rising temperatures are posing for many species.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2015, Source: Climate News Network

Scientists predict that while the drought that has devastated the Goldn State for four years will become more extreme, it will be interspersed with bouts of serious flooding.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2015, Source: Climate News Network

Humans are destroying 15 billion trees a year.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

As seas acidify and world's waters warm, fish will get smaller and have a harder time surviving.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2015, Source: Climate News Network

Nine of the warmest 10 years have been since 2000.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2015, Source: Climate News Network

Sophisticated data from the International Space Station creates a detailed “planet at night” atlas of urban lighting to be created.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2014, Source: Climate News Network

Rising sea levels and storm damage to natural coastal defenses pose increasing problems for the iconic NASA site.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2014, Source: Climate News Network

As extremes of heat become the norm, scientists have invented a new way to reflect sunlight away from buildings straight back into space.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2014, Source: Climate News Network

As the planet heats up, thunderstorms will become more common and explosive.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2014, Source: Climate News Network

Global warming will cause a huge increase in hay fever and pollen allergies.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2014, Source: Climate News Network

When people don’t like the message about climate change, it seems the answer is to shoot the messenger.