Articles by: Tim Radford

A third or more of all species could be gone by 2070

A third or more of all species could be gone by 2070

Within 50 years, a third of all plant and animal species could be caught up in a mass extinction, as a consequence of climate change driven by ever-rising temperatures. What is new about this warning is the method, the precision, the timetable and the identification of a cause. And – entirely felicitously – support for the prediction is backed by a series[Read More…]

March 4, 2020 Climate Change