Hawaiian volcanoes sometimes erupt as gentle flows of lava, but other times produce spectacular lava fountains
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The iceberg is bigger than Chicago and, at a third of a mile thick, could take more than a year to melt.
At least 12 people, believed to be local Nepalese Sherpa guides, have been killed by an avalanche on Mount Everest. The accident is believed to be the single biggest loss of life on the slopes of the world’s highest mountain.
A volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean has merged with its neighbour to form one landmass, the US space agency says.
Half of the world’s population now lives in cities, and this proportion is set to rise to two-thirds by 2050. Yet cities are particularly vulnerable to the worst impacts of climate change precisely because their locations are fixed.
A draft report for the United Nation’s third panel on climate change says gas cannot provide a long-term solution to stabilising climate change.
Recently, we have seen many solar farms built locally. This headline may however come as a surprise. The dip in investment may not indicate the expansion of renewable energy as this has still increased. It may instead reflect the lowering cost overall, which is really positive news. Read the article here, and make up your […]
A volcano just south of Ecuador’s capital Quito has erupted, creating a spectacular plume of ash, 10km (six miles) high.
Data interpretation introduction in preparation for controlled assessment.
Links to A2 World Cities topic: (syllabus link) Contemporary sustainability issues in urban areas. Transport and its management: the development of integrated, efficient and sustainable systems. Read article here. Other links to recent articles on sustainable transport: East Yorkshire town Beverley gets bike hire scheme. ReadyBike hire scheme unveiled in Reading
Chile has declared two northern regions hit by a 8.2 magnitude earthquake to be disaster areas.