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Black rain: Hong Kong and climate change

Feature Story | 2009-06-19 at 8:00

Last June Hong Kong was hit by its heaviest rain on record. The Hong Kong Observatory issued a black rainstorm warning, and on June 7 some 145.5 mm of rain fell in one hour. The region had never seen anything like it.

Extreme Weather

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 19:06

There is strong evidence that extreme weather events – such as hurricanes, floods, droughts and heat waves – are increasing because of climate change. And while it is difficult to blame any single weather event on climate change, scientists agree...

Award winning pictures from Greenland

Feature Story | 2006-03-08 at 15:21

Nick Cobbing won second prize in "Picture of the Year" for his work during the Greenpeace expedition to Greenland in the summer of 2005, in the category "Science and Natural History".

Putin gives Kyoto green light

Feature Story | 2004-09-30 at 8:00

George Bush's government is out in the cold over Kyoto - and it's that old Cold War enemy, Russia, that's put it there. The Russian government has moved closer towards ratifying the crucial Kyoto climate change treaty. But while Bush hangs out in...

Climate change blamed as ice bridge snaps

Feature Story | 2009-04-07 at 8:00

For 10,000 years the Wilkins Ice Shelf has likely floated unchanged in the Antarctic Peninsula. But this massive slab of ice, 16 times the size of Hong Kong, is no match for climate change.

Climate Change Impacts in China

Image gallery | 2005-10-10

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