Geography in the News


More than 95% of world's population breathe dangerous air, major study finds: TheGuardian Apr 17, 2018— Poorest are hardest hit with many developing countries falling behind on cleaning up toxic air pollution.

Dangerous climate tipping point is ‘about a century ahead of schedule’ warns scientist: ThinkProgress Apr 12, 2018— A slowing Gulf Stream system means catastrophic East Coast flooding will get much worse.

Ocean plastic could treble in decade: BBC News Mar 21, 2018— The amount of plastic in the ocean is set to treble in a decade unless litter is curbed, a major report has warned.

Map of the Week: ClimateEx (Climate Explorer) is an interactive web application for around the globe exploration of spatio-temporal changes in climate by means of the Climate Similarity Search.