13th September - Today's News: Typhoons Threaten Taiwan and China
Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, ships warned, flights cancelled whilst Hong Kong plagued by haze and smog as new typhoon threat looms
Hurricane Irma: Quarter of Florida Keys homes 'destroyed' whilst across the Caribbean the impacts of Hurricane Irma: Damage mapped
Here in the UK we just experienced Storm Aileen: Winds bring travel disruption - rather early for a "winter" storm* and, of course, most of the country just had a breezy night. But there was still horror as recycling bin is blown over by Storm Aileen in Birmingham ..... And I had a small plant pot blown over outside my shop!
* surprised the Daily Express hasn't exclaimed it was the earliest named storm on record .....
A possible explanation for Dansgaard-Oeschger events as ancient tree reveals cause of spike in Arctic temperature
Deforestation long overlooked as contributor to climate change - not if you've been reading this news blog for the past few years, it hasn't!
And looking at climate change for aliens - a new system of planetary classification