Newquay: “The Cornish surfing town shaking off its party past”
Frankly, Newquay has long been thought of as a party town – over the last six years, however, it’s been quietly undergoing a transformation from party place to food haven and idyllic location. Finally, there are daytime hotspots that can rival the area’s level of natural beauty.
China is building first ‘forest city’ of 40,000 trees to fight air pollution
It’s not all doom and gloom: despite recent news suggesting the world’s superpowers aren’t prioritising combatting climate change, China is in the process of building the first ‘forest city’ to fight air pollution. It will host 40,000 trees and 30,000 people, absorbing almost 10,000 tons of CO2 annually. It’s just one of the many sustainable developments […]
A third of the world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change
As heatwaves rage across the world, grounding planes in Arizona, igniting forest fires in Portugal and stunting crop development in China, studies are now showing that the number of people at risk of deadly heatwaves will grow to 48% by 2100 – even if emissions are drastically reduced.
Canadian climate change study thwarted by climate change
A tale with an ironic twist: an expedition, part of a four-year research project into the effects of climate change, had to be abandoned after climate change made the conditions treacherous. Warmer temperatures created perilous ice conditions off Newfoundland, trapping fishing boats and tankers – usually, ‘it’s not something you would expect to see there’.