Bahrain follows Saudi Arabia in severing diplomatic ties with Iran
The Bahraini government charged Iran with "blatant and dangerous interference" in the internal affairs of Arab countries and support for terrorism
Armed activists in Oregon take on US government
A band of gunmen and self-proclaimed defenders of the U.S. Constitution have chosen to make their latest and boldest stand
The Rise of 2016
2015 saw extreme drought, floods and warming. Record December temperatures and an El Niño event make a cooler or calmer 2016 unlikely. Yet the most serious threat is scarcely being talked about...
You, Too, Can Be a Citizen Climate Scientist!
If you thought that the days of citizen scientists were over, as science has become too complex, think again. There are many ways you can get involved, and here are a few of them...
Obama to ISIL leaders: Nowhere to hide
President Barack Obama said on Monday the US was hitting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) "harder than ever"
France - Regional Elections - Front National draws a blank in French regional polls
France's far-right Front National failed to win a single region in elections on Sunday with its leader Marine Le Pen losing to the centre-right alliance in the northern region
Nitrogen Dioxide - Environmental Regulations Work
New satellite data lets scientists work out where nitrogen dioxide emissions are rising or falling around the world, sometimes down to the level of a large power plant. How is your city or country doing?
It's raining, it's pouring, deniers are snoring...
While parts of the country and the world are still suffering record drought, others have been experiencing extremely wet weather and devastating floods. Why?
Huge volcano of methane spews out of California. Why should we care about this invisible gas?
A lot is written about the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, but there is a considerably more potent gas that has climate scientists worried - methane - and it is pouring out of underground storage in the States, sickening local residents. Find out more about it...