Temperature buoy, Nantucket Sound. Once recordings are adjusted  to compensate for  problems in the way   temperatures were measured, a perceived global warming slowdown largely disappears. Photograph: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration via The New York Times

Global warming has not undergone a “pause” or “hiatus”, according to US government research that undermines one of the key arguments used by scepti(...)

Jeremy Clarkson has hinted that the time may have come for him to leave Top Gear, likening himself to a dinosaur that nature had made a mistake in inventing. Photograph:  Paul Gilham/Getty Images.

Jeremy Clarkson has hinted that the time may have come for him to leave Top Gear, likening himself to a dinosaur that nature had made a mistake in inv(...)

The main greenhouse gas blamed for global warming averaged 400.03 parts per million at a monitoring station on Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano yesterday. Image NOAA

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surpassed 400 parts per million for the first time since measurements began, breaching a (...)