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Heatwaves like the record-breaking 2017 event in central and eastern China were once rare. They are now one-in-five-year events due to climate change. Photograph: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

Civilisation is increasingly out of sync with the world’s changing climate, as heatwaves, such as those in the Mediterranean and in China during 2017,(...)

Volunteers try to assist some more stranded pilot whales which  came to shore the day after  after one of the country’s largest recorded mass whale strandings, in Golden Bay, at the top of New Zealand’s South Island, February 11th, 2017. Photograph: Anthony Phelps/Reuters

A new pod of 240 whales has swum aground at a remote New Zealand beach hours after volunteers refloated a different group following a mass stranding. (...)

The New Zealand MetService said ‘extreme’ weather events such as the weather bomb were becoming increasingly common in the country. File photograph: Getty Images

A powerful “weather bomb” has hit New Zealand, cutting off rural towns, flooding major roads and dumping snow on to bare alpine ski fields at what sh(...)

New Zealand out half dan Carter taking a carry against Ireland with Alan Quinlan making a tackle. The All Black is again injured and unavailable for the All Blacks. Photograph: ©INPHO/James Crombie

Daniel Carter’s ‘annus horribilis’ continued when a calf injury ruled the All Black outhalf out of Canterbury’s provincial clash with Tasman on Saturd(...)