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Two animals died and 14 people were injured after hailstones reported to be the size of baseballs hit a zoo in Colorado.
The last month has seen deadly wildfires, monsoon rains and droughts hit several countries.
After walking past bags of rubbish in Oxford, artist Simon Mandarino decided to illustrate the issue in a rather more visual way.
Researchers warn that even limited climate warming could trigger conditions not seen in a million years.
When the Bloodhound supersonic car attempts to break the land speed record, managing heat around the vehicle is going to be important.
Developing economies around the world are investing in hydropower.
The majority of plastic containers used for yogurts, ice cream, ready meals and fruit end up in landfill.
They will be aboard the first US flights to the International Space Station since the shuttle programme ended.
The US space agency assigns the first men and women to fly on commercial rockets and capsules.
The first long-term residents of Stonehenge, along with the first stones, arrived about 5,000 years ago.
Scientists have successfully transplanted a bioengineered lung into a pig.
Temperatures hit the 30s and there were no proper drains, bringing flies, disease and panic.
Drones are now delivering pesticides, fertilisers and crop monitoring to farms around the world.
A new study has shown that small height evolved twice in humans on the Indonesian island of Flores.
The man who took a shark from an aquarium in Texas, US said he did it because 'it needed help'.
Faced with a glorious spectrum of colour, songbirds, just like humans, look for the big picture.
This photo time-lapse was taken from the International Space Station of a single orbital sunrise over Earth.
The first long-term residents of Stonehenge came from west Wales, a study suggests.
Researchers uncover a little known source of climate warming gases coming from plastic waste.
Parts of eastern Australia are suffering their worst drought in memory, as these aerial images show.