As Hurricane Harvey haunts Houston and Irma makes her way to Florida, the Met Office has released the latest list of freak storm names that could hit the UK and Ireland over the next 12 months.
Mexican industrial group Mexichem will acquire control of Israel’s Netafim, the world’s largest drip irrigation company, for $1.5bn.
There is a one in three chance of at least one region in the UK setting a new monthly rainfall record between October and March every year, according to Met Office research using its new super computer.
Shareholders in Exxon Mobil, the world’s biggest oil company, today backed a motion requiring the company to disclose the impact of climate change on its business.
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