14th NOV 2016 - 2016 looks poised to be the warmest year on record globally, according to preliminary data.

2016 'very likely' to be world's warmest year

7th JAN 2014 - A polar vortex is sweeping large areas in the USA and parts of Canada. But have you ever wondered whether human beings are prepared to survive in these extreme conditions? Read the following article on the BBC website and find out.

What effect does extreme cold have on the human body?

29th OCT 2012 - Hurricane Sandy devastated large areas in the USA. If you'd like to know more about hurricanes visit the National Geographic website.

14th OCT 2012 - The daredevil Felix Baumgartner's latest stunt has made news headlines around the world. What record did he break? Watch and find out!