What is an El Niño event and why should we care?

What is an El Niño event and why should we care?

Australian scientists officially declare the onset of a ‘substantial’ El Niño event in the tropical Pacific. The last mega Nino in 1997 had powerful and catastrophic effects on global weather. It caused 22,000 deaths world-wide and cost $33 billion in flood and...
Cameron Diaz and California’s drought

Cameron Diaz and California’s drought

As I write this, California is suffering a life changing drought. Here’s a letter I wrote which the Mail on Sunday published last week. ‘While it may amuse us that Cameron Diaz is not flushing the loo as regularly as she used to in order to conserve water in...