Many people use them interchangeably, but they mean subtly different things - yet when it comes to influencing public opinion, scientists should perhaps use the less-accurate one.
A new system of flood insurance for British households called Flood Re is due to be approved by the House of Lords today. But it fails to factor in climate change.
By forcing Cameron to reaffirm his green credentials, the Labour leader skillfully drove a wedge between the PM and his party.
Cameron has been squandering the UK’s lead in a technology with a large and growing global market.
More than the floods, it is interventions by politicians that have led to a spike in public concern.
To date, the coalition has unforgivably weakened Britain's climate adaptation plans.
An international group of researchers has found that the largest glacier in West Antarctica is "retreating inland" faster than ever.
The Prime Minister needs to reverse the foolish decisions his government has taken on flood defences.
One of the site's largest subreddits, r/science, has had enough of angry, conspiracy-spouting posters who do nothing but ruin legitimate debate.
Just as it is irresponsible to suggest shale gas is a silver bullet, so it is unrealistic to suggest that renewable energy can deliver all of our energy needs.