Weather around the world becomes extreme as the sun's light dims. A team of researchers embark on a race against time to understand what's happening. Weather systems around the world are becoming chaotic with violent hailstorms, dense fogs and freak lightning strikes battering the planet. Complex changes are taking place in the atmosphere and the sun's radiation is being blocked. In Antarctica, Mike Stowley, a scientist, is monitoring rising levels of pollution in the upper atmosphere. Victoria Chemengana, a PhD student, is puzzled to find one of her specimens is contaminated with an unusual chemical. Howard and Anne, who work for the Department of Agriculture, discover something strange in the local fields. And what on Earth has young Katie just found? Several weeks later at a weather conference in Bournemouth, the main agenda is climate change but in a seperate seminar the main discussion is about the strange anomalies happening in the environment. After the conference a number of delegates decide to share information as they investigate these odd events. Soon the whole team are plunged into a frantic race to counteract the malevolent forces which are at work; forces which have the potential to totally transform Earth's biosphere, on which all of mankind depends. This book should appeal to fans of the x files and doomsday scenarios.