Climate change will lead to 250,000 extra deaths a year from 2030, a report quantifying the health impacts of global warming has claimed.
Climate change has been rammed back into the world’s collective conscience this week with the UN-organised summit in New York.
Climate change events in New York have peaked today with a one day summit at the United Nations dedicated to the issue. More than 100 world leaders
With world leaders descending on New York for the United Nations General Assembly, a host of pressing global crises will likely plague talks.
There have been lots of upbeat and rousing statements about the UN climate summit in New York on Tuesday, September 23.
UN secretary-general Ban
Europe is the only one of the world’s biggest four polluters to have reduced carbon emissions, latest figures reveal.
India, with a 5% hike, China
Forests are the green lungs of our planet. During the day, trees absorb carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we need to breathe. But at night, the
Italian adventurer Alex Bellini is going to live on an iceberg until it melts in one of the most unusual expeditions of modern times. He spoke to
Giant glaciers in Western Antarctica are melting at an “unstoppable” rate that could cause global sea levels to rise far quicker than previously
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has published a report on climate change and the impact it has on remote low lying Pacific Island
Ten metre waves assaulted Europe’s Atlantic coast this winter, battering Portugal, France and Spain, taking lives, destroying property and eroding
Once one of the largest saltwater lakes on earth, Lake Oroumieh in northwestern Iran has shrunk to 80 percent to just 1,000 kilometres.
The retreat of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is diminishing Earth’s albedo, or reflectivity, by an amount considerably larger than previously
Methane from cows’ farts and burps caused an explosion in a German town, police say.
Their flatulence and belching led to a build up of gas in the
Proposed measures to protect the climate do not appear to have resulted in much. This year has seen the highest emissions of global greenhouse gases
As evidence grows suggesting that global warming is accelerating, more climate change talks take place in Warsaw. Negotiators are still poles
What if your county needs more agriculture than engineering graduates? Can education be manipulated to raise awareness of certain issues facing the
We constantly track our weather as it fluctuates day-to-day, but determining patterns over time can help us differentiate exactly when ‘weather’
Web Interview with Adam Scaife, Head of Climate Prediction, Met Office Hadley Centre.
Gravity is one of the fundamental forces of nature, its invisible grip governing our planet – from the rocks inside to the seas on the surface.
At least 200 people were killed by superstorm Sandy in the US, Haiti and Cuba in October.
Damage estimates run to some 60 billion euros.
Scientists in Germany are trying to fill in the gaps in the current understanding of climate change.
Physicist at the Paul Scherrer Institute in
Mongolia is the most sparsely populated independent country on the planet, vast unspoiled steppes stretch as far as the eye can see.
At the recent climate talks in Durban the alarm was sounded. A stark warning went out that unless the World acts quickly to slash greenhouse gasses
Isabel Marques da Silva, euronews:
Almost 200 world leaders will meet in Durban, South Africa, to discuss the challenge of climate change. The
These are some of the questions you asked Nicholas Mirzoeff:
1- Does the media influence our perception of climate change in a negative way?