The study indicates that an ice-free Arctic Ocean, often feared to be just years away, could be delayed if nature swings back to a cooler mode.
Small steps by Pakistan are helping it create resilience in the face of climate change, an issue the Indus Waters Treaty did not anticipate, and which endangers it.
Sustainable buildings don’t just make environmental sense. There are potentially large economic gains to be had from more efficient use of resources. This includes increased employment, increased productivity and less need for government subsidies.
The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services said the state was more susceptible to flooding because of destructive wildfires that left many areas in northern and southern California with burn-scarred hills.
The bulletin cited nuclear volatility, especially as the US and Russia seek to modernise their atomic arsenals and remain at odds in war-torn countries such as Syria and Ukraine.
The mood is dark as Trump takes over the environmental agency he pledged to reduce to “little tidbits.”
Sri Lanka is heading towards one of its worst droughts in 30 years, which in the long-term could lead to land degradation and seriously impact the country’s economy.
US government scientists have made unofficial twitter accounts in order to defy what they view as censorship of climate change research by Trump.
Imperceptible rise in sea levels and changes in weather patterns is making Mumbai and the west coast of India more vulnerable to severe cyclonic storms.
Brown defended California’s efforts to curb global warming, protect immigrants and expand healthcare vowing to fight Trump if need be.
The climate change page contains links to scientific global warming research, as well as detailed data on emissions.
Facing incessant droughts due to climate change, many women in southern Africa are adopting alternate practices like goat herding to sustain their families.
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World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set by the Paris climate change deal.
The feminisation of environmental migration is already underway in South Asia but governments are slow to recognise the role of climate change and there’s no policy action
There’s probably no more consequential and contentious a target for the incoming administration than an arcane metric called the “social cost of carbon.”
Making people anxious to ask honest questions, and robbing them of the opportunity to respectfully disagree, isn’t going to do much good for the climate.
Global surface temperatures in 2016 averaged 14.8 °C, or 1.3 °C higher than estimated before the Industrial Revolution ushered in wide use of fossil fuels, the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service said.
Because not all science that happens is covered; not all science that is covered is consumed; and not all science that is consumed is remembered.
Researchers say the rainfall on December 1, 2015 cannot be attributed to climate change.
Experts say it would be wrong for climate change deniers to interpret the expected 2017 dip as a sign of an end to the long-term trend of global warming.
Politicians and organisations have both expressed concerns over Rex Tillerson’s past at Exxon and his close ties to Russia.
No one should be surprised about Trump being a sceptic. But what leaves one startled is how poorly informed his scepticism is.
As a society we have become conditioned to moving from one burning issue to another without adequately resolving the first, thus making challenges like pollution, joblessness and economic inequality our new normal.
Nidhi Singh, a researcher at Banaras Hindu University, wants to provide evidence on the link between climate change and the increase in vector-borne and other diseases in Varanasi.
By the time we hit that temperature, further climate changes will already be locked in and unavoidable.
Ban Ki-moon received the Legion of Honour for his efforts to tackle climate change, and he helped push the climate agreement as well.
Nicaragua was the only nation to reject the agreement last December arguing for far more drastic action to limit rising temperatures.
The final weeks of 2016 would need to be the coldest of the 21st century to avoid it becoming the hottest year.
Developing countries are arguing that the fund, meant to provide developing countries with resources to adjust to inevitable climate changes, continue under the Paris Agreement.
Conspicuously absent in all mainstream discourse since Trump won the elections is discussion of the systemic factors that underpin continued massive emissions worldwide.
Even as we accept the verdict, we need to find ways to move our personal and political lives forward in the face of this tectonic defeat
A compilation of what we know of the new US president’s foreign policy standpoints.
People like Bhokal, whose survival depends on the success of the Paris climate agreement, can’t afford to lose anymore due to environmental disasters.
More wind farms, electric cars and efficient lightbulbs, of course. But also lower taxes.
Donald Trump has fused economic worries, racial and gender resentment into a politics of fear and revenge, a tactic that is not new to the Republican Party.
The Paris Agreement seeks to wean the world economy off fossil fuels, limiting the rise in average world temperatures to well below 2 degrees Celsius.
Lessons from the Soviet Union reveal how we can fret about climate change and celebrate Heathrow’s expansion at the same time.
After objections by the Indian representative, the Green Climate Fund has kept on hold a project to reduce the risk of glacial lake outburst floods in northern Pakistan
Beyond humanitarian crises, the next director-general of the WHO will have to address many other complex challenges ranging from antimicrobial resistance to maternal mortality.