A Scorched Earth probable

2016-05-24 16:00

Using up all known fossil fuel reserves would render Earth even more unliveable than scientists had previously projected, researchers say.

Global warming is changing how Earth wobbles

2016-04-09 16:19

A new Nasa study shows global warming is now changing how Earth wobbles and says the shift is dramatic.

Global temps soar in February

2016-03-17 22:21

Temperatures across the planet soared again last month, setting a new heat record with the warmest February since modern records began.

Record leap in carbon dioxide seen in 2015

2016-03-12 11:26

The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increased at a record pace last year, US government scientists have reported, raising new concern about one of the top greenhouse gases.

Ocean warming likely double previous estimations

2016-01-26 12:58

The amount of sea level rise that comes from the oceans warming and expanding has been underestimated, and is likely about twice as much as previously calculated.

Greenpeace: UN climate accord a blow to fossil fuels

2015-12-12 16:57

A planned global accord to tame global warming released at UN talks in Paris will be a huge blow to the fossil-fuel industry, say Greenpeace and other environment groups.

Slalom racing faces future without snow

2015-12-12 12:22

Global warming is forcing ski areas to think about the once unthinkable...a future without snow as temperatures rise.

Global warming may reduce oxygen

2015-12-01 20:56

Global warming has triggered an array of apocalyptic scenarios for future generations, from worsening drought, storms and floods to melted ice sheets and rising seas.

Global warming: What if we do nothing?

2015-11-17 17:42

If mankind fails to curtail global warming, we will have to deal with fallout ranging from massive refugee crises and submerged cities to scorching heatwaves and drought, scientists say.

Arctic coast guards pledge co-operation

2015-10-31 00:22

US and Russia coast guards have pledged to work together to halt global warming as melting ice creates new Arctic routes.


April breaks heat records, 12th month in a row

2016-05-19 16:30

Last month was the hottest April in modern history, marking the 12th consecutive month that global heat records have been shattered.

Antarctica alone may lift seas a metre by 2100

2016-03-31 09:07

Melting ice from Antarctica could raise oceans by a metre before 2100 at current rates of greenhouse gas emissions.

Plants won't boost global warming much

2016-03-16 22:01

Vegetation will release far less extra carbon dioxide in a warming world than previously assumed, giving humans a bit more room.

Climate change 'forcing species to move'

2016-02-10 13:08

Warming temperatures are causing about half of the world's plants and animals to move location, an international conference in Australia heard, with every major type of species affected.

Obama: World has 'met the moment' with climate pact

2015-12-13 11:58

President Barack Obama said the new global climate agreement "offers the best chance we have to save the one planet we have" and credited his administration as being a driving force behind the deal.

Blankets cover glacier to halt ice melt

2015-12-12 16:50

From afar, the Rhone glacier looks pristine, but on closer inspection the surface is covered with blankets to slow the melting of the rapidly retreating ice.

Developing nations shift emissions stance

2015-12-03 18:56

The once black-and-white world of climate negotiations for poorer countries has evolved into many shades of gray at talks this week in Paris.

Absurdly hot October

2015-11-19 07:46

For the 8th time this year, Earth has smashed a monthly heat record; this time by a huge margin.

Go green and save the world

2015-11-09 17:52

The OECD has urged nations to step up environmental investments to ward off not only catastrophic climate change but to give the global economy a much-needed boost.

Global warming to increase heat, impact productivity in SE Asia - report

2015-10-28 10:55

Rising temperatures and humidity due to climate change are likely to increase the number of days with unsafe "heat stress," and South East Asian at risk of low productivity.

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