Rare Champagne grapes flourish with global warming

2015-09-22 07:04

After languishing in the shadow of the Chardonnay and Pinot vines that turn out France's famed bubbly, four lesser known Champagne grapes are getting an unlikely boost thanks to climate change.

Cities pick up climate slack

2015-07-02 23:22

Many cities and provinces are taking a leading role, driven by necessity, in efforts to arrest galloping global warming.

Rich states can't meet 2020 climate aid goal alone

2015-06-03 15:15

An international commitment to provide $100bn a year by 2020 to help vulnerable countries tackle climate change is unlikely to be met by government funding only.

Global warming to have devastating effect on supply and quality of Arabica coffee

2015-04-29 11:22

The cup may be half empty when it comes to the future of coffee. Global warming is having a negative effect on global production, affecting the supply, quality and price of your favourite cuppa.

Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth

2015-02-27 15:03

From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging underfoot to re-shape Earth.

Australia getting hotter than the rest of the world

2015-01-28 15:01

Australia could face a rise of up to 5.1 degrees Celsius by 2090 if there are no actions taken to cut greenhouse emissions.

It's not too late to reduce SA's carbon output - expert

As reports and studies suggest 2014 was the hottest year on record, we speak to Project 90 by 2030's Gray Maguire about global warming in the South African context. Watch.

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Republicans to nix Obama climate plan

2014-12-03 16:04

There is little backing in Congress for Obama's climate moves.

Fresh climate talks start in Bonn

2014-10-20 20:36

Fresh UN climate talks have opened opened in Bonn with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global temperatures.

Natural gas surge won't slow global warming

2014-10-16 05:00

Using more cheap natural gas in future decades won't slow global warming a new study projects.


Rich nations disagree over coal subsidies

2015-09-15 11:03

Rich nations are stubbornly divided ahead of talks in Paris to seek a deal to phase out coal subsidies in a difficulty on agreeing on action to curb global warming.

Investors need climate change shift - study

2015-06-05 09:27

Most investors need to make a significant behavioural shift and start factoring climate change into their portfolio risk management, a study has found.

'Radical transition' of economy needed

2015-06-03 14:00

Harmful impacts of global warming such as heat waves and sea level rise are mounting and show a need for a 'radical transition' to a greener economy.

Canada glaciers to shrink 70% by 2100

2015-04-06 22:44

The glaciers of western Canada, one of the world's most picturesque mountain regions, are likely to largely melt away over just three generations, scientists say.

Melbourne trees 'email' public in new climate campaign

2015-02-02 11:40

Trees in the Australian city of Melbourne are replying to emails from the public in a new campaign as authorities seek to highlight the impact of climate change in the country.

East Antarctica’s largest glacier melting - scientists

2015-01-26 19:28

Australian scientists say the largest glacier in East Antarctica, containing ice equivalent to a 6m rise in global sea levels, is melting due to warm ocean water.

2014 poised for hottest year

2014-12-03 21:07

This year may end as the hottest on record, the UN's weather agency says as it recounted a tale of rising seas, crippling droughts and floods.

Global energy system under stress

2014-11-12 09:15

With fossil fuels set to meet most of the increased global demand for energy, the IEA has warned that climate change targets are at risk.

Hottest September since 1880

2014-10-20 19:28

Last month was the hottest September for globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces since record-keeping began in 1880.

Humans causing climate change heat

2014-09-30 05:00

Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia have been influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming.

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