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.

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.


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.

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.

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