WATCH | Eagle films global warming destruction in Alps

2019-10-03 11:00

The images will be stunningly beautiful yet also hint of dire future consequences. Filmed with a camera mounted between his majestic wings, they'll show how a white-tailed eagle named Victor sees the world as he flies over the Alps.

WATCH | Save the oceans to save ourselves - humanity's challenge

2019-09-25 13:40

Two days after a climate summit failed to deliver game-changing pledges to slash carbon emissions, the UN has warned that global warming is devastating oceans and Earth's frozen spaces in ways that directly threaten a large slice of humanity.

PICS: Capetonians join worldwide #ClimateStrike

2019-09-20 17:23

"Fight climate crisis or die frying," read one of the hundreds of placards in front of Parliament as Capetonians joined in the worldwide climate strike on Friday.

WATCH | Fighting forest fires: Indonesia fires surge

2019-09-13 14:14

The number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data shows, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to concerns about the impact of increasing wildfire outbreaks worldwide on global warming.

Greta Thunberg and 'flight shame' fuel a carbon offset boom

2019-08-12 05:00

Campaigning by climate activist Greta Thunberg and filmmaker-naturalist David Attenborough is persuading pollution-conscious fliers to try and mitigate the environmental damage caused by their flights.

Global warming = more energy use = more warming

2019-06-25 18:30

Even modest climate change will increase global energy demand by up to a quarter before mid-century, and by nearly 60% if humanity fails to curb greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said.

Cape Town pupils join millions around the world in global climate change protest

2019-05-24 17:04

It may be exam season, but dozens of school pupils have taken to the streets outside of Parliament in Cape Town to join in a global protest to demand action on climate change.

Climate change has a bright side too: How SA plans to put a positive spin on global warming

2019-05-06 16:14

South Africa's draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy is just about ready to go to the printers. It contains dire warnings about what will happen if SA doesn't properly prepare for global warming – as well as a plan to point out the opportunities climate change presents.

US scientists to climb Everest, collect data on climate

2019-03-28 14:13

A team of American scientists is heading to the Mount Everest region to study how pollution has impacted the Himalayas and glaciers that are melting due to global warming.

Students in Hamburg, elsewhere call for climate action

2019-03-04 12:01

Thousands of students have gathered in the German city of Hamburg as part of a worldwide protest calling for action to curb global warming.


TIMELAPSE | 35 years of Arctic thaw in over 2 minutes

2019-10-02 19:11

NASA's scientific visualisation study has updated its animation to show not only how Arctic sea ice has less surface; It is also getting thinner.

Refugees from rising seas: No place to call home

2019-09-21 11:40

Most refugees fleeing persecution, famine or civil strife dream of one thing: Going home some day.

WATCH | Melting snowcaps spell trouble for world's highest capital

2019-09-20 15:59

Water resources are running dry in the world's highest-elevation capital due to the combined effect of the Andean glaciers melting, drought and mismanagement.

Climate change is already costing meat and dairy producers a lot

2019-09-05 05:00

The meat and dairy industry is increasingly feeling the effects of climate change, but they’re abnormally quiet about their own role in the crisis, according to a new report.

Global warming to slash equivalent of 80 million jobs by 2030

2019-07-01 13:14

As climate change worsens, growing heat stress on workers in agriculture and other sectors will cause a productivity loss equal to 80 million full-time jobs over the next decade, the UN warned.

UK pledges net zero fossil fuel pollution in first for G7

2019-06-12 08:30

Prime Minister Theresa May says legislation to wipe out the UK's net contribution to rising global temperatures will be put to members of Parliament.

More back-to-back heat waves will come with climate change – and hospitals will be be vulnerable to the public health havoc

2019-05-23 07:19

Repetitive scorchers are already here, with heat waves and droughts currently pegged as the direct cause of roughly 20% of natural disaster deaths in the continental United States.

This new plant-focused diet could ‘transform’ our future

2019-04-21 07:00

Shrink your waistline... and your carbon footprint.

Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate

2019-03-15 11:19

Students in more than 1 000 cities worldwide are planning to skip class in protest over their governments' failure to act against global warming.

Global warming imperils clouds that deter hothouse Earth

2019-02-28 05:13

Marine clouds that protect us from hothouse Earth conditions by reflecting sunlight back into space could break up and vanish if CO2 in the atmosphere triples, researchers warned.

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