The pre-eminent institutions in British science and engineering -- some with long records of promoting fossil fuels -- say the U.K. should lead the way to a zero carbon world.
The head of the global Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says wealthy countries should help poorer nations that cannot afford to replace coal with low-carbon alternatives.
International experts say the last 50 years of health advances worldwide will be jeopardized unless urgent steps are taken to confront climate change.
A hard-hitting message from the Vatican warns of the threat global warming poses to the world’s ecosystems -- and everyone on the planet.
Hungary’s president supports an ambitious plan to collect a billion signatures on a petition aimed at pressuring politicians to agree on radical measures to tackle global warming.
New research warns that the survival of a sizeable proportion of life on Earth is in doubt as fossil fuel emissions push up global temperatures.
As a major U.N. climate summit got underway in New York on Tuesday, some of the world’s biggest institutional investors demanded clearer policies on climate change and the phasing out of fossil fuel subsidies.
Three more new CFC gases discovered in the atmosphere have the potential to add to global warming, and scientists say the evidence points to them being man-made.
Coastal areas that would not expect to be hit by violent hurricanes or typhoons face a growing threat of devastation as scientists discover that tropical cyclones are moving further north and south.
Powerful voices in finance and the armed forces are warning of risks of increasingly extreme weather events causing billions of dollars of damage and potentially igniting humanitarian disasters and regional conflicts.