A U.N. special envoy urges a unified approach to global action on tackling the interlinked issues of climate change, sustainable development and human rights.
A senior scientist at Pennsylvania State University's Earth and Environmental Systems Institute says voices of poorer nations must be heard in the political tussle over reducing the “utterly inadequate” global warming limit.
Scientists warn that our fate is in our own hands as humans now control almost every aspect of the planet, on a scale akin to the great forces of nature.
A leading French government minister says the number of natural disasters connected to climate change has doubled in two decades. He is urging a global early warning system.
Scientists warn that excessive use of fertilizers, combined with warmer water in lakes, threatens to poison drinking water supplies.
New research warns that emissions will make drought conditions even more extreme as our climate moves into a period of rapid change.
U.S. researchers say climate change, not random chance, is likely to be causing California’s long drought, one of the worst on record.
Researchers say climate change probably caused the drought that affected Syria nearly a decade ago -- and helped spark the country’s current civil war. By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network
High-precision field instruments in the U.S. have provided the first real-time “action shots” of the increasing impact of CO2 on global warming.
Scientists warn that humans will face epidemics of diseases never encountered before as global warming drives animals and parasites into new habitats.