Twelve months of global record-high temperatures have led to this month’s Arctic sea ice shrinking to almost 400,000 square miles less than four years ago, scientists find.
As the seas rise, presidential candidates are arguing over whose wife is hotter.
Researchers say it is already too late for Miami and New Orleans, which will be overcome by rising sea levels caused by man-made climate change. Under a worst-case scenario, New York could be unlivable by 2085.
Rich countries are failing to fulfill pledges to make billions of dollars available to help the developing world face climate change.
Coasts and communities in the Pacific region will face more extreme weather hazards as a changing climate magnifies the El Niño effect, scientists say.
Scientists warn that burning up the planet’s remaining fossil fuel would cause all Antarctic ice to melt and produce devastating sea level rise.
A senior British politician says we face a humanitarian crisis on an immense scale if millions of people have to flee the impacts of global warming.
Scientists say tens of thousands of glaciers are melting faster than ever -- and many will continue to do so even if climate change can be stabilized.
Global temperatures have risen by 1 degree Celsius (nearly 34 degrees Fahrenheit) in the past 150 years, and one scientist says a doubling of that could unleash catastrophic sea-level rise this century.