Category: Climate Change & Our Warming World
Economic losses caused by the most extreme weather events, from hurricanes to wildfires, are surging fastest in parts of the world outside the tropics – places that once saw relatively few such disasters, scientists and statisticians have warned.
Wheat yields could be hit by severe drought across half the world at once, driving up prices and making problems for global markets.
Whatever happens on the pitches, rugby stars from the Pacific islands face a battle back home to save their ancestral lands from rising sea levels
Villages across India’s Maharashtra state are working together to get themselves through worsening droughts
Seaweed may be a quiet achiever when it comes to mitigation of greenhouse gases, with it now shown to travel far and deep beyond coastal areas and thus to play a key role in sequestering carbon from the atmosphere.
Greenhouse gases are raising the Earth’s temperature faster than previously thought, according to new climate models due to replace those used in current UN projections − meaning a bigger heat rise by 2100 than thought likely.
Weird and wonderful tomato varieties – which are largely unknown even in their country of origin – could hold the key to preserving tomato crops in an ever more challenging climate.
As extreme heat grows with climate change, finding cheaper and greener cooling is crucial to protect both people and the climate, experts say
Asia’s dependence on coal is completely at odds with the Paris Agreement to combat climate change, a UN official has warned, as experts from the region met in Bangkok to find ways to intensify efforts to stem global warming.
Communities are breaking down due to the loss of life and livelihoods from land degradation and drought