World’s oceans at most acidic level in 26,000 years, climate report warns
The report follows the latest UN climate assessment, which warned that humanity must drastically cut its greenhouse gas emissions or face increasingly catastrophic changes to the world's climate.
Scientists risk arrest to sound climate alarm
The world has seen a crescendo of deadly extreme weather amplified by rising temperatures and a torrent of recent climate science projects worse to come.
Australians to create ‘black box’ to hold world accountable for climate crisis
Inspired by an aeroplane’s flight recorder, the 'Earth's Black Box' will be built in 2022 on the remote west coast of Tasmania, an area deemed geographically and politically stable, according to its creators.
Arctic rainfall could dominate snowfall earlier than expected, says study
At the current rate of warming rain could dominate snow in the Arctic before the end of the century, the study says.
2021 global CO2 emissions near record levels
Emissions from gas and highly polluting coal will have risen this year by more than they dropped in 2020 due to the pandemic-driven economic slowdown.
Asia suffered hottest year on record in 2020, says UN
In its annual 'State of the Climate in Asia' report, the UN's World Meteorological Organization says every part of the region has been affected.
Little fluffy clouds may help save Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
The Reef came close to being listed as an endangered World Heritage Site by the UN, although it avoided the designation following lobbying by Australia.
South America’s second longest river is drying up, baffling experts
The decrease has become so drastic that it is affecting commercial shipping, electricity generation, fishing, tourism, as well as the provision of water for drinking and irrigation.
Haj pilgrims face growing heatstroke risks
Climate scientists say that rising temperatures could 'compromise the very essence of Islam'.
Oceans warmed steadily over 12,000 years, study says
Earth's oceans have been warming consistently throughout the last 12,000 years, according to new research that authors say shows clearly humanity's profound effect on the climate.
Xi says China aiming for carbon neutrality in 40 years
Coronavirus has prompted China to fight against global warming.