The El Niño event of 2015-16 was one of the strongest on record, bringing flooding to much of South America, southern US and East Africa, and severe... Read More
The first half of 2017 has seen record low sea ice extents at both poles and near-record global average temperatures – despite the absence of a... Read More
Up to three quarters of the world's population could be at risk from deadly heat extremes by the end of the century, a new study suggests. ... Read More
Global temperature rise of 2C could see Australia hit by heat extremes similar to the “angry summer” of 2012-13 in almost four out of every five... Read More
A megadrought spanning several decades could be almost certain to hit the American southwest this century if greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed,... Read More
Extreme weather increases the risk of armed conflict in ethnically-diverse countries, a new study suggests. ... Read More
In 2003, more than 70,000 people across Europe died in a sweltering heatwave that spanned much of the summer. ... Read More
Half a degree makes a very big difference when judging how different parts of the world will feel the effects of climate change. ... Read More
Over the past five decades, hundreds of droughts and heatwaves have struck countries across the world. A new study finds that these events caused an... Read More
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