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A public service billboard asking everyone to help stop the Ebola outbreak, 15 January 2015, in Monrovia, Liberia. Credit: UNMIL / Alamy Stock Photo. F155K4

Ebola epidemics will ‘increase with greenhouse gas concentrations’, study finds

The threat of Ebola outbreaks across Africa will increase as levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere rise, according to new research. With war... Read More

Public health | Oct 15. 2019.
Prasat Bakong, Siem Reap, Cambodia. 2nd June, 2016. LERN, who has been farming all his life, plants rice in his fields near Seam Reap. Cambodia is in the second year of a record shattering drought, brought on by climate change and the El NiA±o weather pattern. Lern said this is driest he has ever seen his fields. He said he is planting because he has no choice but if they rainy season doesn't come, or if it's like last year's very short rainy season he will lose his crops.

Video: Tropics to see ‘unprecedented’ climates under future warming

Without action to curb CO2 emissions, more than a third of the world could face climates that are different from anything observed anywhere today, a n... Read More

Interviews | Jun 5. 2017.
Skier jumping on snowy slope in Switzerland

Swiss ski resorts could see 70% drop in snow cover as climate warms

Skiers heading to the slopes of the Swiss Alps could find the ski season increasingly curtailed by a lack of snow, a new study says. The research,�... Read More

Global temperature | Feb 16. 2017.
Green Leaves

Surge in plant growth explains slower CO2 rise over past decade

It's unequivocal that human activity is raising CO2 levels in the atmosphere. But since the start of the century, the level has stopped accelerating a... Read More

Nov 8. 2016.
Andalusian landscape near Alora, Spain

Warming of 2C will push Mediterranean habitats into 'unprecedented situation'

The Paris Agreement, slated to come into force on the 4 November, contains a two-pronged, long-term goal for limiting global warming - holding to “w... Read More

Plants and forests | Oct 27. 2016.
California Drought - Under New Melones Bridge on Dry Lakebed.

Climate change could push risk of ‘megadrought’ to 99% in American southwest

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

Drought | Oct 5. 2016.
Secretary General opens the Press Conference with Mr. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and Ms. Laurence Tubiana, French Ambassador for climate negotiations, on the Deep Decarbonisation Pathways report.

Video: Laurence Tubiana on the 1.5C questions scientists need to answer

On the eve of the 1.5 Degrees scientific conference taking place at the University of Oxford this week, Carbon Brief spoke to Laurence Tubiana, the Fr... Read More

Global temperature | Sep 21. 2016.
Red grapes in the vineyard with boke

Climate change brings early grape harvests for French wine

Increasingly hot summers are pushing wine grapes in French vineyards to mature earlier in the year, a new study says. As early harvests tend to bri... Read More

Food and farming | Mar 21. 2016.
A woman uses a fan to keep cool as a heatwave continues in Madrid.

Focus on regional climate impacts to hasten emission cuts, scientists say

Using global average temperatures to convey the impacts of climate change may not be getting across the urgency of reducing CO2 emissions, a new study... Read More

Rest of world temperature | Jan 20. 2016.
Sandy scenery od Dubai at the Jumeirah Beach, UAE.

Heat and humidity could make parts of the Middle East ‘unbearable’ by 2100

Conditions in the Middle East could become so hot and humid by the end of the century that being outside for more than six hours would be intolerable,... Read More

Rest of world temperature | Oct 26. 2015.
Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Western Canada's glaciers could shrink by as much as 95% by 2100, study finds

The Canadian Rockies, which sit as a backdrop to many a stunning vista, could be almost entirely devoid of glaciers by the end of the century, a new s... Read More

Glaciers | Apr 6. 2015.
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