Rise in temperature melts Himalayan glaciers in Kashmir's Ladakh region, threatening the lives of thousands of people. Leh, Ladakh - Tsering Jorgay, a 40-year-old from the village of Kuri in Indian-administered
Latest monthly figures add to string of recent temperature records and all but assure 2016 will be hottest year on record Last month was the hottest April on record globally – and the seventh month in
The ‘river of grass’ wilderness and coastal communities are in peril, with the buffer coastal ecosystems on a ‘death march’ inland Florida’s mangroves have been forced into a hasty retreat by sea level
This story has been updated. More than a thousand low-lying tropical islands risk becoming “uninhabitable” by the middle of the century — or possibly sooner — because of rising sea levels, upending the
The second-hottest year recorded at Earth’s surface was the hottest in its oceans Among scientists who work on climate change, perhaps the most anticipated information each year is how much the Earth warmed.
Data shows the year was also one of the hottest three ever recorded, with scientists warning that the ‘climate tide is rising fast’ 2017 was the hottest year since global records began that was not given
The UN is warning that we are now on course for 3C of global warming. This will ultimately redraw the map of the world When UN climate negotiators meet for summit talks this month, there will be a new
If greenhouse gas emissions aren’t reduced, ice-free areas are expected to surge by as much as 17,000 square kilometres Climate change will cause ice-free areas on Antarctica to increase by up to a quarter
• Study by UN and Columbia finds ‘proliferation’ of cases instigated by citizens • Lion’s share of court cases are in US but number also growing around the world Governments around the world are increasingly
World Bank argues structured migration program would prevent forced migration in future generations Australia and New Zealand should allow open migration for citizens of Pacific nations threatened by change,
Classroom Ideas, Main, This Week in Geographic History Climate change is a difficult subject for adults as well as children to wrap their brains around. Of course, there are political, cultural, and even
The Australian city is using trees and water to fight the urban heat island effect. MELBOURNE, Australia — This city’s strategy to save its urban landscape — and protect itself from the perils of climate
Almost 7,000 homes and buildings will be sacrificed to the rising seas around England and Wales over the next century, according to an unpublished Environment Agency (EA) analysis seen by the Guardian.
This year is almost certain to become the warmest year the planet has had since instrument records began, and very likely for at least 4,000 years before that. Even though November was tied with 2008 only