The level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and is now at its highest for about 4 million years. The rate of the rise is even more striking – the fastest for 66m years – with scientists
People around the world have been walking out of school and work to join the latest protests against the climate crisis. The global day of action, calling for a reduction in emissions, is being held in
At a meeting of the Senate climate crisis task force on Tuesday, lawmakers praised a group of young activists for their leadership, their gumption and their display of wisdom far beyond their years. They
I never thought I'd see the Australian rainforest burning. What will it take for us to wake up to the climate crisis?
These days as a climate scientist, the line of separation between the research I do in my professional life and the events unfolding in the world at large is growing ever thinner. The extreme events that
The world’s readiness for the inevitable effects of the climate crisis is “gravely insufficient”, according to a report from global leaders. This lack of preparedness will result in poverty, water shortages
ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of planet.
Financial pressure is growing on Brazil over fires in the Amazon and the far-right president’s belligerent response to them. Asset managers, pension funds and companies have issued warnings, halted deals
Risks of 'domino effect' of tipping points greater than thought, study says | Climate change | The Guardian
Risks of ‘domino effect’ of tipping points greater than thought, study says Scientists warn policymakers not to ignore links, and stress that ‘every action counts’ Policymakers have severely underestimated
Our global economy should serve rather than dominate people – and that includes factoring in the climate crisis, too Something is killing conventional economics and it’s probably an inside job. Reliance
Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska and Siberia