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Living with climate change in Greenland - in pictures

Joe Raedle joined Getty Images in 2000 and is based in Miami. His work has varied from outlandish festivities in the bayous of Louisiana, to the mountain peaks of Afghanistan and the deserts of Iraq.<br>Here, he covers the landscape again, capturing images of Greenlanders adapt to the changing climate …

Climate Change Happening 10 Times Faster Than at Any Point in the Past 65 Million Years

While much of the world plays political games and squabbles over economics, a much bigger threat is wrapping its hands around the neck of our …

Stanford: Climate Change Accelerates, Temperature Could Spike

Not only is the planet undergoing one of the largest climate changes in the past 65 million years, Stanford climate scientists Noah Diffenbaugh and …

Climate change pushing marine life towards the poles, says study

Rising ocean temperatures are rearranging the biological make-up of our oceans, pushing species towards the poles by 7kms every year, as they chase the climates they can survive in, according to new research.<p>The study, conducted by a working group of scientists from 17 different institutions, …

China’s Climate Change Initiatives Are Leaving the US in the Dust

While US lawmakers continue to debate whether climate change even exists, sweeping climate change reforms are starting to emerge from a surprising …

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Bold leadership from US insurers is needed to tackle climate change

The insurance industry's core business is to protect people – and businesses – in harm's way. With the rise of extreme weather across the US, insurers are increasingly connecting the dots between climate change and its costs.<p>The latest encouraging sign is last month's announcement that the …

Adapting to climate change – one ecosystem at a time

In Africa, food production will be hit by more frequent and more extreme heat waves and droughts if climatic changes continue at their current pace. The new report from the World Bank, Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and the Case for Resilience (pdf) suggests that the worst …

Senate panel warns over climate change

A bipartisan warning over the dangers of climate change has pierced the electioneering, with a Senate committee pointing to the rising threat posed by extreme weather events and former Liberal leader John Hewson forecasting severe financial pain from unchecked carbon emissions.<br>The Senate …

Effects of climate change in California are 'significant and growing'

California is feeling the effects of climate change far and wide, as heat-trapping greenhouse gases reduce spring runoff from the Sierra Nevada, make the waters of Monterey Bay more acidic and shorten winter chill periods required to grow fruit and nuts in the Central Valley, a new report …