Climate Change

New report reveals what China has been up to in Antarctica

AAP<p><b>AUSTRALIA must wise up to secret Chinese military activities and the threat of a land grab for resources in Antarctica, a report warns.</b><p>Research …

Australian News

How one man's 40 years of weather records became a treasure trove of climate change data

Meet billy barr — and yes, those are supposed to be lowercase letters. That's how he spells it. He's particular about details like that, and his …

Lifestyle

Weather bureau says Australia set for a dry spring with above average temperatures

Bureau of Meteorology climate outlook says higher temperatures most likely in the north and south-east<p>Australia is set for a warm and dry spring with above average temperatures expected for most parts of the country.<p>After a string of balmy winter weeks, the chance of higher spring daytime …

Environment

Climate: 'Every year a contender for warmest on record'

The year 2016 broke records for our warming planet, and climate expert Deke Arndt says it won't be the last. He tells DW that access to water - …

Environment

Climate Lessons from California

Stanford, Calif. — California faces serious risks from climate change. Some are already being felt, like the severe heat this summer and recent episodes of extremely low snowpack in the mountains, which the state depends on for much of its water. Those are among the key messages in a new climate …

Climate

NASA-led mission studies storm intensification

A group of NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists, including scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, …

Aerospace

'Frustrated and sad': State Rep. Fukumoto receives vulgar letter attacking heritage, minorities

Rescue crews are searching for an Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with five people aboard that crashed about two miles off Kaena Point late …

Hawaii

Trump's rejection of national climate report would do more damage than exiting the Paris Agreement

A scientific report done every four years has been thrust into the spotlight because its findings directly contradict statements from the president …

Paris Agreement

July Ties for Hottest Month on Record

Last month tied July 2016 as the hottest July in recorded history, according to a preliminary analysis by NASA.<p>And as a result, it also statistically …

Global Warming

It’s only just started, flooding is going to get a lot worse in Nigeria

Earlier this year heavy rains and thunderstorms caused havoc in Lagos, Nigeria’s economic nerve centre and one of Africa’s most populous cities. Residents woke up in many parts of the city to find their streets and homes flooded and their property, including cars and other valuables, …

In Nigeria

How Climate Change is solving grisly mysteries in the Swiss Alps

Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin disappeared in the Swiss Alps on August 15th 1942. They were only discovered recently thanks to the Tsanfleuron …

Environment

Why is the winter weather in Qld and NSW so hot this week?

Temperatures across southern Queensland and northern NSW have been up to 13 degrees Celsius above the August maximum on a number of days this week, …

Environment

Drought Has Long-Term Climate Consequences, Study Shows - Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists

By <b>Tim Radford / Climate News Network</b><p>In the world of climate change, dryland ecosystems could be condemned to drought’s lingering death. Woodland and …

Environment

David Suzuki: Wildfires Are a Climate Change Wake-Up Call

Wildfires are sweeping BC. Close to 900 have burned through 600,000 hectares so far this year, blanketing western North America with smoke. Fighting …

Environment

Images of Change: Mount Pinatubo, Philippines, erupted 26 years ago

Our Images of Change gallery features images of different locations on planet Earth, showing change over time periods ranging from centuries to days. …

Environment

Trump's Actions on a Recently Drafted Climate Change Report Are 'Troubled and Opaque'

Several people involved with the study said the heat drawn by the early disclosure of the document might well have the opposite of its intended …

Climate

Country to face hot, dry weather today

In most parts of the country today it’s expected to be mostly hot and dry weather.<p>Although it’s expected to have rain-thunderstorm in some parts of …

Weather

Orbital Path Podcast: Holy Sheet!

A large circular sea ice floe covered with melt ponds and surrounded by smaller floes, as seen from an Operation IceBridge flight on July 17,</i> …

Environment

Loss of sea ice leads walruses to early appearance in Alaska | Miami Herald

Hundreds of Pacific walruses came ashore to a barrier island on Alaska's northwest coast, the earliest appearance of the animals in a phenomenon tied …

Environment

Winter warmth predicted to extend through spring for most of Australia

Most of Australia can expect a hotter-than-average spring driven in part by unusually warm waters off the east coast, increasing the chances of an …

Australian News

Elephants rescue 600 people from floods in Nepal

Heavy rains in India and Nepal have killed 15 people and displaced 2.3 million in just the past few days. Fortunately for approximately 600 …

Lifestyle

Documenting melting ice in the Northwest Passage | South China Morning Post

Concerns have grown over a dramatic decline in Arctic sea ice in recent years under the impact of warming temperatures, with experts predicting that …

News (China)

Australia emits mercury at double the global average

A report released this week by advocacy group Environmental Justice Australia presents a confronting analysis of toxic emissions from Australia’s …

Pollution

Saanich to ask fossil fuel producers to pay up for climate change

Council says taxpayers shouldn't be the only one paying for climate change infrastructure costs<p>Councillors in the District of Saanich voted …

Climate

Meet July, the hottest month yet

tap10/Getty<p><i>This story was originally published by</i> Grist a<i>nd appears here as part of the</i> Climate Desk <i>collaboration.</i><p>Our planet has never been warmer …

Liberal View

Iarnród Éireann claims rise in accidents linked to smartphones

Number involved in rail-related accidents increased by almost one-third to 261 last year<p>about 4 hours ago<p>The number of passengers involved in train …

News (Ireland)

Mild temperatures in store for Denver metro area

It’ll feel like fall Wednesday along the Front Range with temperatures topping out at about 76 degrees, forecasters say.Although it will be mostly …

Weather

Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey

<b>Radioactive iodine from nuclear reprocessing plants in the UK and France has been detected deep in the waters near Bermuda.</b><p>Scientists say the contaminants take a circuitous route travelling via the Arctic Ocean and down past Greenland.<p>Researchers believe the radioactivity levels are extremely low …

Arctic Ocean

Global ocean circulation may be slowing down due to Arctic ice loss

Humanity is entering a phase of grave uncertainty as rising temperatures wreck havoc on our planet. Researchers from Yale University and the …

Environment

The other terrible thing Donald Trump did yesterday, you know, besides the neo-Nazi stuff

There's an important rule to live by in covering the Trump administration, which tends to set off multiple dumpster fires every day: Pay attention to what the president and his team do, not just what they say.<p>On Tuesday, the President Donald Trump hosted a now historic press conference in which he …

Environment