Earth is losing ice faster today than in the mid-1990s, study suggests

Earth’s ice is melting faster today than in the mid-1990s, new research suggests, as climate change nudges global temperatures ever higher.

G7 leaders vow 'concrete measures' over Amazon fires

G7 leaders gathering in France this weekend plan to hammer out "concrete measures" in response to the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest, putting them on a collision course with...

2018 was 4th warmest, but next 5yrs could break records

While 2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record, British meteorologists are predicting the next five years will be much hotter, maybe even record-breaking.

PM urges int’l community for greater focus on food security

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the global community to put greater focus on agriculture and food security to minimise the risk of lives and livelihoods of farmers, fishers, artisans and women.

Plants closed, cars stopped as China faces smog 'red alert'

Engulfed in choking smog, some northern Chinese cities limit the number of cars on roads and temporarily shut down factories to cut down pollution during a national "red alert."

Global carbon emissions continue slow growth: Study

Global carbon emissions are still on the rise, but they are growing slower than they have in the past, according to a study.

January 25, 2021
January 25, 2021

Earth is losing ice faster today than in the mid-1990s, study suggests

Earth’s ice is melting faster today than in the mid-1990s, new research suggests, as climate change nudges global temperatures ever higher.

August 23, 2019
August 23, 2019

G7 leaders vow 'concrete measures' over Amazon fires

G7 leaders gathering in France this weekend plan to hammer out "concrete measures" in response to the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest, putting them on a collision course with...

February 7, 2019
February 7, 2019

2018 was 4th warmest, but next 5yrs could break records

While 2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record, British meteorologists are predicting the next five years will be much hotter, maybe even record-breaking.

January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019

Power outages hit Sydney suburbs as temperatures soar

Power outages hit around 45,000 homes across Sydney's upmarket eastern suburbs as a forecast 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) heatwave hit the harbourside city, with media reports of people being...

January 12, 2019
January 12, 2019

Oceans heat up at faster rate: study

The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018 in a trend that is damaging marine life, scientists said on Thursday.

December 12, 2018
December 12, 2018

Arctic posts 2nd warmest year on record in 2018

The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, part of a warming trend that may be dramatically changing earth’s weather patterns, according to a report released on Tuesday by the US...

August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018

Global warming will make insects hungrier, eating up key crops: study

Researchers find a new way that global warming is bad for the planet: more hungry bugs.

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

2 sportscar-sized satellites in orbit to measure Earth's water

A SpaceX rocket blasts off a duo of sports car-sized satellites built by the US and Germany to reveal changes in sea level rise, ice melt and drought on Earth.

November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017

2017 set to be hottest non-El Nino year: UN

2017 is on track to be the hottest year on record except for two warmed by El Nino phenomena, the UN's World Meteorological Organization says.

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

Bangladesh weather to turn deadly by century: Study

Venturing outdoors may become deadly across wide swaths of Bangladesh, India and Pakistan by the end of the century as climate change drives heat and humidity to new extremes, according to a new...