The burden fossil fuels are putting on the planet is again in the spotlight, as an atmospheric monitoring site in Tasmania’s Cape Grim has recorded carbon dioxide measurements of 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time.
More than 300,000 doctors, nurses, public health professionals and health advocates from 30 countries are calling on the world’s seven largest economies to accelerate the transition away from coal to save lives ahead of this month’s high level G7 meeting in Japan.
Amidst the turmoil of the presidential impeachment process, members of Brazil’s Congress are set to dismantle environmental protection laws.
Temperatures in the Middle East and North Africa could reach unbearably high levels that would make some regions uninhabitable and increase the pressures of climate refugees.
As Albertans scramble for solutions to the Fort McMurray wildfire, experts are warning that a “perfect storm” of last year’s El Niño and climate change helped fuel the destruction.
More than 60,000 people have been forced out of their homes in Fort McMurray, Alberta, for the biggest evacuation in the province’s history due to a wildfire.
In yet another call for the UK government to end its love affair with coal, hundreds of protesters have today shut down the UK’s largest opencast coal mine in Ffos-y-fran, South Wales.
The tides have shifted among conservative voters, as new research suggests that half of Republicans heading to the polls this year believe that global warming is a threat.
Rising temperatures are already hitting the global workforce, and failing to tackle climate could risk billions of dollars in lost economic output and undermine efforts to reduce poverty.