On Friday morning, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will release the first part of its latest study on the state of climate science.
Two interactive charts show just how warm average global temperatures have been over the past three decades, based on data from a recent WMO report.
A massive ‘heat dome’ over Alaska has brought all-time record high temperatures, with some towns warmer than most locations in the lower 48 American states.
Fish species are shifting their ranges around the world in response to warming oceans, a trend that could have significant economic ramifications globally.
The prospect of a seasonally ice-free Arctic has sparked a scramble for influence in the region. America’s new strategy highlights conflicting goals.
NOAA’s latest ‘Arctic Report Card’ warns that the region may have already passed a key threshold into a new state, with serious global consequences.
Obama’s re-election means a renewed focus on climate change. But what can he do, and will it be enough?
Global warming made Hurricane Sandy more destructive than it otherwise would have been, through sea level rise, warmer ocean temperatures, and other influences.
The so-called ‘Frankenstorm’ is unparallelled in its geographical scope, the hazards it unleashed, and the record storm surge it caused. Is climate change to blame?
A new study argues that by focusing on the 2°C goal, UN climate negotiators inadvertently guaranteed that their efforts would fail.