Somalia: 'Our farms have nothing'

Horn of Africa is in the grips of a drought that has affected nearly half the popation.

Climate Change

The case for collaborating on climate change

International collaboration and holistic responses are our best way forward in the fight against climate change.

by Ed Davey


How to tackle repetitive droughts in the Horn of Africa

Investing in localised initiatives to mitigate drought can help the continent to break the cyclic nature of disasters.

by Esther Ngumbi


Science doesn't care if you believe in it or not

Whether you believe in climate change or not, the laws of physics will continue to work and ice will continue to melt.

by Mark McCaughrean


Canada was first to try to muzzle scientists and fail

Facts and science might be in danger but judging by the Canadian experience, there will be many who will resist.

by Andrew Mitrovica


2016 declared Earth's hottest year on record

The 40th consecutive year with a global temperature above the 20th century average has just ended, with another record.


A heatwave in the Arctic, a Trump in the White House

As the planet is approaching a climate catastrophe, Trump is to take office with a climate change denial agenda.

by Richard Seymour


Massive iceberg expected to crack off Antarctica

Breaking away of icebergs with an area of 5,000sq km will fundamentally change the landscape of frozen continent.


US and Canada prevent oil drilling in Arctic waters

Obama made the move under an obscure provision of a 1953 law with no way for future presidents to roll it back.


Arctic ice disappearing at an alarming rate

Direct link established between diminishing Arctic sea ice and extremes of weather.


North Pole heat wave and record temperatures

At no point this month has the Pole been colder than average.


COP22: Paris was about the deal, Marrakech the detail

By climate summit's end, dozens of vulnerable countries pledge to stop burning fossil fuels.

Climate Change

What does Africa need to tackle climate change?

Adapting Africa's agriculture to withstand the impact of climate change requires significant investment.

by Aly Abou-Sabaa


North America's record November warmth

Skiing's off in the Canadian Rockies, while people in the US Plains are also experiencing abnormally warm temperatures.

Climate Change

Climate change action 'unstoppable' despite Trump: Ban

UN chief warns new US leader Donald Trump any move to pull out of historic climate deal would be unacceptable.