Climate SOS

Pope to oil execs: World must convert to clean fuel

Pope Francis tells oil executives the world must convert to clean fuel, saying 'energy must not destroy civilisation'.

Pope Francis: Climate change a challenge of epochal proportions

Earthrise

Antarctic sanctuary: The Weddell Sea quest

We join Greenpeace on their Antarctica expedition as they fight for the creation of the world's largest protected area.

India

Heat wave in India worsens water shortages

Water tankers are being used across northern India, but low water rations are increasing the risk of waterborne illness, particularly for children.

Europe

Families take EU to court over climate change

'People's Climate Case' launched by eight families from different countries is first to be brought against EU.

Earthrise

Winds of change: Eco-cremation in India and green power on Samso

A look at how communities in India and Denmark have adjusted their way of living, turning it into a greener alternative.

Global Warming

Australia pledges $400m to save Great Barrier Reef

The Australian government hopes its conservation efforts to restore the embattled natural wonder will inspire other countries to follow its lead.

Weather

Earth Day - Be more environmentally friendly

April 22 marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern green movement in 1970.

Africa

Rising sea levels threaten UNESCO site in Senegal

Saint Louis, a UNESCO heritage site, home to more than 300 years of colonial history, is under threat from rising sea levels.

Antarctica

Antarctic underwater glaciers melting at 'extreme' rate

According to the study, 1,463sq km of ice melted between 2010 and 2016, an area slightly smaller than that of London.

Antarctic underwater glaciers melting at an 'extreme' rate

Environment

Species worldwide in decline as result of human activity

Over the coming decades, climate change will worsen the loss of biodiversity even more, the report warned.

Species worldwide in decline as result of human activity

Reporter's Notebook

Measuring human impact in the Antarctic

Scientists exploring one of the last remaining pristine areas of Antarctica to bolster case for creating sanctuary area.

Reporter's Notebook

Weddell Sea proposal to create largest ocean sanctuary

The Weddell Sea in Antarctica is the coldest sea on the planet yet is home to an extraordinary ecosystem.

Reporter's Notebook

Antarctica tourism on the rise, posing potential threat

Tourism numbers in Antarctica have grown from 4,000 to more than 30,000 a year in less than two decades, Greenpeace says.

Reporter's Notebook

A frigid journey into Antarctica

The Weddell Sea in Antarctica is the coldest sea on the planet yet is home to an extraordinary ecosystem.

Weather

Arctic warming causes concern among scientists

While Europe freezes, the polar region continues to see unprecedented warm weather.

Arctic warming causes concern among scientists