United States

US Senate confirms ex-coal lobbyist to head environment regulator

Andrew Wheeler, who believes climate change isn't a major crisis, will head the Environmental Protection Agency.

US Senate confirms ex-coal lobbyist to head environment regulator

Weather

Record warmth in the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands

Climate change means more extremes: winter warmth in Europe; severe cold in North America - two sides of the same coin.

Record warmth in the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands

Native Americans

'The way we were raised': The story of an Inupiaq elder

As the ice thaws and new technology pervades, an Alaska Native elder finds life quickly changing in his Arctic town.

'The way we were raised': The story of an Inupiaq elder

Climate SOS

'We're scared': UK students protest for climate change

Nationwide protests take place in multiple UK cities, with schoolchildren demanding urgent action on climate change.

Climate SOS

Climate change: UK children demand government action

The demonstration is part of a global movement Schools 4 Climate Action, which has grown quickly on social media.

Norway

Norway approves disputed Arctic copper mine despite local protest

While the mine will provide new jobs, activists fear it is a threat to the coast and reindeer's natural life cycle.

Norway approves disputed Arctic copper mine despite local protest

Environment

Politicians failing in age of 'environmental breakdown': report

Spiralling environmental crises threaten the 'collapse of key social and economic systems', think-tank warns.

Politicians failing in age of 'environmental breakdown': report

Global Warming

Alarm sounded as polar bears 'invade' Russian Arctic archipelago

Polar bears are affected by global warming with melting Arctic ice forcing them to spend more time on land.

Alarm sounded as polar bears 'invade' Russian Arctic archipelago

Inside Story

World's highest glaciers are melting, billions at risk

Scientists warn at least a third of them will be gone by the end of the century - even if climate change is stopped now.

Business & Economy

Democrats push for a Green New Deal to combat climate change

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey lay out plan to fight climate change and create jobs.

Climate SOS

Melting ice sheets may soon unleash 'climate chaos': Study

Antarctic-Greenland meltwater could destabilise the climate system and accelerate weather fluctuations in just decades.

Melting ice sheets may soon unleash 'climate chaos': Study

Environment

Twenty warmest years on record all in the last 22

In records dating back to the 19th century, 2016 was the hottest year before 2015 and 2017, with 2018 in fourth place.

Global Warming

'This is the climate crisis you haven't heard of'

Landmark study warns atmospheric pollution will exacerbate the melting of glaciers and trigger more extreme weather.

Emissions threaten to melt two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers

Environment

UN says world 'losing the race' against climate change

UN chief says political will needed to make governments understand this is the 'most important priority of our times'.

UN's Guterres: World is losing the race against climate change

Global Warming

Climate change threatens 1,000-year-old monastery in remote Nepal

An ancient building battles mother nature as melting glaciers make a remote Himalayan valley susceptible to flooding.

Climate change threatens 1,000-year-old monastery in remote Nepal