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.

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

Special series

Growing Pains: The Ecological Cost of an Insatiable Economy

A look at the global and political obsession with economic growth and the ecological and humanitarian consequences.

Global Warming

Greenland's ice melting rate reaching 'tipping point'

Study warns as global warming increases, Greenland is losing ice at a faster pace than ever before.

Greenland's ice melting rate reaching 'tipping point'

Opinion

Tackling the twin challenges of climate change and inequality

We need the Davos elite to change the rules of the global economy to benefit people and the planet alike.

Jennifer Morgan

by Jennifer Morgan
- Sharan Burrow

Jennifer Morgan

Antarctica

Melting away: Antarctica ice loss increases six-fold since 1979

Alarming new study shows 252 billion tonnes of ice per year is disappearing in areas once considered stable.

Melting away: Antarctica ice loss increases six-fold since 1979

Bangladesh

An environmental disaster is brewing in Cox's Bazar

Deforestation and degradation will see the Bangladesh land that hosts refugees suffer further from temperature rise.

Cox's Bazar: Rohingya camp to be hardest hit by climate change