Counting the Cost

The cost of a carbon-free future

What does the UN's deafening climate warning mean for businesses, livelihoods and the fossil fuel industry?

UpFront

Gina McCarthy: No 'political will' for action on climate change

Former EPA head Gina McCarthy discusses the recent IPCC report warning of catastrophic climate change in just 12 years.

Gina McCarthy: No 'political will' for action on climate change

UpFront

Jamal Khashoggi: The world demands answers

We discuss reports of the Saudi journalist's death and ask a former EPA head about the IPCC climate change report.

Jamal Khashoggi: The world demands answers

Environment

IPCC concludes Paris accord is not enough to limit global warming

Little has been done to counter man's release of global warming gases. Here are the consequences if we continue to fail.

IPCC concludes Paris accord is not enough to limit global warming

Environment

In Mongolia, using new science to preserve traditional lifestyles

Herders are attempting to stop the degradation of grass upon which their animals depend.

In Mongolia, using new science to preserve traditional lifestyles

Climate SOS

Landmark UN climate report warns time running out

Next few years 'probably the most important in our history', scientists warn in hard-hitting new climate study.

Climate alarm: UN report warns time quickly running out

Weather

Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2, heads to Florida

Evacuations under way as 'monstrous' storm expected to make landfall on Wednesday, bringing strong wind and heavy rain.

Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2, heads to Florida

India

Solar Alliance can replace OPEC as key energy supplier: Modi

At the first International Solar Alliance summit, Modi says role of 'oil wells today will be that of the sun tomorrow'.

Solar Alliance can replace OPEC as key energy supplier: Modi

US & Canada

UN: World must prevent runaway climate change by 2020

UN chief calls climate change 'the defining issue of our time' and appeals for urgent action from world leaders.

Guterres: World must prevent runaway climate change by 2020

Weather

Return of El Nino: Experts see 70 percent chance of weather event

This winter will likely see another El Nino event develop, not as strong as 2015-16, but still impacting global weather.

Return of El Nino: Experts see 70 percent chance of weather event

Environment

Global climate protests call for united action as talks stall

Demonstrators across the planet say that too little is being done to combat climate change to ensure a stable future.

Europe

Blow for France's Macron as star environment minister quits

Nicolas Hulot resigned live on radio - without informing the French president beforehand.

Sierra Leone

Sinking Sierra Leonean town seeks 'God's protection'

Life in Yelibuya is becoming increasingly difficult. Just as one house is rebuilt, water damage destroys another.

Yelibuya: Why is this town in Sierra Leone sinking?

Environment

Trump seeks to scale back Obama's coal emissions rules

EPA proposes new rules that would relax coal pollution standards, a move critics say would worsen global warming.

Trump seeks to roll back Obama-era coal emissions standards

India

The climate-change widows of Indian villages

When natural disasters claim the lives of men, it is women in Indian villages who suffer the most.

Uttarakhand: The climate change widows of Indian villages