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28 05 2020 | 08:23

Oceans Likely to Heat up at Seven Times Their Current Rate, New Study Finds.

The depths of the oceans are heating up more slowly than the surface and the air, but that will undergo a dramatic shift in the second half of the century, according to a new study.

25 05 2020 | 08:01

Alaska Faces Major Tsunami Threat, Scientists Warn.

As the climate crisis takes hold, the effects are noticed most conspicuously at the extremes like the poles and the desert, where the harsh environments are drastically altered by a changing climate.

07 05 2020 | 07:17

One billion people will live in insufferable heat within 50 years – study.

Human cost of climate crisis will hit harder and sooner than previously believed, research reveals. The human cost of the climate crisis will hit harder, wider and sooner than previously believed,…

09 04 2020 | 10:36

Earth scorched in the first 3 months of 2020.

The American economy has seriously sputtered during the coronavirus pandemic, but the planet's relentless warming trend hasn't. 

01 04 2020 | 10:53

Climate change set to make extreme heat more common - and costly.

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people worldwide struggling with extreme heat and humidity by the end of the century could be more than four times as many as today if planet-…

17 03 2020 | 12:53

Evidence is emerging that warmer temperatures and higher humidity can indeed affect the disease’s spread.

One great unknown about the coronavirus pandemic currently circling the globe is how it will respond as the weather gets warmer.

15 02 2020 | 07:24

January 2020 noted as warmest since records began.

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced that January 2020 was the warmest January ever recorded.   In the span of 141 years of climate records, there has…

12 02 2020 | 04:28

New ‘Solar Panels’ Harness The Energy Of Deep Space.

Solar power is cheaper than ever, it’s ultra-abundant, and it emits zero greenh

13 01 2020 | 15:19

Australia's Annual climate statement 2019.

Australia’s climate in 2019 Australia's warmest year on record, with the annual national mean temperature 1.52 °C above average Both mean annual maximum and minimum temperatures above average for…

13 01 2020 | 15:00

2019 in Review: U.S. Climate Rankings.

NOAA released the U.S. climate data for 2019. It was the second-wettest year on record with temperatures above average, wrapping up the warmest decade on record.

24 12 2019 | 09:56

Bah Humbug: Most of the World Will Never See a White Christmas.

Many people dream of a white Christmas each year. Why else would Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" from 1942 be the best-selling single in the world? But sadly, this dream will never come true for…

05 12 2019 | 07:03

WMO highlights severe impacts after ‘decade of exceptional global heat’.

The World Meteorological Organisation reveals that 2019 has been one of the hottest years on record. The WMO report has warned that we have had a ‘decade of exceptional heat’ with 2019 on course to…

02 12 2019 | 09:52

UN emissions report: World on course for more than 3 degree spike, even if climate commitments are met.

Even if countries meet commitments made under the 2015 Paris Agreement, the world is heading for a 3.2 degrees Celsius global temperature rise over pre-industrial levels, leading to even wider-…

30 11 2019 | 12:58

Using the power of vibration to lower geothermal costs.

Company working with NYSERDA to develop new drilling methods ALBANY _ Geothermal heating and cooling has long been an efficient way to heat and cool one’s home while using minimal energy. It…

26 11 2019 | 09:20

Climate-heating greenhouse gases hit new high, UN reports.

Head of World Meteorological Organization says ‘no sign of a slowdown, let alone a decline’ The concentration of climate-heating greenhouse gases has hit a record high, according to a report from…

01 10 2019 | 10:41

Earth warming more quickly than thought, new climate models show.

Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere mainly by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth's surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those…

09 09 2019 | 10:25

Summer heat killed nearly 1,500 in France, officials say.

Record heatwaves in June and July caused the deaths of 1,435 people in France this year, according to the country's health minister. Speaking on French radio, Agnès Buzyn said half of those who died…

04 09 2019 | 07:24

Can solar panels handle the heat of a warming world?

Solar cells need sunlight to generate electricity, but with rays also comes heat. As the planet gets warmer, scientists are warning that temperatures could become too high for solar panels to perform…

19 08 2019 | 11:19

Impacts of Climate Change.

Climate change and sustainability

19 08 2019 | 10:51

How Summer Nights are Changing In Your Area.

This summer has been another one for the record books. This June was the hottest June worldwide since records began, and the World Meteorological Organization has said July could be the hottest month…