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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-…

29 03 2020 | 14:21

As climate heats up, planners urged to look beyond history to judge risks.

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate predictions based only on what has happened in the past underestimate the likelihood of extreme weather, which could leave people and infrastructure…

20 03 2020 | 08:12

1.2 billion people to suffer from heat stress due to worsening global warming, study warns.

A new study warned that 1.2 billion people could suffer from heat stress due to the rising global temperatures caused by climate change. A study on climate change revealed that over one billion…

05 03 2020 | 07:39

Killer heat: how a warming land is changing Australia forever.

The frontline ->  Inside Australia's climate emergency: the killer heat   Australia is heating faster than the global average, and extreme heat days are on the rise. Doctors say there’s clear…

05 03 2020 | 07:28

Fighting Extreme Weather.

Improved weather forecasting tools are giving farmers in Zambia the support they need to build resilience & prepare for more frequent climate shocks

23 02 2020 | 16:17

Great Barrier Reef on brink of third major coral bleaching in five years, scientists warn.

The Great Barrier Reef could be heading for a third major coral bleaching outbreak in the space of five years if high ocean temperatures in the region do not drop in the next two weeks, scientists…

24 01 2020 | 08:07

Ocean temperatures hit record high as rate of heating accelerates.

Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases. The heat in the world’s oceans reached a new record level in 2019, showing “irrefutable and…

21 01 2020 | 07:59

Australia wildfires: Blazes merge into massive inferno as experts warn species will go extinct.

Top scientists call for PM to do more on climate crisis as UK expert predicts animal victims will be in the trillions Two wildfires have merged to form a massive inferno in south-eastern Australia,…

21 01 2020 | 07:29

Terror, hope, anger, kindness: the complexity of life as we face the new normal.

In the faces of the bushfire victims we saw ourselves and our shared future. We can no longer shy away from reality.

17 01 2020 | 07:43

Earth Had Its Second Warmest Year in Recorded History in 2019.

The six warmest years in recorded history have been the last six years: 2014 - 2019.

16 01 2020 | 09:30

Climate change: Last decade confirmed as warmest on record.

The 10 years to the end of 2019 have been confirmed as the warmest decade on record by three global agencies. According to Nasa, Noaa and the UK Met Office, last year was the second warmest in a…

14 01 2020 | 13:31

The World’s Oceans Were The Hottest In Recorded History In 2019.

Researchers found that the oceans are dramatically changing due to climate change, the latest evidence of a warming world. The planet’s oceans were the warmest in recorded history in 2019, according…

13 01 2020 | 15:24

Australia on fire.

More than a decade ago, scientists warned that global warming risked making Australia’s fire season start earlier, finish later and become more intense.   

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…

20 12 2019 | 09:41

Australia's heatwave registers new hottest day on record, BOM says.

Yesterday was Australia's hottest day on record, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). The average maximum temperature across the country was 40.9 degrees Celsius,…

04 12 2019 | 08:49

Boris Johnson urged to challenge Trump on climate denial.

350 experts call on PM to address president’s ‘dangerous’ and ‘irresponsible’ claims. Boris Johnson is being urged by 350 leading climate researchers to robustly challenge Donald Trump on his “…

21 11 2019 | 08:42

Climate crisis will affect lifelong health of young, warn doctors.

The climate crisis will determine the lifelong health of today’s children, doctors have warned, noting that global heating was already causing harm. Children are especially vulnerable and the global…

09 10 2019 | 16:11

Hundreds of temperature records broken over summer.

Almost 400 all-time high temperatures were set in the northern hemisphere over the summer, according to an analysis of temperature records. The records were broken in 29 countries for the period…

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…

19 08 2019 | 11:23

The heat is on over the climate crisis. Only radical measures will work.

Experts agree that global heating of 4C by 2100 is a real possibility. The effects of such a rise will be extreme and require a drastic shift in the way we live. Drowned cities; stagnant seas;…