More than half of common species of plants and a third of animal species are likely to see their living space halved by 2080 on current trends of carbon emissions, according to a new climate study.
Can we predict the future? Climate scientists say we can, and have been warning us about it for decades, says Stephen Pincock.
Earth was cooling until the end of the 19th century and a hundred years later, the planet’s surface was on average warmer than at any time in the previous 1,400 years, according to the latest climate records.
The Easter holiday – and the treats that come with it – has given voice to an unlikely cause: the plight of the endangered orangutan, as its habitat falls victim to a booming palm oil industry.
A drop in the world’s population of frogs and toads may be blamed, at least in part, on farm pesticides, researchers in Germany said.
Claims that global warming can be braked by dissolving huge quantities of rock in the sea to absorb carbon emissions are laden with flaws, according to a new study.
U.S. President Barack Obama vowed to make climate change a priority as he was sworn in to a second term, using some of his most forceful language yet despite uncertain political prospects.
Extreme weather events can put the birth and mortality rates of four different Arctic species – reindeer, rock ptarmigan, sibling vole and Arctic fox – in sync with each other, according to new research.
Smoke damaged some buildings housing telescopes at Australia’s top astronomy research observatory, but fire-proofing work prevented “catastrophic” damage from a weekend inferno, officials say.
A government report warned that the United States could face more frequent severe weather including heat waves and storms for decades to come as temperatures rise far beyond levels being planned for.