Global warming of 2℃, the higher of the two Paris targets, would see current record-breaking temperatures become the norm in the future, potentially bringing heatwaves to both land and sea.
What if extreme weather events could be attributed to human-induced climate change with confidence?
The link between melting sea ice and extreme weather has been known for a while, but now it's happening further afield.
The record floods of 1954 and 1974 still stand as Lismore's high-water marks. But Tropical Cyclone Debbie delivered her deluge far more abruptly than the rains that triggered those historic floods.
Bad weather conditions often force schools to make unplanned closures.
New South Wales has just had its hottest summer on record – an event that was made 50 times more likely by humans' impact on the climate.
As the climate changes and extreme weather effects become more common, cattle and other livestock are becoming more stressed.
With little action at the national level on climate change, state and city officials are taking the lead – but by emphasizing local benefits.
Heat records have tumbled across New South Wales as the state suffered through the weekend's heatwave. A new analysis shows that climate change made this kind of event much less of a rarity.
2016 is the third consecutive hottest year on record. How can we adapt?
Most of our hospitals were not designed to cope with the health impacts of future extreme weather. And hospital infrastructure has not been adapted to secure health care during such events.
Most Americans care about the environment, but they didn't vote that way this year. Two political scientists urge the movement to build better connections with blue-collar workers and immigrants.
Even though Hurricane Matthew has been downgraded to category 3, it's expected to cause substantial damage to Florida and other states in the region. The question is, who pays.
As Atlantic hurricane season opens on June 1, eastern U.S. cities can prepare by updating laws, codes and ordinances that hamper rebuilding after storms.
January hurricanes are rare events, but two have already formed this month. Atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel explains the conditions that generated Pali and Alex.
The third-ever 'super' El Niño is under way. Here's how it will affect your region in the US and how global warming affects this and future El Niños.
Cumbria 2015 shows how we have failed to learn from two other 'one in 100-year events' in the past 15 years.
Being able to predict the weather can save lives. Using new technology forecasters are able to provide realtime warning of bad weather ahead.
A look at the Florida insurance market following the flurry of severe hurricanes in 2004-2005 shows that pooling risk can cut losses.
Emergency services are using social media to help spread warnings as two tropical cyclones batter Australia. It can also help them with relief efforts once the worst of the severe weather has passed.