A survey of recent global trends in temperature and rainfall – and a lesson for Mr Trump on the difference between weather and climate.
Seriously cold: The ‘bomb cyclone’ freezes a fountain in New York City.
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An atmospheric scientist who studies the Arctic explains why – because of global warming – the U.S. may be in for longer cold spells in the winter.
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It looks as if climate change is forcing 24,000 people to leave the Mekong Delta every year.
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The race may be on to send humans to live on Mars, but is it worth the effort -- and the spend -- when we have our own problems to deal with on Earth.
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The extra energy used to mine and transfer Bitcoins may simply be a price the currency has to pay for being secure and anonymous.
Corals near Lizard Island on the northern Great Barrier Reef experienced some of the worst bleaching in 2016.
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The 2016 bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef was the worst on record. Now a new analysis points the finger squarely at human-induced warming, and warns that the entire reef's future is at stake.
The continent is home to 12 million penguins…and not much else.
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The Antarctic Treaty was signed 58 years ago today, protecting the continent for peace and science.
The Barossa Valley in 1987 – the year that Australians (winemakers included) received their first formal warning of climate change.
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Three decades since the GREENHOUSE 87 conference, credited as kickstarting public awareness of climate change in Australia, how far have we come, and how far do we have left to go in appreciating the risks?
Children march at the welcoming ceremony of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany.
As delegates meet in Bonn for the latest rounds of climate talks, civil society, NGOs, cities, regional governments and businesses, are stepping up to work together toward climate goals.
Besides wondrous creatures, new discoveries and spectacular filming, Sir David Attenborough's follow up to The Blue Planet comes with a stark warning about the future
Extreme temperatures in Cordoba, Spain in June 2017.
In an unchanging climate, we would expect record-breaking temperatures to get rarer as the observation record grows longer. But in the real world the opposite is true - because we are driving up temperatures.
Warm waters run very deep.
The prospect of attempting to engineer the world's climate has become a lot more real since the Paris Agreement.
Tony Abbott was being his old pre-prime-ministerial self on Monday, with a full-on speech to a climate sceptics group in London.
Speaking in a light and bright FM radio interview on Tuesday, Malcolm Turnbull said that in politics “just being chilled, calm is very important. A little bit of zen goes a long way.” He was answering…
A child cools off in a fountain during a hot summer day in Rome, Italy.
Without limiting global warming Europe is likely to see more severe heatwaves, less frequent extreme cold and more intense rain events.
Who’s afraid of rising sea levels?
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Europeans are, on average, more likely than Americans to say they fear climate change. What explains the gap?
The window for staving off the worst of climate change is wider than we thought, but still pretty narrow.
It's still possible to hit the more ambitious of the two Paris global warming goals, according to a new estimate of the global carbon budget. But it sure won't be easy, and we need to start now.
Sea ice trapped atmospheric carbon dioxide in the last ice age.
The last ice age locked atmospheric carbon dioxide into oceans, which has major implications for how the oceans and carbon dioxide may be linked in the future.
This winter had some extreme low and high temperatures.
In 2017 Australia's winter had the highest average daytime temperatures on record. This extreme is 60 times more likely to occur under the influence of greenhouse gas emissions.
Algae could be the key to a new type of biofuel.
The right kind of algae can be converted to biofuel, and there are potential side benefits for carbon capture.