Heatwaves have become longer, hotter and more frequent. This trend is accelerating from climate change.
The super fund for health workers plans to dump its shares in companies that mine fossil fuels. The super fund for university staff is a long way behind.
The study examined patterns of Twitter rage in hot and cold weather. Given anger spreads through online communities faster than any other emotions, the findings are important.
An aerial view of a part of Lagos.
High temperatures, periods of increased relative humidity and more rainfall are likely to happen more in Nigeria's coastal region under future global warming.
Strict physical distancing restrictions have resulted in cleaner air, but atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise.
Despite clear air as a result of the pandemic reducing human activities, our emissions still soar.
All of Australia's 71 wine regions will become warmer this century. That means big changes for the industry. Tasmania, for example, may become better known for shiraz than pinot noir.
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Older records can tell us a lot about Australia's pre-industrial climate, before the large-scale burning of fossil fuels tainted global temperature records.
Poverty and inequality affect the likelihood of your home overheating during heatwaves.
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Massive study looked at more than half a million trees in 813 forests across the tropics.
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The new values are a worrying outcome that no one wants, but one we must still grapple with.
Business closures and recent rain contribute to Los Angeles’ recent uptick in air quality.
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The response to COVID-19 suggests how we can leverage entrepreneurial approaches to climate change.
Saving energy can save money and the environment.
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Efficient technologies can save Indonesians not only billions of rupiah but also avoid the need to built 50 power plants by 2030.
Ron Lamb installed solar panels to power his irrigation systems on the family farm near Claresholm, Alta.
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Talking about energy transitions could help overcome the impasse we seem to have reached on climate change.
Over the next 50 years, the arid zone – containing the areas of true desert – is projected to expand well into the Murray-Darling Basin and almost entirely envelope the Lake Eyre Basin.
The risks to nature from man-made global warming – and the imperative to act – are clear.
The wet and low-lying East Siberian Arctic is likely to be a major methane source in the coming decades.
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The heatwave highlights the connectedness of our climate systems: from the monsoon tropics to the southernmost continent.
Will a warmer world be more taxing on mental health?
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In a rapidly warming world, temperature increases are a challenge to mental well-being. A group of economists quantified the relationship.
A highway exchange stands empty of traffic after the government implemented restrictions to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Lima, Peru, on March 18, 2020. Does the global response to COVID-19 suggest there’s hope for climate action?
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The policy response to COVID-19 has been dramatic, unlike the response to climate change, for several reasons. But it shows there's hope for real action on climate change.
Future extremes from the Indian Ocean will be acting on top of global warming, giving a double whammy effect, like the record-breaking heat and drought we saw in 2019.