The final report in the IPCC’s sixth assessment series says countries will have to cut their greenhouse gas emissions 60% in the next 12 years to keep global warming in check.
Simply put, southern Africans are experiencing heat stress more often than in 1979.
Millions of people around the world suffered through deadly flooding and long-lasting heat waves in 2022. A climate scientist explains the rising risks.
As the FIFA World Cup kicks off, researchers take a look at the impact of climate change on the future of soccer.
Birds species vary greatly in the way they handle heat – an important finding for predicting vulnerability to global warming.
Marginalised or minority groups seem to suffer the most from heat-related deaths and disease.
After living one of the hottest summers in European history, we have to look to the population suffering these temperatures. How does heat affect our physical and mental health?
Researchers from the University of Oslo have drilled to the bottom of the Kongsvegen glacier. Find out why and how they are listening to the destabilisation of Arctic glaciers: The MAMMAMIA project.
Millions of people around the world suffered through long-lasting heat waves and deadly flash flooding in the summer of 2022. A climate scientist explains the rising risks.
A climate scientist explains the forces behind the summer’s extreme downpours and dangerous heat waves, and why new locations will be at risk in the coming year.
A heat wave that pushed California’s power grid to the limit, and the water system failure in Jackson, Mississippi, are just two examples.
Well-designed residential developments with abundant tree cover can help protect cities against urban heat and flooding.
The worst effects are during high nighttime temperatures, something happening more often with climate change. Wildfires add to the risk.
The tropics are projected to face almost daily dangerous heat by 2100. And “extremely dangerous” heat that’s almost unheard of today will occur more often in several regions.
A survey conducted in Texas state prisons finds that many lack basic resources like cold water, ice and air conditioning to help incarcerated people and staff keep cool during heat waves.
A small number of people experience a debilitating level of eco-anxiety that limits their ability to live happy and healthy lives.
All event organizers should be prepared for emergencies and have a communication plan.
It’s not just mosquitos. Flooding, extreme heat and other climate-related hazards are bringing people into contact with pathogens more often, and affecting people’s ability to fight off disease.
The first two weeks of preseason training are the toughest as players’ bodies acclimatize to running hard in the heat. An exercise scientist explains the risks.
The UK recorded blistering hot temperatures as the US and Europe also experienced sweltering heat waves.