Africa's overall contribution to research might be small, but smart people are undertaking smart and important work on and about the continent.
If the US stays in the Paris deal but misses its targets, the deal could look like a sham. But if Trump carries out his threat to withdraw, the US veto would be gone, and other nations might step up.
New research shows Australian farmers are adapting to climate change, offsetting at least part of a climate change-induced decline.
Can the Victorian novel offers us a means of thinking and feeling about our own moment anew?
Thinking about climate change as a process of 'weathering' reminds us of the profound and highly unequal consequences for all living things.
More tornadoes occur in the United States than in any other country, mainly in the Great Plains, the Midwest and southern states. Two meteorology professors explain what causes these dangerous storms.
What does God have to do with climate change? A lot, if you want to engage with communities in the Pacific Islands, where almost everyone goes to church and religious leaders are hugely influential.
The digital world is taking more and more space in our lives... and dramatically increasing electrical use. It’s a serious problem given the urgent need fight climate change.
Stop honking your horn ... and give them a hug instead.
The ocean warming that might increase the threat of a catastrophic storm could also create the conditions for a natural defensive barrier.
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.
The White House is deciding whether or not to stay in the Paris climate agreement. But a large majority of Americans – including Trump voters – want the U.S. to participate and lead.
Cholera kills thousands every year but is treatable if it is caught early. Understanding how El Niño shifts cholera risks in Africa can help countries prepare for outbreaks and save lives.
Tanzania and Uganda have improved gender integration in agriculture policy. But a lot still needs to be done in the allocation of resources and transformation.
What if extreme weather events could be attributed to human-induced climate change with confidence?
A new report calls U.S. forests an undervalued asset for slowing climate change. It warns that they are being degraded by logging for wood, paper and fuel, particularly in the Southeast.
If the Pacific Ocean enters an 'El Tio' phase, it could speed the world towards 1.5 degrees of global warming, one of the crucial benchmarks of the Paris Climate Agreement.
This summer sees the release of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.
A new art festival featuring climate-related works offers a new way to see an issue that is often framed in purely scientific terms.
A new study suggests the benefits of a boost to marine plant growth from increased carbon dioxide will be cancelled out by the increased stress to fish species.