In 80 years the rising seas’ cost may be $27tn a year globally, with the oceans possibly nearing two metres above their present levels.
A smartphone app devised by a British campaign group has brought to justice illegal goldminers in Peru, and is also being tested in African forests.
A warmer world means stormier weather ahead, and ever-greater dangers for those who work in the world’s commercial fishing fleets.
Not just decorative, urban trees do much more: they enrich civic life, moderate climate change and save the taxpayer millions.
Yet another global survey has identified the Earth’s human scar, the devastation of the Anthropocene. By 2050 the landscapes will be degraded even more.
New fuel from CO2, the source of all fossil fuels, can help to slow climate change. And maybe the carbon dioxide would not need burying for so long.
The southern continent is changing fast. West Antarctica’s rocks are on the rise, something which could slow the rate of ice melt.
With climate change soon to be the main threat to biodiversity, protected habitat will be a higher priority than ever to give wildlife a chance.
Some climate change research is enlightening, some alarming, some baffling – and some, on soccer and sausages, might seem a little bizarre.
The Antarctic buffer which has for millennia sheltered the continent’s huge inland ice sheet is being battered by seaborne wave action.
As cooler waters tempt fish to escape growing warmth, international agreements on fishing rights become outdated, heightening tensions between states.
A warmer world could mean shrinking harvests and a more meagre diet for millions of people, according to two new studies.
Invisible flickering detected by satellite could throw new light from plant growth on the mysteries of the planet’s carbon budget.
Tropical cyclones are slowing down. Hurricanes have lost their hurry. Paradoxically, this is bad news: they have more time to work their mischief.
Scientists have just completed the most detailed mass observation of the southern continent so far. The news is ominous: Antarctica’s melting is speeding up.
Rising sea levels and recurrent floods mean more homeless Bangladeshis, with unpredictably changing rainfall patterns compounding their plight.