Rising sea levels could destroy Hawaii's iconic Waikiki Beach

Hawaii’s iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by climate change overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets.

Can cities sue oil companies for damages due to climate change?

A Toronto city councilor is going to try. In the last few years it has been hit by ice storms, floods, and, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, has been hit by six 100-year storms since 2005.

Things we’ve learned about Earth since the last Earth Day

We continue to shape life on Earth, and threaten our survival, in unexpected ways.

Large Antarctic Ice Shelf is about to break apart

The iceberg, measuring over 1,500 square kilometers is expected to break away from the Brunt Ice Shelf within the next few months. The rifting started several years ago and is now approaching its final phase.

Shell hit with Dutch climate lawsuit

In a summary of the 250-page document handed over to Shell, the groups said that under Dutch law Shell was unlawfully endangering peoples' lives by not acting to prevent global warming.

EU consumption results in high CO2 emissions from tropical deforestation

More than half of deforestation is due to production of food and animal feed, such as beef, soy beans and palm oil. Overall, exports account for about a fourth of that deforestation which is connected to food production.

Cyclone Shows Climate Change’s Deadly Impact on Poor Nations

The tropical cyclone that tore through Mozambique and other Southern African nations spotlights how the combination of rapid urbanization and climate change is turning deadly in the world’s poorest nations.

Record-breaking flooding in Nebraska is visible from space

Climate change means springtime temperatures are arriving earlier with more intense early-season rains, worsening the risk of damaging floods. Current flooding has far surpassed previous all-time records.

'No doubt' temperatures in Arctic will rise 3.5C by 2050, says UN

The research has found that even if the world were to cut emissions in line with the Paris agreement, winter temperatures in the Arctic would rise above 3.5 degrees Celsius by 2050 and 5.9 degrees Celsius by 2080.

Italy sees 57% drop in olive harvest as result of climate change

Olive trees across the Mediterranean have been hit by freak events that mirror climate change predictions – erratic rainfalls, early spring frosts, strong winds and summer droughts.

Thousands of tiny quakes shake Antarctic ice at night

Scientists recorded hundreds of thousands of tiny 'ice quakes' that appear to be caused by pools of partially melted ice expanding and freezing. The phenomenon may be able to help scientists track glacier melting.

It Takes Few Years For Extreme Weather to Start Seeming Normal

A research looked at people’s tweets during historically hot or cold weather to see how they responded. It took tweeters just five years to normalize once-extreme temperatures.

Carbon levels on Earth not seen in 56 million years

A new study finds we are pumping CO2 into the atmosphere at a rate nine to 10 times higher than the greenhouse gas was emitted during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, a global warming event that occurred 56 million years ago.

2018 ranks as fourth-warmest year for globe

Looking around the world, Europe and the Middle East experienced record warmth, and the Arctic continues to stand out for its especially rapid warming trend.

Climate Change Could Thaw the Home of Doomsday Vault

Climate change has already led the owners of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault aka the Doomsday Vault to plunk millions of dollars into renovations to keep up with climate change.