Researchers working off the coast of Mexico have discovered evidence of arsenic-breathing life in oxygen-starved waters. These resilient microbes could also be a sign of things to come under the influence of climate change.
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.
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.
We continue to shape life on Earth, and threaten our survival, in unexpected ways.
Seychelles President Danny Faure calls for stronger protection of the oceans. During the speech he was in a manned submersible that was 400 feet below the waves, on the seabed off the outer islands of the Seychelles.
Thousands of protesters around the world took to the streets as part of a wave of coordinated action. The protesters want the world’s governments to stop sleepwalking through humanity’s last best chance at ecological salvation.
In an unprecedented public push to change Amazon policies, nearly 4,500 employees have put their names to a letter asking CEO Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos and its board of directors to become global leaders in fighting climate change.
Architecture firm has designed a concept for a floating city of 10,000 people that could help populations threatened by extreme weather events and rising sea levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.