Climate change lawsuit in US to hold oil companies accountable

Baltimore city, US government officials want oil companies to pay for their direct contributions to climate change. In Baltimore, citizens have suffered the devastating effects associated with climate change.

Climate change has likely begun to suffocate the world's fisheries

By 2080, around 70% of the world's oceans could be suffocating from a lack of oxygen as a result of climate change, potentially impacting marine ecosystems worldwide.

Tornadoes and climate change

Projections suggest that stronger, tornado-producing storms may be more likely as global temperatures rise, though strengthened less than we might expect from the increase in available energy.

Oceans Break Heat Record for Third Year in a Row

The study finds that the amount of heat in the oceans last year broke the previous 2020 record by around 14 zettajoules. That’s equivalent to at least 20 times the entire world’s annual energy consumption.

Mysterious 'Black Box' Could Tell The Future What Happened to Us

The project, called Earth's Black Box, is a giant steel archive on the remote Australian island of Tasmania, so that if some future society might one day discover the archive, they'll be able to piece together what happened to our planet.

California fires killed nearly 20 percent of the world's Sequoias

Wildfires in California over the past five years have claimed nearly 20% of the world’s largest Sequoias. Last year alone, forest fires claimed nearly 10,400 trees.

Global Climate Change Impact on Crops Expected Within 10 Years

Climate change may affect the production of maize (corn) and wheat as early as 2030 under a high greenhouse gas emissions scenario, according to a new NASA study published in the journal, Nature Food.

Oil giant accused of downplaying climate risks

French oil company TotalEnergies knew at least 50 years ago about a link between burning fossil fuels and global warming, researchers have said.

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record in 2020

The global average of carbon dioxide concentrations hit a new high of 413.2 parts per million last year, according to the WMO report. It was higher than the annual average over the last decade, despite a 5.6% drop of CO2 due to Covid.

Countries Responsible For Climate Crisis from 1850 to 2021

The world’s biggest historical carbon gas emitters from year 1850 to 2021 (in descending order) are: the USA, China, Russia, Brazil, Indonesia, Germany, India, UK, Japan, Canada.

July 2021 hottest month ever recorded

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the US stated that July 2021 was the hottest month ever recorded globally, in 142 years of recordkeeping. The previous record was set in July 2016.

A Total of 80 Firestorms Were Recorded This Summer

Extreme temperatures and serious wildfires getting to extreme proportions were recorded this summer in the northern hemisphere. Firestorms is a severe class of flames penetrating the upper limit of the troposphere.

Madagascar may experience the world's first climate change famine

Madagascar is experiencing levels of starvation at a scale described as “beyond belief”.  30,000 people are estimated to be experiencing the highest internationally recognized level of food insecurity, level 5, according to the UN.

The Atlantic Ocean current system is slowing down

A recent study notes that the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) is losing its stability. Modelling studies have shown that an AMOC shutdown would cool the northern hemisphere and decrease rainfall over Europe.

A Hotter Future Is Certain, According to U.N. Climate Report

Nations have delayed curbing their fossil-fuel emissions for so long that they can no longer stop global warming from intensifying over the next 30 years.