Extreme heat to hit one third of the African urban population

Researchers have assessed a range of possible scenarios regarding the rate of climate change in 173 African cities for the years 2030, 2060 and 2090. Their results show that a third of African city-dwellers could be affected by deadly heat waves in 2090.

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.

Rising sea levels threaten Easter Island’s heritage

Remains of the famous civilization on Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, are at risk of disappearing as climate change leads to coastal erosion.

Climate change could lead to 1m migrants a year entering EU by 2100

Researchers plotted temperature rises against the number of asylum applications and are predicting that as the southern hemisphere heats up the number of people migrating to the EU each year will triple.

Fijian villagers prepare for climate disasters

Three villages have already been moved and another 43 are set to be shifted, the country’s attorney general said last month.

New Zealand considering special visas for climate refugees

New Zealand is thinking about "an experimental humanitarian visa category" for people uprooted from their homes because of climate change.

Climate Change Could Make South Asia Too Hot for Human Survival by 2100

A fifth of the world’s population lives in the region, where heat and humidity is expected to exceed the upper level of human survivability.

Study: Climate change damages US economy, increases inequality

Unmitigated climate change will make the United States poorer and more unequal, according to a new study published in the journal Science.

Migration from sea-level rise could reshape cities inland

Researchers estimate that approximately 13.1 million people could be displaced by rising ocean waters.