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01 05 2021 | 14:05

Copernicus: 2020 warmest year on record for Europe; globally, 2020 ties with 2016 for warmest year recorded

  Latest data released by the Copernicus Climate Change Service show that globally 2020 was on par with the warmest year ever recorded, marking the end of the warmest decade on record, while CO2 …

13 04 2021 | 09:22

Scientists Identify Tipping Points for Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier for First Time

Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier is currently losing more ice than any other glacier in Antarctica, but could it collapse entirely?

07 04 2021 | 11:49

Summers could last for half the year by 2100.

Our summers are already about 20% longer than they used to be, and if the climate crisis continues unabated then northern hemisphere summers could cover nearly half of the year by 2100, making them…

07 04 2021 | 09:00

Damage to crops from heatwaves and droughts ‘tripled’ in Europe over past 50 years

Exclusive: Crop losses caused by extreme weather disasters can drive food shortages and price spikes, says study lead author The impact of heatwaves and droughts on crop production in Europe has…

01 04 2021 | 09:41

Running Hot: Accelerating Europe’s Path to Paris.

Oliver Wyman’s latest research with CDP Europe analyses data from nearly 1,000 of the largest companies in Europe, worth around 80% of the region's market capitalization. It looks at the progress…

12 03 2021 | 14:43

Meeting climate goals could save millions in tropics from ‘intolerable heat’

Keeping global temperatures to 1.5C could stem deadly increases in heat and humidity, study says. Meeting the world’s climate goals could prevent millions living in the tropics from facing episodes…

04 03 2021 | 07:20

Climate crisis to blame for at least ‘1,500 UK heatwave deaths’ since 2000, study estimates.

Research produces ‘very broad estimate’ of the number of deaths from the 2003 and 2018 UK heatwaves that can be attributed to human-caused climate change. At least 1,500 heatwave deaths in the UK…

03 03 2021 | 08:13

How heat is radically altering Americans' lives before they're even born – video

Even before a child is born in the US, their race plays a huge part in how they'll experience heat and pollution. 

16 02 2021 | 11:05

"Cool Cities-South Eastern Europe" Conference 2021- March 31st 2021

"Cool Cities-South Eastern Europe" Conference 2021 March 31st 2021 Wednesday 10:00 UTC (Time Zone)   12:00 Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus 11:00 Serbia, N. Macedonia, Albania 21:00 Australia,…

06 02 2021 | 12:11

Global heating to blame for threat of deadly flood in Peru, study finds.

Research showing severe flood threat caused by global heating may set legal precedent in climate litigation Human-caused global heating is directly responsible for the threat of a devastating flood…

25 01 2021 | 16:51

Heatwaves may mean Sydney is too hot for people to live in 'within decades' .

Parts of Victoria and NSW are sweating through an extreme heatwave that started sweeping across Australia's southeast on Saturday. This may seem like just a good excuse to go to the beach, but as…

11 01 2021 | 14:40

Last decade hottest on record for Australia with temperature almost 1C above average.

Maximum and minimum temperatures were above average for all states and territories, Bureau of Meteorology says The last decade was the hottest on record for Australia with the temperature almost 1C…

11 01 2021 | 14:19

Cities Face a Greater Risk of Heat Stress, Study Finds.

While cities bear a heavy cost from the climate crisis, they could also lead the way in implementing climate adaptation strategies.

10 01 2021 | 11:05

More Than Two Degrees of Climate Warming Is Already Locked In, New Study Finds.

Existing greenhouse gases will eventually push the climate into more than two degrees of warming, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change on Monday.

13 12 2020 | 06:57

Exposure of vulnerable to heat reached new record in 2019, says Lancet.

The fifth annual report on the climate crisis and human health also found millions of lives could be saved by tackling emissions and the Covid pandemic together. Exposure of the most vulnerable…

28 11 2020 | 08:10

Scorching Tucson bucks US trend to put climate justice at centre of plans.

Key goals include powering city buildings on renewables and curbing urban sprawl. It was another scorching summer this year in Tucson, Arizona, the second hottest city in the United States, where…

30 10 2020 | 10:28

2020 likely to be one of warmest years on record despite La Niña.

Climate crisis exacerbates extreme weather during natural events, say experts. La Niña climate event is under way, heralding a colder and stormier winter than usual across the northern hemisphere,…

25 10 2020 | 11:12

Alarm as Arctic sea ice not yet freezing at latest date on record.

Delayed freeze in Laptev Sea could have knock-on effects across polar region, scientists say. For the first time since records began, the main nursery of Arctic sea ice in Siberia has yet to start…

14 10 2020 | 10:07

'Uninhabitable Hell:' UN Report Warns of Planet's Future for Millions Without Climate Action.

A new report from the United Nations found that political leaders and industry leaders are failing to do the necessary work to stop the world from becoming an "uninhabitable hell" for millions of…