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Rising methane could be a sign that Earth’s climate is part-way through a ‘termination-level transition’

Methane is a much more potent greenhouse gas than CO₂ but lasts in the atmosphere for …

Threat from climate change to some of India’s sacred pilgrimage sites is reshaping religious beliefs

One significant theological change that seems to be underway within Himalayan Hinduism as a …

How climate change is killing languages

Forced migration is a major cause of language extinction. Environmental disasters are …

Maui wildfires: Extra logistical challenges hinder government’s initial response when disasters strike islands

Wildfires destroyed the Hawaiian tourist town of Lahaina on August 8 and 9, 2023, …

The heroic effort to save Florida’s coral reef from devastating ocean heat

As water temperatures spiked in Florida Keys, scientists, coral reef restoration groups and …

Can physical activity boost our resilience to rising temperatures?

Of the many risk factors for developing heat-related health problems, several can be …

Deadly wildfires burn across Maui – it’s a reminder of the growing risk to communities that once seemed safe

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions will help slow warming. But communities will also have to …

How climate change might trigger more earthquakes and volcanic eruptions

The impacts of a changing climate are becoming more evident, with unusual weather events …

In the future, we could snuff out cyclones. But weather control comes with new risks

If cyclone control is perfected, what would stop a country trying to redirect cyclones …

One of 2023’s most extreme heatwaves is happening in the middle of winter

A persistent area of high pressure, or anticyclone, has lingered to the east of the …

Shaligrams, worshipped by Hindus and Buddhists for over 2,000 years, are becoming rarer because of climate change

The Kali Gandaki river in Nepal is fed by meltwater from the southern Tibetan Plateau. But …

The ‘Gulf Stream’ will not collapse in 2025: What the alarmist headlines got wrong

It is well known that climate anxiety is fuelled by media messaging about the looming …

Is Earth Close to “The Great Dying”?

Our “normal” climate is dead; the weather has gone insane, and it is annually …

Do phrases like ‘global boiling’ help or hinder climate action?

Climate change, global warming, global heating, the climate crisis, global boiling — …

Climate change contributes to violence against children – here’s how

Violence against children is not solely a phenomenon that intensifies during environmental …

Degrowth: Slowing down rich economies to deal with climate change is a flawed idea

The notion of “degrowth” was recently given a platform at European …

Long-awaited norms to tackle carbon market irregularities fall short, lack efficacy

ICVCM’s assessment framework fails to put robust checks on the voluntary carbon market

The Atlantic is at risk of circulation collapse – it would mean even greater climate chaos across Europe

The Atlantic meridional overturning circulation is a key reason why Europe’s …

Greece wildfires: how climate change is involved, and what we can do about it

Greece’s recent bout of extreme fire weather emerged from a heatwave that would have …

Ancient pathogens released from melting ice could wreak havoc on the world, new analysis reveals

Earth’s climate is warming at a spectacular rate and up to four times faster in …

Four factors driving 2023’s extreme heat and climate disasters

Three additional natural factors are also helping drive up global temperatures and fuel …

Extreme weather events are exactly the time to talk about climate change – here’s why

Talking about climate change is a powerful way of mobilising climate action, and extreme …