This year’s Atlantic hurricane season — which has already rocked the Americas and Europe — could have been better handled if the storms and hurricanes it brought could be better predicted.
People all over the world often say that they can’t live without chocolate and coffee, but climate change could be putting the future of these staples at risk.
At least five cities in California, including San Francisco and Oakland, are suing major oil companies for their roles in climate change.
The 193-member United Nations (UN) will gather in New York this week for the annual General Assembly meeting of diplomats and world leaders.
Olive oil prices have skyrocketed this year as unfavourable weather conditions, and persistent droughts restrict supply; while demand has been rapidly growing in emerging economies, such as Brazil and China.
An iceberg — twice the size of Luxembourg and a quarter the size of Wales at an estimated 6,000 square kilometres — has broken off from the Antarctic peninsula.
As the largest carbon emission contributors, urban areas should be capable of tackling climate change without government support.
Swedish car company Volvo has become the first major car brand to announce it will exclusively make electric models from 2019.
Scientists in Canada had to abandon a $17m research expedition to Hudson Bay this week owing to dangerous weather conditions arising from warming temperatures in the region.
Car pollution, coal power, plastic pollution, rising sea levels and food scarcity are all big issues.
US president Donald Trump has pulled the US out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the agreement that almost every country in the world adopted in December 2015.
Shareholders in Exxon Mobil, the world’s biggest oil company, today backed a motion requiring the company to disclose the impact of climate change on its business.
India’s prime minister Narendra Modi is visiting Europe this week.
Leaders of the G7, seven of the world’s biggest industrial nations, met at a summit in Taormina, Sicily on Friday to discuss issues ranging from terrorism to climate change.
The effect Brexit could have on the UK’s energy industry has been at the forefront of concerns recently.
If the UK ends up with “no deal” in the Brexit negotiations, the country’s nuclear industry will be at risk according to MPs.
Royal Dutch Shell, the Anglo-Dutch oil giant, knew about the ‘catastrophic risk’ of climate change 30 years ago but continued to invest in oil and lobbied against environmental action, The Guardian reported today.
China looks set to maintain its position as global leader when it comes to solar energy.
After doubling its solar energy capacity in 2016, China has been crowned the world’s biggest producer of the renewable energy resource.
US president Donald Trump looks set to follow through with his campaign policy to build a wall between the US and Mexico, a border which spans roughly 2000 miles.
Belgian economist Paul de Grauwe is the author of The Limits of the Market, which looks at the tension between the market and the state.
Today the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight amid what they called mounting “threats” to global security.
The wind energy market is forecast to peak at $81bn in 2019, before experiencing a sudden drop the following year to $71.21bn, according to a report published today by consulting firm GlobalData.
These three things are going to have an impact on the wider world.
Climate change is set to rank alongside income inequality and societal polarisation as a top trend for 2017, according to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risks Report 2017.