"We aren’t safe and we can expect this to happen again," said Professor Maarten van Aalst, director of the international Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Center.
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Jet stream changes can cause winds to weaken, allowing dangerous weather to remain stuck in the same place for days or weeks at a time.
Difficulty securing a well-trained workforce could end up being a bottleneck in an industry that is key to slashing emissions.
Activists are not only challenging governments and their climate plans, but increasingly private companies too.
At the Climate Ambition Summit, one country after another failed to raise the bar, as leaders offered only incremental steps.
Thinning ice in the Arctic Ocean made this year’s navigation season for tankers the longest on record, a sign that the pace of climate change is accelerating in the northernmost latitudes.
Look beyond the inane challenges and the silly dances, and Generation Moss — also known as Gen Z — is shaping climate policy, finance and activism more than any previous generation.
Climate change and climate variability, together with conflicts, instability and economic crises, are listed as key drivers of a recent increase in hunger in Africa.
Smaller companies often don’t have the resources to develop sophisticated climate plans but now, slowly, organizations are stepping in to help.
We’ve launched 9,600 satellites since 1957. For the first few decades, no one thought about what would happen once they reached the end of their lives. By the time space agencies decided to do something, it had become a problem. "A vast majority of objects ...