There is a one-in-five chance annual global temperatures will be at least 1.5C warmer than in pre-industrial times in the next five years, experts said.
Humans may need to “wait for decades” to see the results of large emission cuts on global surface temperatures, scientists have said.
Arctic Siberia saw exceptionally high temperatures as global warmth matched last year’s record levels for June, experts have said.
Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg has hit out at world leaders for wanting to be pictured with her to “look good”.
The Government must seize the “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to deliver a pandemic recovery that speeds up the fight against climate change, its advisers have urged.
Adelie penguins – the most common species of penguin in Antarctica – are happier when there is less sea ice, researchers say.
Scientists have expressed concerns about the implications for the rest of the world after a heatwave in Russia’s Siberia region.
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A pioneering low-cost heating scheme in Aberdeen is predicting that its growth will “snowball” in the next few years.
Amazon’s UK boss, Douglas Gurr, has been announced as the new director of the Natural History Museum.
Scotland has a strong foundation from which it can meet its climate change targets despite a “regrettable” rise in carbon emissions in 2018, the First Minister has said.
The Beast from the East, which shut down much of the country in 2018, has been blamed for Scotland missing a climate target.
Emissions in Scotland have dropped by 50% in the past three decades but a Scottish Government target has still been missed.
Scottish ministers fear that work to cut environmentally damaging single-use products has been “pushed into reverse” during the pandemic.
BP has been forced to reduce the price it thinks it can get for the oil left in its underground reserves, as the energy giant took charges and write-offs that could reach £14 billion.
Earth’s temperature spiked to tie a record high for May, US meteorologists have reported.
Swathes of UK waters should be off limits to all forms of damaging human activity – including fishing, dredging and anchoring – to improve the health of our oceans, a new report has found.
Nicola Sturgeon is being urged to draw up a “radical response to the double crises of climate change and coronavirus”.
The climate crisis and Covid-19 are two very different challenges, but they do have some key things in common.
An extinction event 360 million years ago which caused the forest ecosystem to collapse was caused by a brief breakdown of the ozone layer, scientists have discovered.
The coronavirus lockdown has highlighted the “critical role” plants play in health and wellbeing, the Prince of Wales has said in a message for the virtual Chelsea Flower Show.
The world is on track to capture and store enough carbon dioxide (CO2) to meet some of the targets set by climate experts on reducing the harmful effects of global warming, scientists have said.
Global warming is causing parts of Antarctica to turn green, scientists have said.
Freshwater fish could end up with bigger brains because of climate change – but find themselves less able to carry out simple tasks, according to scientists.
Scientists have developed a way to help coral reefs fight the devastating effects of bleaching by making the species more heat resistant.
More investment in broadband instead of building roads should be part of a “green” package of measures to rebuild the economy, climate advisers have urged.
Green campaigners have warned the Government not to give airlines an unconditional bailout, as a poll suggests people do not think the sector is a priority for public money.
Melting ice from Antarctica and Greenland’s shrinking ice sheet has been responsible for a 14mm (0.55in) rise in sea level since 2003, scientists said.
The Scottish Government will not produce its updated climate change action plan until the end of this year, the Environment Secretary had said.
The Scottish Government has made no precise calculations of the impact delaying its planned deposit return scheme will have on the environment, Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has said.
Penguins have helped scientists map areas of the Antarctic in greatest need of protection from the threat of over exploitation in a rapidly-changing climate.