Thousands of people have joined a march and rally in Paris as part of an international mobilisation to show popular support for urgent measures to combat climate change.
More and more people in Scotland believe climate change is an urgent problem, according to statistics.
Marine heatwaves have roughly doubled in number over the last three decades and are likely to be more common and intense as the planet warms, research has found.
Sizzling heatwaves are likely to be a feature of the global climate for at least the next four years, say scientists.
Earth may be decades away from a climatic tipping point that triggers runaway global warming and threatens the future of humanity, scientists have warned.
Eight places in the centre, south and east of Portugal have broken their local temperature records during the ongoing heatwave.
More than 5,500 churches including some of the UK’s most famous cathedrals have converted to renewable power to tackle climate change, it has been revealed.
The world has hit “Earth overshoot day” when we have used up all the resources the planet can provide for the year, experts have warned.
Last year was the fifth warmest for the UK in records dating back more than a century, the Met Office has confirmed.
Climate change made the ongoing heatwave gripping much of northern Europe more than twice as likely to occur, scientists have said.
Human populations may already be adapting to climate change, new research suggests.
The Prince of Wales has been looking a gift horse in the mouth as he unveiled a new equine hospital.
Rising global temperatures caused by human activity are making the heatwaves gripping the northern hemisphere more likely, scientists warn.
Sheltered pockets of cool habitat in the British countryside could come to the rescue of species threatened by climate change, say scientists.
Africa’s ancient baobab, with its distinctive swollen trunk and known as the “tree of life”, is under a new and mysterious threat, with some of the largest and oldest dying abruptly in recent years.
The highest clouds in the Earth’s atmosphere have generally been a rare and beautiful sight but scientists say they are now becoming more visible because of human activities.
Jupiter and Venus have been pushing Earth’s orbit off-track for at least 215 million years, according to a new study.
Global warming is set to wipe out “many if not most” of the animals living in protected parts of the world’s oceans by the end of the century, scientists predict.
Tiny particles known as “microplastics” have been found in record levels in Arctic sea ice, raising concerns about their impact on marine life and humans, scientists said.
Earlier springs driven by climate change are creating a “mismatch” between when caterpillars hatch and baby birds are feeding, scientists have warned.
Bees are at risk from climate change because more frequent droughts could cause plants to produce fewer flowers, researchers say.
A region of ice the size of Greater London vanished from the edge of Antarctica between 2010 and 2016, a new British-led study has shown.
Seabirds may struggle to find food for their chicks because they are unable to shift their breeding seasons as the climate warms, research suggests.
An ultra-thin film that is 50,000 times thinner than a human hair could be used to protect coral reefs from rising temperatures.
Climate change is likely to have a devastating impact on king penguins if greenhouse gas emissions continue at their present rate, scientists have warned.
A harmful effect of climate change that poses a major threat to food crops around the world could be overcome by gene editing, say scientists.
Tiny particles known as aerosols can influence powerful storms and are “diminutive downpour makers”, researchers have found.
An abrupt halt to climate engineering would have “devastating” consequences for the planet, scientists have warned.
Last year was the hottest on record without the influence of an “El Nino” weather pattern that helps push up global temperatures, scientists said.
Rising temperatures are turning almost all the green turtle population female in parts of the Great Barrier Reef, prompting scientists’ concern about their future.