Global warming

January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018

Global warming will expose millions more to floods

Global warming is expected to unleash more rain, exposing millions more people to river flooding particularly in the United States and parts of Asia, Africa and central Europe, researchers say.

November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017

2017 set to be hottest non-El Nino year: UN

2017 is on track to be the hottest year on record except for two warmed by El Nino phenomena, the UN's World Meteorological Organization says.

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

Bangladesh weather to turn deadly by century: Study

Venturing outdoors may become deadly across wide swaths of Bangladesh, India and Pakistan by the end of the century as climate change drives heat and humidity to new extremes, according to a new...

September 18, 2016
September 18, 2016

Sea ice in Arctic shrinks to second lowest level on record

Arctic sea ice this summer shrinks to its second lowest level since scientists started to monitor it by satellite, with scientists saying it is another ominous signal of global warming.

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

Scientists make news clouds which may lessen global warming

A new discovery about how clouds form may scale back some of the more dire predictions about temperature increases caused by man-made global warming.

April 10, 2016
April 10, 2016

Global warming is now changing how Earth wobbles

Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Giant sheet of ice breaks off into the ocean

A roughly 2,000-square-mile block of ice just broke off in the Arctic Ocean.

March 5, 2016
March 5, 2016

Darker ice causes Greenland to melt faster: study

Greenland’s snow-white ice is getting darker and melting faster, according to a new study, published in the European Geosciences Union journal The Cryosphere.

March 3, 2016
March 3, 2016

Climate change poised to hurt food supplies: study

The effects of climate change on food production could cause 500,000 extra deaths by 2050 compared to a world without global warming, according to a study released Thursday.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Gas from thawing permafrost could add further to global warming: study

Arctic permafrost that is thawing due to global warming is releasing greenhouse gases, further compounding the problem of climate change, according to a study released on Thursday.