Global warming

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Sea levels rising at fastest pace in 2,800 years: study

The world's oceans are rising at a faster rate than any time in the past 2,800 years, and might even have fallen without the influence of human-driven climate change, researchers say.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

Climate change 'to make transatlantic flights longer'

Flights from the UK to the US could take longer due to the changes in the climate, according to a new study.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Climate change boosted 'once-a-century' floods: study

Man-made climate change significantly enhanced the risk of the severe winter storms that ravaged southern England two years ago, according to a study released Monday.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Scientists to adjust ‘Doomsday Clock’ to set new time

Scientists are set to announce today whether the civilization is any closer or farther from disaster based on a "Doomsday Clock" that measures the likelihood of a global catastrophe.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Drones, smartphones turning California residents into citizen scientists

In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline’s changing face.

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997: Study

The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released Monday shows.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

NOAA says 2015 was US' second hottest year on record

Last year was the second hottest on record in the contiguous United States, and included 10 major weather and climate events, such as droughts and storms, that each led to over $1 billion in...

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

DiCaprio happy leaders taking climate change more seriously

Leonardo DiCaprio, Hollywood actor and an environmental activist is feeling optimistic now that the debate over climate change has started to wane and world leaders are finally starting to take it...

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

New discovery about Greenland could be making sea-level rise worse

Analyzing a new study, Washington Post reports that rising global temperatures may be affecting the Greenland ice sheet and its contribution to sea-level rise in more serious ways that scientists...

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

El Nino weather 'could be as bad as 1998'

The US space agency Nasa has warned that the effects of the current El Nino weather phenomenon could be as bad as those of 1998, the strongest on record.