Melting glaciers are a clear sign of climat change and global warming. The rise in global energy consumption each year is still larger than new supplies of green energy

More fossil fuels are being used every year, despite all of the efforts to increase renewable energy supplies, a major report to be presented to the U(...)

A woman cools off in the fountain of the Trocadero esplanade in Paris on June 25th. Southern France experienced a national record of 45.9 degrees  during the heatwave. Photograph:  Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images

Man-made climate change probably made last month’s European heatwave, in which southern France experienced a national record 45.9 degrees, 4 degrees h(...)

Damage in  Roseau on the Caribbean island of Dominica, following the passage of Hurricane Maria in 2017. Photograph:  Cedrick Isham Calvados/AFP/Getty Images

Global temperatures have continued to rise in the past 10 months, with 2018 expected to be the fourth warmest year on record. Average temperatures aro(...)

“Despite all of this unequivocal evidence supporting ambitious climate action, Ireland’s performance in meeting the goals of the Paris agreement and EU directives has been dismal”

The stark findings of the UN “1.5 degrees” report on global warming “heralds the end of the fossil fuel era”, according to climate justice campaigner (...)

Severe storms are now more commonplace,  World Meteorological Organization secretary-general Petteri Taalas has said. “Because of climate change, the occurrence and impact of extreme events has risen.” Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Weather-related hazards are displacing twice as many people as conflicts and violence, according to latest figures from the UN High Commissioner for R(...)

A treaty signed internationally in 1987 began the phasing out of CFCs - chemicals harmful to the ozone layer. Photograph: Chuck Eckert/Getty Images

Nearly three decades after the world banned chemicals that were destroying the atmosphere’s protective ozone layer, scientists said Thursday that ther(...)

The Eiffel Tower lights up with colours and messages of hope on the eve of the  climate conference in Paris: 190 countries are involved in the conference. Photograph: Yoan Valat/EPA

I keep hearing about a big climate change thing going on in Paris. What is going on? There is a big international conference that starts (...)

Global annual average temperatures anomalies (relative to 1961-1990) based on an average of three global temperature data set. Image: World Meteorologicl Organization.

This year is destined for the history books with 2015 likely to be the warmest on record. It is smashing regional records around the globe for (...)

Michel Jarraud, secretary general of the World Meteorological Organization, speaks about the WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin during a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, 9th November 2015. Photograph: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA

Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit record levels during 2014 and will make the planet a more dangerous place for future generations, the World Met(...)