Black carbon - soot to you and me - turns out to be causing twice as much global warming as previously thought.
A new method for predicting future sea levels that mathematically pools expert predictions is being used by climate scientists.
New data from taken from coral records suggests that future El Nino events will be 'unpredictable'.
Erratic changes in the East African climate around two million years ago may have been the driving force behind human evolution, say researchers at Penn State and Rutgers University.
The western part of Antarctica is warming three times faster than the average global temperature increase.
As if hurricanes and heat waves weren't enough, a new study indicates that climate change can cause volcanic eruptions too.
The US East Coast is set for a big rise in heat waves and storms, a study using the world's fastest supercomputer has shown.
New research suggests arctic hurricanes should be included in climate models.
The UN climate change talks in Doha have ended with a commitment from developed countries that they'll help pay for the costs of climate change for poorer nations.
Scientists are warning that, because of climate change, the number of wildfires in the US is set to increase.
Climate change is already bringing extreme weather to Europe, and the situation is only set to get worse, the European Environment Agency has warned.
Concentrations of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, driven by man-made carbon emissions, reached a record high in 2011, according to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).
Decades of extreme weather first weakened the Mayan culture and then killed off much of the population.
Coffee-lovers take note; climate change could put an end to your daily Starbucks, a new study has found.
The Indian monsoon - on which more than a billion people depend for food crops - could fail frequently and catastrophically over the next 200 years as a result of global warming.
Current measurements show that sea levels are rising faster than predicted, with a one-meter rise looking likely by the end of the century.
Whatever we do, greenhouse gas emissions have alreadytriggered an irreversible warming of Earth that will cause sea levels to rise for more than a thousand years to come, claims a European team.
New England is gradually losing its famous fall colors, says the National Science Foundation.
A huge meteor which slammed into the southern Pacific Ocean about 2.5 million years ago generated tsunamis hundreds of meters high, and may have destablilized the entire planet's climate system.
Oxfam is warning that climate change represents a far greater threat to the world's poor than previously believed, because of the effects of extreme weather on harvests and food prices.