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.
All over, it seems, architects are thinking about how to plan for the realities of climate change.
A previously unsuspected chemical process in the Earth's atmosphere is creating sulfuric acid, known to have a significant impact on climate and human health.
Generation X may be passionate about Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins albums like Gish, but Xers remain somewhat lukewarm about the causes and implications of climate change.
Climate change is set to trigger more extreme weather events around the world, an international team of scientists claims.
Not so long ago, the view of the political right (and even many centrists) was that a focus on the environment and climate change would hurt jobs and the economy in general.
Wildfires are expected to become increasingly common across the US and Europe over the next 30 years as climate change raises temperatures.
Climate change will hit nuclear and coal-fired power production in the US and Europe by forcing more temporary shutdowns, say researchers.
The movie Melancholia is far from the usual disaster film with its urgent teams of people hunched over computers and racing against time to stop impending doom, that can be stopped by one man alone!
An explanation has been found for why one widely-used climate record shows a different warming trend to others.