This year's United Nations climate summit is being held in the petroleum-dependent United Arab Emirates. Delegates began by approving a landmark fund to pay for climate losses.
World leaders, climate experts and oil company executives converge on Dubai later this week to talk about climate change at the United Nations COP28 meeting. Here's what you need to know.
Global emissions of greenhouse gases are rising, according to an annual accounting by the United Nations. It warns development of new oil, gas and coal is incompatible with meeting climate targets.
Climate change costs tens of billions of dollars each year, hurts Americans' health and disrupts everyday life, including how we work, eat, play and mourn, according to a major new assessment.
Humans are still pumping enormous amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. That puts this decade's climate goals further out of reach.
West Antarctica is headed for decades of rapid melting no matter how quickly humans cut greenhouse gas emissions, and 2023 shattered records for missing sea ice around the continent.
The majority of Americans think climate change will kill and displace a large number of people in the U.S. in the next 30 years, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center.
A new government report finds that September 2023 was the hottest in the agency's 174-year global climate record. Climate change and El Niño are driving the heat.
A new global assessment of the world's amphibians finds that more than 2 of every 5 known species is at risk of extinction. Habitat loss, disease and climate change are the main drivers.
Burners were forced to endure hours of torrential rains before tens of thousands bailed on the festival. Scientists warn that such large bursts of showers are a result of a warming planet.
Residents of Pakistan's Himalayan region turn to science and folklore, with backing from the U.N. They're erecting ice towers, harvesting avalanches and performing an ancient glacier ritual.
Georgia Southern University's new interdisciplinary program comes as a first for the Peach State.
It's increasingly expensive and difficult to get home insurance, as losses rise from climate-driven disasters such as wildfires and hurricanes. And the solutions aren't always politically popular.
El Niño is warming up the water in the Pacific Ocean. That extra heat affects the whole planet, and has helped drive record-breaking hot weather.
June 2023 was the hottest June on record, going back to 1850. And forecasters expect more records to fall as El Niño exacerbates human-caused climate change.