Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists keeps the Doomsday Clock at 100 seconds from midnight – the metaphorical time when the human race could destroy the world with technologies of its own making.
The watchdog’s latest report argues increased repression is a sign that autocracies are losing their grip, as both civilian and political opposition grows stronger.
Extreme weather catastrophes linked to climate change have made 2021 the second-most costly year on record for global insurance firms.
World Economic Forum warns that a digital shift propelled by the pandemic and a space race facilitated by falling costs for launch technology bring fresh challenges for the global economy.
The European Union's climate monitoring service has raised the alarm over sharp increases in record concentrations of methane in the atmosphere.
Chad seeks international aid as several thousand flee inter-ethnic clashes in northern Cameroon, apparently over access to water, that has left at least 22 dead and more than 30 wounded, officials say.
Known as a monogamous bird, the albatross is displaying modified behaviour: more couples are breaking up due to environmental conditions, especially higher water temperatures
The lack of a framework for equity in climate negotiations threatens the life of the vast majority of the world’s population.
Obama criticised the Chinese and Russian presidents for not joining other global leaders at the climate talks in Glasgow.
More than a third of the world’s nations “urgently need help” to build up resilience if their economies are to withstand the effects of global warming.
Children across the world, particularly in Asia, are highly vulnerable to the climate crisis. This is how they expressed their hopes and their fears.
While scientists warn that the three ice-capped mountains in Africa may soon be left without snow, the melting glaciers of Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro have borne wetlands and lakes in Kenya.
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