Youths gathered at at the Youth Climate Summit at United Nations HQ by demanding radical moves to fight climate change.
The teenager, who is taking a year off from high school, received a standing ovation from students at The George Washington University in the US capital where the ceremony was held.
Donald Trump has made no secret of his position on global warming but where do his potential Democrat challengers stand.
As heatwaves and drought become more drawn out, the damage they cause to health, ecosystems, agriculture and the economy grows "significantly", scientists warn.
The latest heatwave demonstrates that climate change is a transnational threat that requires transcontinental cooperation.
Special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns of a connection between global warming and the way land is used for agriculture.
In a landmark report, the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change highlights the need to protect what remains of tropical forests as a bulkhead against future warming.
According to the Copernicus Climate Change Service, every month so far in 2019 ranks among the four warmest on record for the month in question.
This June was the hottest on record, beating out June 2016 — so far the hottest year ever.
The movement's protests blocked routes in different cities of the UK bringing boats with the slogan "Act Now" to raise awareness on climate change.
Research has shown that replanting trees on destroyed forest areas the size of the United States is the best way to keep climate change in check.
Current tensions within NATO need to be overcome in order to deal with the looming threat of climate insecurity
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