Sweden's Greta Thunberg told lawmakers, "I want you to act as if the house is on fire," as she warned about species extinction, deforestation and ocean pollution.
In its latest State of the Climate overview, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reaffirms that the past four years have been the hottest on record - figures previously announced in provisional drafts of the flagship report.
Eight states have direct control over land in the Arctic. With ice melting faster than previously thought, the global contest for economic resources there has begun. And Russia is gaining ground, while China is buying stakes and influence.
A team of Turkish researchers established the observation station in Antarctica, which will provide meteorological data such as wind speed, pressure and global solar radiation for two years.
The bulk carrier was stranded on a coral reef near World Heritage-listed waters in the Solomon Islands on February 5.
Local officials blame the mass deaths on drought but critics say the issue at least partly stems from water mismanagement.
Scientists say oceans absorb most of the world’s growing climate-changing emissions rising due to human activities, helping fuel more intense hurricanes and other extreme weathers.
The court acquits a second monk, who also from Bhutan and accused of sexually assaulting a minor under 15-years-old.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has conducted a study to determine particulate pollution worldwide. Above all, cities in poorer countries have values far above those recommended. Which are these.
Cape Town may soon land itself in a crisis while trying to escape another.
Turkey's expedition to the Antarctic has just returned from the White Continent, and aims to track the impact of global warming on the area.
The voyage is near to its completion with Turkish scientists preparing to carry out the last set of scientific studies at Deception Island.
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