Extreme weather kills 2,183 this year; 907 die due to lightning strikes

India saw a big jump in extreme weather events such as heatwaves and lightning strikes this…

Large parts of world drier than normal in 2021: WMO

Most of the globe was drier than normal in 2021, with “cascading effects on economies, ecosystems…

COP27: Big breakthrough but ultimately inadequate response to the climate crisis

Matt McDonald, The University of Queensland For 30 years, developing nations have fought to establish an…

Almost 200 nations are set to tackle climate change at COP27 in Egypt

Matt McDonald, The University of Queensland In a crucial meeting for tackling the climate crisis, almost…

Pakistan floods: what role did climate change play?

Ben Clarke, University of Oxford; Friederike Otto, Imperial College London, and Luke Harrington, University of Waikato…

UN declares access to clean and healthy environment a universal human right

With 161 votes in favour, and eight abstentions, the UN General Assembly adopted a historic resolution…

UN weather agency sounds alarm on extreme events in Antarctica

Scientists with the United Nations weather agency on Friday expressed fresh concern over the climate crisis following…