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June 2019 was the hottest in 140 years - NOAA

June 2019 was the hottest in 140 years - NOAA

June 2019 was the hottest in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Dalai Lama hails teen climate champion Greta Thunberg

Dalai Lama hails teen climate champion Greta Thunberg

The Dalai Lama has hailed Swedish teen environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg's efforts to highlight the climate crisis and mobilize young people.

EU court rejects historic citizen's climate case

EU court rejects historic citizen's climate case

The European Court of Justice has thrown out a landmark case brought by 10 families who sued the European Union over the threats climate change poses to their homes and livelihoods, lawyers said Wednesday.

UN kicks off major climate change effort

UN kicks off major climate change effort

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has kicked off a major United Nations push for progress on what he calls the defining issue of our time: climate change.

Protests reported as millions without power, one week after India cyclone

Protests reported as millions without power, one week after India cyclone

Millions of people are living without power or shelter in eastern India, a week after a devastating cyclone hit the region, officials said Saturday, as reports emerged of angry survivors protesting over the slow pace of relief.

One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report

One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report

Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon which its very survival depends.

Climate, conflicts set to plunge millions into food crisis

Climate, conflicts set to plunge millions into food crisis

Food crises will affect tens of millions of people across the world this year, researchers warned on Tuesday, after war, extreme weather and economic woes in 2018 left more than 113 million in dire need of help.

Australia sees record temperatures for fourth month in a row

Australia sees record temperatures for fourth month in a row

Australia continued a string of ‘hottest ever’ months in March, the government said Monday, as global warming emerges as the hot button issue in national elections just weeks away.

Lights out in Sydney for Earth Hour conservation campaign

Lights out in Sydney for Earth Hour conservation campaign

The Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge were plunged into darkness for an hour Saturday to raise awareness about climate change and its impact on the planet's vanishing biodiversity.

Swedish student Greta's climate 'school strike' goes global

Swedish student Greta's climate 'school strike' goes global

Students around the world are expected to skip school on March 15 in order to demonstrate against climate change, taking their cue from Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg ...

Climate change forces Arctic animals to shift feeding habits: study

Climate change forces Arctic animals to shift feeding habits: study

Seals and whales in the Arctic are shifting their feeding patterns as climate change alters their habitats, and the way they do so may determine whether they survive, a new study has found.

Where's winter? Western Europe basks in record temperatures

Where's winter? Western Europe basks in record temperatures

As western Europe enjoys record highs for winter temperatures, southern parts of the continent are being hit with snow flurries.