Also in this week's round-up: what happened in the world economy and who makes the most sophisticated products.
Internal displacements due to climate-related extreme weather events are soaring, with those in poorer countries more at risk.
From the Arctic to the Amazon, there’s a growing threat of irreversible changes to the climate system, says a group of scientists.
Climate change is recognized as a likely catalyst in conflicts across the world - which is why climate adaptation could help bring peace as well as stability.
Funded by poet laureate Simon Armitage's salary, The Laurel Prize will be awarded to the best collection of nature or environmental poetry to raise awareness of the climate crisis.
Planting mangrove trees on the shores of Vietnam is helping protect against global warming – and also sowing the seeds of female empowerment.
After a 21-day journey braving the Atlantic sea, 16-year-old Greta Thunberg is set to take on world leaders at the Madrid summit for lack of progress on climate targets.
Fires occur in the Amazon rainforest every year, but in the past 11 months, they have increased by more than 70% compared to 2018, which is having knock-on effects on Andean glaciers.
Seawater Solutions is using saltmarshes to grow salt-resistant plants like samphire, which is growing from gourmet garnish to mainstream meal.
The Oxford Word of the Year reflects the ethos, mood and preoccupations of the passing year, and has the potential to be a term of lasting cultural significance.
Lake Chad has shrunk to a tenth its size, with climate change one of the factors. This has a huge impact on the lives of people dependent on it for food and water. A local explains.
The current governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, is to become U.N. special envoy on climate action and climate finance from next year.
The ASEAN region is a global hotspot for electricity demand. The environmental impact is big, but some policies can help.
By taking small steps to cut down on single-use plastics in their communities, these towns and counties across the UK are part of a grassroots force for change.
Wasted food is a huge emitter of greenhouse gases: Toronto’s green energy scheme is trying to close the loop.