Atmospheric rivers already pose substantial storm and flood hazards, but these hazards are expected to increase dramatically with changes in our climate.
Our global food production and distribution system is wasteful, unequal and unsustainable. Industry experts explain the problem and some of the solutions.
Top stories: Call for urgent action on biodiversity; IEA calls for major renewables investment boost; Biden Administration planning new procurement rules to include climate risk.
The climate crisis is having a negative impact on children's mental health, say experts, and tackling eco-anxiety should be an urgent priority for governments.
A new study has explored how many people in urban areas suffer from extreme heat, putting the figure at 2 billion.
Tackling emissions in the shipping sector is essential to achieving international targets, but it will only be possible through large-scale collaboration.
Researchers are looking at how ancient civilizations managed their water in scarce areas, inspiring current techniques to tackle worsening droughts and climate change.
Investment in renewable energy needs to triple to effectively fight climate change and control global energy markets, say the International Energy Agency.
Cities account for two-thirds of the world’s energy use and are ditching coal as an energy source by empowering municipal utilities and incentivizing renewable energy.
Marine biologists at Rice University are looking into breeding strains of dinoflagellate symbionts to better serve their coral partners and protect reefs.
The world has lost a significant amount of its coral reefs, with some regions losing more than others. Factors including climate change have caused this.
Chaos relates to things that are fundamentally unpredictable - even the strictest rules and nearly perfect information can lead to unpredictable outcomes.
The CO2 we capture can be used as a raw material in an increasing number of products - many of which have already made their way to market.
There is potential for genetic engineering to bolster the response to climate change, but there are also risks and unknowns.
The UN’s Global Biodiversity Framework could be to nature what the Paris accord is to our climate, protecting habitats and creating sustainable food systems.