Antarctic Peaks Reveal Sea Rise Threat


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A pioneering fieldwork study of mountain heights and boulders in West Antarctica supports computer predictions that global sea levels could rise steeply by 2080, reports Alex Kirby for Climate News Network.…

COP21 – Paris Agreement Adopted


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COP21: “It is rare in any lifetime to have a chance to change the world”, declared France’s President François Hollande as the UN climate talks finally closed. Paul Brown reports…

Which Countries Are Worst Affected by El Niño?


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BOGOTA, Nov 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As world leaders gather in Paris to seek a deal on tackling climate change, millions of people around the world are suffering the…

Nations Most at Risk of Climate Change Urge Lower Warming Cap


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Reporting by Megan Rowling PARIS, Nov 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Leaders from a group of 43 countries most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change called on the first…

Climate-Linked Poverty Needs Creative Approach Says World Bank Head


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PARIS, Nov 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From restoring degraded land to financing hydropower dams and creating jobs for refugees, the world needs to come up with more innovative solutions…

Seychelles and COP21 – “Strong Climate Agreement Is Important to Our Survival”


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The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report of 2014 predicted that the world’s sea levels would rise between 30 to 90 centimetres by 2100. For the Seychelles,…

Countries Better Prepared for Strong El Niño Says WMO


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A mature and strong El Niño event, which is contributing to extreme weather patterns, is expected to strengthen further by the end of the year, according to the latest Update from…

Researchers Say Climate Change Will Intensify El Niño Sea Level Extremes


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Scientists say coasts and communities in the Pacific region face more extreme weather hazards as climate change magnifies the devastating El Niño effect. By Tim Radford for Climate News Network…

Report – Harder Rains Set to Fall as the World Warms


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Scientists pinpoint when global warming emerged – and predict increasingly greater climate extremes in hot, cold and wet weather trends. By Tim Radford for Climate News Network LONDON, 26 September,…

Global Glacier Melt Reaches Record Levels


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In the wake of recent glacial lake outburst floods (GLOF) in Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Pakistan, as well as the recent announcement by IOM that unseasonal snowmelt has resulted in over…

Funding Boost for African Climate Research and Data Centres


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The European Union (EU) has teamed up with African governments to fund local climate research centres and help the continent prepare for natural disasters, reports Inga Vesper for SciDevNet. Funding…

Research Says Floods in Krymsk and Sochi a Result of Warmer Sea Temperatures


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Research by Russian and German scientists has shown that warmer sea surface temperatures can lead to an increase in precipitation intensity – in some cases of over 300% – for…

Pakistan – Melting Glaciers Pose Serious Flood Threat


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In a statement made earlier this month, Pakistan Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Mushahidullah Khan, expressed serious concern over the flood threat posed by Pakistan’s melting glaciers. The minister…

Record Torrential Rainfall Linked to Warming Climate


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Scientists show that devastating increases in extreme rainfall over the last 30 years fit in with global temperature rise caused by greenhouse gases, reports Alex Kirby for Climate News Network.…

Scientists Warn of Sea Level Rises in Northern Europe


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Scientists warn countries in northern Europe to plan for dramatic new worst-case scenarios as climate change increases the risk of seas sweeping inland, Tim Radford reports for Climate News Network.…

NCAR Scientists to Tackle Mystery of Night Thunderstorms


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Thunderstorms that form at night can be a major flash flooding hazard through excessive rainfall. Heavy rainfall during the night can often take communities and emergency services by surprise. Street…