Human-induced global warming is "causing unprecedented changes" to the oceans including warming waters, decreasing ice levels and rising seas, according to a recently published report by more than 150 scientists.
Presaging “hundreds of millions" of climate change refugees, Turkey's president said at the U.N. General Assembly that the world needs to find a way to contend with its existing refugees who are fleeing conflict.
Farmers in Guatemala are facing rapidly deteriorating crop conditions, triggered by extended periods of drought followed by torrential rains, and more catastrophic weather events as the climate warms. Climatologists warn it will only get worse, and disproportionately impact impoverished countries.
With the catastrophic effects of this summer's unprecedented wildfires still being counted, leaders from around the Mediterranean – the European region most at risk from climate change – have vowed to intensify their efforts to tackle the challenges posed by extreme weather.
As climate change worsens, we're facing a dangerous feedback loop: more frequent extreme weather events increase heating and cooling demand, risking more greenhouse gas emissions that worsen the climate crisis.