Climate News Network
Publishes a daily news story on climate and energy. Our mission has always been to provide reliable, accessible climate science journalism in order to inform a world where climate misinformation is commonplace and where climate change still isn't a mainstream concern.
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Less rain will fall during Mediterranean winters
Mediterranean winters could bring 40% less rain, hurting farmers in what's called the cradle of agriculture -- and not only farmers.
Climate change caused havoc 2000 years ago
An Alaskan volcano once spurred climate change, darkening Mediterranean skies, launching a famine and possibly changing history.
Ocean sensitivity may lower carbon emissions cuts
Ocean sensitivity to atmospheric change is well established. But just how sensitive the oceans are remains a surprise to science.
Ancient coal fires led to prehistoric extinctions
Did eruptions set ancient coal fires burning? Global heating happened 250 million years ago, just as it is happening now.
The wetter world ahead will suffer worse droughts
Things are bad now, but worse droughts are coming. More rain will fall in a warmer world, but not where and when we need it.
Clean ships needed now to cut polluting emissions
The vessels plying the world's oceans release huge volumes of polluting emissions. Existing fleets badly need a clean-up.
Nature's accounts show what the world does for us
People go on getting richer, and the planet pays a mounting price. There's a better way to balance nature's accounts.
Antarctic melting could bring a much hotter future
Antarctic melting can force sea ice retreat of 50 metres daily. CO2 levels are at their highest for 23 million years. Learn from the past.
Sport's carbon footprint is global bad news
The result of sport's carbon footprint is worldwide damage. And global heating is itself penalising players and fans alike.
"Climate progressives' fail on Paris carbon target
Even states seen as "climate progressives" are far from meeting their global commitments to avert dangerous climate change.