Thursday February 26, 2015
More than 200 people have been killed in north Afghanistan in some of the worst avalanches there for 30 years.
Saturday December 13, 2014
UN talks on slowing climate change have been threatened with collapse after China clashed with the United States and led emerging nations to reject a compromise outline of an agreement.
Friday December 12, 2014
A major storm in the US killed two people after hitting northern California and the Pacific Northwest.
Thursday December 11, 2014
Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White has said the issue of climate change is a matter of "life and death" for people around the world.
Wednesday December 03, 2014
This year is on course to become one of the hottest, if not the hottest, on record, according to a provisional analysis by the World Meteorological Organization.
Monday December 01, 2014
A new round of UN climate talks have opened in Peru, aimed at paving the way to a historic deal in Paris in December 2015 to roll back greenhouse-gas emissions.
Saturday November 29, 2014
Sao Paulo, Brazil's drought-hit megacity of 20 million, has about two months of guaranteed water supply remaining as it taps into the second of three emergency reserves, officials say.
Thursday November 27, 2014
The incidence of life-threatening heatwaves could increase more than ten-fold by the end of the century as a result of global warming.
Saturday November 15, 2014
Vladimir Putin intends to cut short his attendance at the Group of 20 summit in Brisbane on Sunday, a Russian source said, with the Russian President facing intense pressure from the West over Ukraine.
Wednesday November 05, 2014
Aid agency Trócaire has said climate change is threatening to undo all of the gains made in fighting poverty in developing countries.