Friday August 21, 2015
Authorities in the US have ordered the evacuation of thousands of people as fire crews battle wildfires across the Pacific Northwest.
Saturday August 15, 2015
More than a thousand residents in north-central Washington state have fled their homes after a cluster of wildfires erupted around the town of Chelan.
Tuesday August 04, 2015
A wildfire that has destroyed drought-parched terrain in northern California with remarkable speed continues to rage as evacuations expanded and firefighters began to gain some ground against the flames.
Saturday August 01, 2015
A firefighter has died while battling one of the 18 large wildfires raging in California where a state of emergency has been declared.
Friday July 10, 2015
Actor Tom Selleck has tentatively settled a Southern California court complaint that accused him of illegally tapping the public hydrant of a nearby water district to supply his ranch in the midst of a crippling drought.
Thursday June 18, 2015
Pope Francis has called for an ethical and economic revolution to prevent catastrophic climate change and growing inequality.
Wednesday June 17, 2015
North Korea has been hit by what it has described as its worst drought in a century.
Wednesday May 27, 2015
More than 1,100 people have died in a heatwave sweeping India as forecasters warned searing temperatures would continue.
Tuesday May 26, 2015
At least 800 people have died in a heatwave in India as temperatures neared 50 Celsius and roads melted in the capital, New Delhi.
Thursday May 21, 2015
Rising seas and thawing permafrost caused by warmer global temperatures threaten US military bases and will change the way the US armed services defend the country, President Barack Obama said last night.