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WUWEI, China (Reuters) – After a hard morning planting fresh shoots in the dunes on the edge of the Gobi Desert, 78-year-old farmer Wang Tianchang retrieves a three-stringed lute from his shed, sits...

BERLIN — Officials from around the globe begin three weeks of grueling climate talks Monday that will involve grappling with a number of thorny political issues without the benefit of face-to-face...

There’s a 40% chance that the world will get so hot in the next five years that it will temporarily push past the temperature limit the Paris climate agreement is trying to prevent, meteorologists said. A...

The majority of Australians want action on climate change even if it costs them significant money, with the longest-running poll of attitudes also showing nearly two-thirds would back a ban on new coal...

The Covid pandemic is not over, and may not be over for a long while yet. But with vaccination rates up, this might be a good moment to pause and think about what a microscopic virus has done to our world....

Climate change has shifted Earth’s POLES: Faster ice melting under global warming is causing the magnetic north and south poles to drift around the surface of our planet Magnetic north and south...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. lawmakers, including Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey, on Tuesday reintroduced their “Green New Deal” resolution, their set...

China and America have no shortage of differences, but climate change, thankfully, does not seem to be one of them. After several meetings last week in Shanghai between Chinese climate envoy Xie Zhenhua...

Climate change is making it harder to get a good cup of COFFEE: Rising temperatures could result in bland tasting varieties, study warns Researchers created climate models to predict the impact on coffee...

Climate change is coming for your CHIPS! Rising temperatures are making it harder to grow the potatoes used for French fries, expert warns Russet Burbank is a potato variety in North America used to make...

As part of the global Covering Climate Now initiative, the Herald is dedicating a week of coverage to the issues surrounding the climate crisis. In the first of a series of in-depth interviews with leading...

Climate change has slashed global food productivity by more than 20% in the past 60 years, study reveals Farmers are growing a fifth less food than if weather were the same as in 1961 In warmer areas...

Green berets: Climate change ‘firmly a defence problem’ says army chief in new report that recommends the Armed Forces ‘take transformative action’ to become more eco-friendly Lt...

Bad news for hay fever sufferers: Climate change could worsen allergy season by up to 60 per cent, new model predicts Experts studied pollen levels and weather conditions in Europe over decades  They...

Climate activists ‘perplexed’ as a wind turbine emoji is REJECTED for being too similar to the windmill character Two charities submitted a request for the wind turbine emoji to Unicode last...

Climate change is forcing great white sharks to move to cooler waters further north where the predators are causing populations of endangered wildlife to plummet, experts warn Experts have been tracking...