Last year’s global average temperature was the hottest ever by the widest margin on record, two U.S.

Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record _ it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust.

Half of the global ocean heat content increase since 1865 has occurred over the past two decades, says a new study.

The Amazon basin is a vast continental area in which atmospheric composition is relatively unaffected by anthropogenic aerosol particles. Understanding the properties of the natural biogenic aerosol particles over the Amazon rainforest is key to understanding their influence on regional and global climate. While there have been a number of studies during the wet season, and of biomass burning particles in the dry season, there has been relatively little work on the transition period - the 5 start of the dry season in the absence of biomass burning.

Climate troublemaker El Niño's strength — already tied for the most powerful on record — will peak within the next month before weakening in the spring, according to a forecast issued Thursday.

Climate change made the UK’s record December rainfall, which caused the devastating floods, 50-75% more likely, a preliminary scientific investigation has found.

The Parties to the Montreal Protocol are informed by three Panels of experts. One of these is the Environmental Effects Assessment Panel (EEAP), which deals with two focal issues. The first focus is the effects of increased UV radiation on human health, animals, plants, biogeochemistry, air quality, and materials.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded hottest December in last 114 years in 2015 despite several parts of the country experiencing cold wave conditions in that month.

Parliament — A total of 85 weather stations will be installed in Uganda over the next two years under a $1m project by the Trans-African Hydro-Meteorological Observatory (TAHMO) in an effort to tac

Australia has posted its hottest end to any year as the impact of one of the biggest El Ninos on record began to be felt across the continent.