With temperatures already having crossed 40 degree Celsius in some places in Maharashtra, health authorities have circulated a list of standard responses to heat-related medical emergencies to all

Wellington - New Zealand has sweltered through its hottest summer on record and can expect more of the same if climate change continues unabated, the government's scientific agency said on Tuesday.

Dennis Musyoka was singing in a choir in Kitui, a town 180km east of Nairobi, last Sunday when he suddenly collapsed and died.

Dennis Musyoka was singing in a choir in Kitui last Sunday when he suddenly collapsed and died.

Green areas induce smaller increases in the air temperature than built-up areas. They can offer a solution to mitigating the urban heat island impacts during heat waves, since the cool air generated by a park is diffused into its immediate surroundings through forced or natural convection. The purpose of this study is to characterize the effect of several variables (park size, morphology of surrounding urban area, and wind speed) on the spreading of cool air.

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More than 10,000 homes in Australia’s second most populous state were stuck without power on Monday as a surge in demand amid scorching heat overloaded the grid, in the latest blow to the nation’s

This report reviews the trends in average global temperature and the extreme weather events that occurred in 2017. The report finds that the global temperature averaged over the last five years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) has been confirmed as the highest ever on record for any five-year period.

A record summer in Sydney and a series of early-season heatwaves helped make 2017 the city's thirstiest year since 2004, Sydney Water said.

A study has found that humidity will make it too hot for people to work outdoors and in some cases, even survive.

Although not considered in climate models, perceived risk stemming from extreme climate events may induce behavioural changes that alter greenhouse gas emissions. Here, we link the C-ROADS climate model to a social model of behavioural change to examine how interactions between perceived risk and emissions behaviour influence projected climate change.