Ice on Greenland is melting four times faster than it did just 16 years ago, a study reports.

The world is facing the increased risk of political confrontations between major powers, which is hindering solutions to challenges like climate change warns the 14th edition of Global risks report.

Despite the lack of robust empirical evidence, a growing number of media reports attempt to link climate change to the ongoing violent conflicts in Syria and other parts of the world, as well as to the migration crisis in Europe. Exploiting bilateral data on asylum seeking applications for 157 countries over the period 2006–2015, we assess the determinants of refugee flows using a gravity model which accounts for endogenous selection in order to examine the causal link between climate, conflict and forced migration.

Greenland's ice sheet, the second largest in the world, is melting in winter due to heat from the ocean, recent research says.

This BAMS special report presents assessments of how human-caused climate change may have affected the strength and likelihood of individual extreme events. This is the second year that scientists have identified extreme weather events that they said could not have happened without warming of the climate through human-induced climate change.

KATOWICE, POLAND: The world is "way off course" in its plan to prevent catastrophic climate change, the United Nations warned on Monday as nations gathered in Poland to chart a way for mankind to a

This report reflects the data disclosed by 38 regional governments that are members of the 'RegionsAdapt' initiative.

The long-term warming trend has continued in 2018, with the average global temperature set to be the fourth highest on record. The 20 warmest years on record have been in the past 22 years, with the top four in the past four years, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

MAURICE RIVER TOWNSHIP: Rising seas and erosion are threatening lighthouses around the U.S. and the world.

Coimbatore: The state had witnessed a rise in temperature by 0.02C every year between 1951 and 2010 and it has affected the mercury levels in the day and at night, said a weather expert here on Tue

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