SYDNEY: Wildfires are "absolutely" linked to global warming and increasingly intense heatwaves, the UN climate chief has said, as bushfires burned out of control in Australia.

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been leading the effort in collecting scientific evidence of climate change and in looking to answer the most important quest

Monsoon rainfall, crucial for food production in India, is expected to intensify in the future and the rainy season is likely to be longer, according to the draft report by the Intergovernmental Pa

Climate scientists are more certain that ever before that global warming is being caused by human activities, particularly the burning of fossil fuels.

US and European Union envoys are seeking more clarity from the United Nations on a slowdown in global warming that climate skeptics have cited as a reason not to “panic” about environmental changes

The river linking project that is aimed at transferring water from surplus rivers to deficit areas, is a national necessity, Union water resources minister Harish Rawat said on Wednesday.

The world suffered unprecedented climate extremes in the decade to 2010, from heatwaves in Europe and droughts in Australia to floods in Pakistan, against a backdrop of global warming, a United Nat

Global warming accelerated since the 1970s and broke more countries’ temperature records than ever before in the first decade of the new millennium, UN climate experts said Wednesday.

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Thursday that the year 2012 was the ninth warmest on record despite the cooling influence of a La Nina episode early in the year.

Stresses on water supplies aggravated by climate change are likely to cause more conflicts and water should be considered as vital to national security as defense, the United Nations report said on