As I write, many parts of the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico are still reeling from one of the most destructive hurricane seasons in decades. Meanwhile, across the Indian subcontinent more than 1000 people have been killed and more than 40 million have been affected by intense monsoon rains and floods. And closer to home, of course, Peru is still counting the costs of some of the worst floods in living memory.
What he needs from my government in Washington is something more than drills and saws. He needs the Paris Climate Accord with its long-overdue promise of cutting carbon emissions and helping poor countries adapt to a global warming crisis they did almost nothing to create.
Antarctica holds 90% of the world's ice and, what may seem as a cold and desolate place, is in fact one of the most important
The coal industry is cracking, globally. Several nations are declaring themselves coal free, shutting down coal plants and withdrawing billions of potentially stranded coal investments.
People who deny climate change are given to believing in other conspiracy theories, according to a beefed up study of online
Climate change demands a collective response. We can't expect other countries to act if we don't. And as UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said: "Science has spoken. There is no ambiguity in their message. Leaders must act; time is not on our side."
A critical report from MPs has accused the BBC of helping to keep the public confused about climate change. Members of the
The Daily Telegraph and Daily Mail have told a committee of MPs that their editorial boards do believe climate change is
It is high time we accepted the science - climate change is real and man-made - and started to implement energy saving measures in everything we do. We need to embrace renewable energy and in so doing drastically cut our emissions of greenhouse gases.
German magazine Der Spiegel recently conducted an interview with Randy Olson, a renowned biology professor and producer of