Met Office: Future weather extremes in the UK ‘may break new records’

The national meteorologic service for the UK warns extreme heat and rainfalls will pose increasing challenges to health, infrastructure and services

The great global bake off: Last month becomes ‘warmest September on record’

Last month was 0.63°C warmer than the 1981-2020 average for September, according to the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service

Current sea level rise ‘matches worst-case climate warming scenarios’

The rising water levels could expose an additional 16 million people to annual coastal flooding, according to a new study

Eastern California ‘may have felt the hottest temperature on Earth since 1913’

Temperatures in Death Valley hit 130°F (54.4°C) on Sunday afternoon

No more fish and chips? Climate change threatens cod populations

Declines in populations are most likely for the fish species associated with cooler waters, according to a report

The heat is on: July 2020 was ‘the third warmest on record’

In the last five years, the earth has experienced the three hottest Julys on record, according to a report by the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service

Climate change could ‘increase yellow fever deaths in Africa by up to 25% by 2050’

Even under the most optimistic climate change scenario, Africa is most likely to experience an increase in deaths, according to a new study

Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean breaks 41-year-old heat record

The unusual temperature was 0.4°C above the old record on 16th July 1979

‘Human-caused climate change has fuelled Siberian heatwaves’

The study notes anthropogenic climate change increased the chances of the Siberian heatwave by at least 600 times

Climate action: UN celebrates 100th Kigali ratification

Liberia is the latest country to commit to reducing the use of hydrofluorocarbons, commonly found in fridges and air conditioning units