Wild fire in California continues to burn, forcing thousands to evacuate away from their homes.
A schoolgirl from Johannesburg, South Africa has invented a polymer made of orange peel, which will solve the country’s drought problems.
The American Meteorological Society has released the annual State of the Climate Report for 2015, which shows that last year marks the hottest year ever recorded with global heat, greenhouse gases and sea levels reaching record numbers.
The wildfire has prompted the local government to order the evacuation of thousands of people in the northern area of Los Angeles.
A new study showed that droughts are not only killing trees in the Amazon Forest but also slowing their growth rate, shutting down the ability of the forest to store carbon.
U.S. Forest Service reported more than 26 million dead trees over the past eight months, adding to the 60 million confrimed dead trees between 2010 and October 2015.
Aside from death of trees, drought may also lead to decline in wildlife and even human population.
Can humans survive this? The last time carbon dioxide was regularly above 400 parts per million was before modern humans walked on Earth.
India has recorded its highest temperature ever at 51 degrees Celsius, ravaging much of the country’s crops and killing hundreds.
India plans to start an engineering initiative that would divert water from the country’s rivers to drought-affected areas.
One of the researchers note that the new type of kidney disease, occurring throughout the, is linked with temperature and climate and may be one of the first epidemics due to global warming
Water scarcity caused by climate change can knock down the economic growth of affected regions by as much as 6 percent of GDP by 2050.
Ethiopia is facing one of the worst famines - this is one of the worst in the past 50 years. Africa has always been one of the worst affected when it comes to famines and draughts.
A new study estimates that a staggering four billion people experience water shortage for at least one month out of the year. This is far more than previously thought, researchers say.