At least £1 billion a year needs to be spent on traditional flood and coastal defences in the face of climate change, the Environment Agency has said.
The Committee on Climate Change has recommended the UK sets and pursues a target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.
The world is seeing record sea level rises and devastating floods, storms, heatwaves and wildfires as climate change impacts grow, a UN report has said.
Sir David Attenborough is to present an "urgent" new documentary about climate change, looking at the potential threats to our planet and the possible solutions.
GLOBAL temperatures next year will be at near-record highs, the Met Office has forecast.
GLOBAL wildlife populations have fallen 60% since 1970 as humans overuse natural resources, drive climate change and pollute the planet, a report warns.
CITIES around the world including London and Houston face the threat of flooding as rising sea levels add to existing problems, a report suggests.
MUCH of the planet is currently experiencing some sort of heatwave.
RESEARCHERS who have been monitoring a huge crack in the Larsen C ice shelf, which had left a vast iceberg more than a quarter the size of Wales or four times the size of London “hanging by a thread”, say the rift has finally completed its path through the ice.