The extreme wildfires sweeping the globe this year are affecting the climate in important ways that will long outlast the flames.
Human activities contributing to climate change are making heat waves more frequent, more intense, and last longer.
Water management strategies that account for changing climate conditions and extreme weather events can help reduce risks to water security.
About 8% of electricity is lost worldwide in transmission, resulting in more greenhouse gas emissions that are having lasting impacts.
Teachers are making students more aware of what climate change is, how our choices can contribute to its effects, and how each person can make a difference.
Over 90% of the world’s children breathe toxic air every day. Smart and sustainable future cities can help.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 7 million people die each year due to exposure to air pollution, a problem that extends to the majority of countries around the world.
Arctic sea ice has thinned significantly over the past half century, and its extent has declined by about 10 percent in the past 30 years.
All around the world, heat waves are getting longer and more intense – a deadly consequence of our abundance of greenhouse gas emissions.
Air conditioners consume huge amounts of energy and that’s adding to climate change. And as the global climate grows hotter, there’s even more need to stay cool.
Clothing and textiles production releases 1.2 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases every year – that's more than the combined emissions for all international flights and shipping.