Every fraction of a degree of avoided warming matters and its value is measured in terms of human lives, species and ecosystems saved.
Greenland glacier melting crosses 'tipping point', won't recover if global warming ended today: Study
Reports of the ice melt in the Arctic – which is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet – have multiplied in recent years.
Researchers explain why relaxed efforts against carbon emissions will not avoid substantial warming.
He chaired the PICC panel from 2002 until he resigned in 2015 after an employee at his research firm accused him of sexual harassment.
Trump dismissed activists for advocating a form of 'radical socialism', which Americans reject – a message that hit home with some in the business-heavy audience.
Total emissions from land must fall 85 percent and the amount of carbon stored by land must increase 10-fold by mid-century.
Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating
At 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, we could expect to lose between 70 and 90 percent of our coral reefs.
Halting global warming, won't stop the major changes underway in the world's oceans, but will buy time to understand future impacts and how to adapt.
The tropics in general and India must focus on the lack of long-term sustained Indian and Pacific ocean observations.
Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report
Experts highlighted that countries will either have to pay the cost of climate-related damages now, or invest in climate adaptation for the future.
IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent
Mitigating climate change and adapting to its effect in high mountains won't be easy, but it is the need of the hour.
IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment
The report looks at the effects of climate change on oceans and has been written by 104 scientists from all over the world.
Saudi Arabia held up the adoption of the Summary for Policy Makers. 30-odd pages that were vetted line-by-line.
Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming
Crowds of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change, heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg.
As of today, systems aren't in place for climate change policies and practises to be seamlessly integrated.
A key point was the role of bioenergy & to what extent schemes should be rolled out to combat climate change.
Double of India's landmass needs to be devoted to biofuels, carbon capture & storage to cap warming at 1.5-deg C.
The study looks at the impacts of a hotter planet & examines how human activities affect temperatures.
Global sea levels could rise by 2 metres displacing around 180 mn people by 2100 says latest UN study
"A sea-level rise of this magnitude would clearly have profound consequences for humanity," the report says.
With many species on Earth dying, the UN has released a study that was three years in the making.