Extreme weather and heat waves attributed to climate change are causing health problems. The World Health Organization says climate change represents a major threat to human health in many ways.
The countries signed onto the Paris Agreement have made pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The promises are at the core of the accord, but can they prevent devastating climate change?
Global warming isn't just an environmental problem — it will affect every aspect of human life. Our response has to be just a wide-reaching — and experts say people power can still save the planet.
From California to Cape Town, from Oslo to the Solomon Islands — local and regional leaders around the world are stepping up their game to fight climate change. Cities will be decisive in limiting global warming.
From rising sea levels to megastorms and drought, how five cities around the world will face their own struggles to adapt to a warming planet.
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