By the year 2050, London's climate will resemble Madrid's today; Paris will be more like Canberra; Stockholm like Budapest and Moscow like Sofia, according to a newly-released analysis.... More


Washington, 12 jul (RHC) U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday.... More

Tokyo, July 6 (RHC)-- Japan has resumed commercial whaling after more than 30 years of adhering to a global ban on the practice.... More

Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity - and ultimately our survival - depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of the state of Nature released recently.... More

 Climate study finds ocean temperatures hit record high in 2018.  Photo: Reuters

Washington, January 21 (RHC)-- In climate news, a new study finds Earth’s oceans reached their warmest temperature in recorded history in 2018 -- an ominous sign that greenhouse gas emissions are fueling rising seas and ever more powerful storms. ... More

Havana, January 17 (RHC)-- Rainfall in Cuba has surpassed the historical average for the second consecutive year in 2018 with 1,471 millimeters (mm), specialized press media reported on Wednesday. ... More

Nearly 200 counties adopt “Rulebook” to implement Paris Climate Agreement.  Photo: Democracy Now

Warsaw, December 17 (RHC)-- Delegates from nearly 200 countries have agreed to a United Nations deal on climate change that seeks to keep global temperatures from rising by more than 1.5 degrees Celsius -- or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit. ... More

Greenland ice sheet melting at fastest pace in centuries.  Photo: Reuters

Washington, December 10 (RHC)-- A new report finds Greenland’s ice sheet is melting at the fastest rate in centuries, as atmospheric carbon dioxide levels from human activity continue to increase to historic highs. ... More

 Quebec youth sue Canada, citing gross negligence on climate change.  Photo: Democracy Now

Ottawa, December 7 (RHC)-- In Canada, an environmental group is launching a class-action lawsuit against the government on behalf of the nearly 3.5 million Quebecers under the age of 35, who they say will be the most affected by climate change. ... More

Warsaw, December 5 (RHC)-- A Cuban delegation headed by the country's minister of science, technology and the environment Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya is participating in the 24th Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP 24) in Poland.... More

People take part in a march called "Claim the Climate" demanding Belgian authorities to take action during the COP24, in Brussels, Belgium; December 2

Brussels, December 4 (RHC)-- Thousands marched in Brussels urging the Belgian government to respect its commitments on countering climate change as a United Nations conference on keeping global warming in check got underway in Poland. ... More

 White House tries to hide climate report with devastating conclusions.  Photo: Reuters

Washington, November 30 (RHC)-- In the United States, the White House quietly released a major new climate change report that seems to directly contradict its own environmental policies.... More

Donald Trump denies findings of National Climate Report.  Photo: Reuters

Washington, November 28 (RHC)-- U.S. President Donald Trump has said he does not believe the findings in last week’s government report on climate change.  ... More

14-year-old Gulf of Mexico oil spill among the worst in U.S. history.  Photo: AP

Washington, November 26 (RHC)-- In environmental news, the Washington Post reports that a 14 year-long oil spill off the Gulf of Mexico is set to become one of the worst offshore disasters in U.S. history. ... More

 Report says oceans warming much faster than previously thought.  Photo: Google

Washington, November 7 (RHC)-- In environmental news, the world’s oceans are warming at a much faster rate than previously thought. ... More