Rappler's latest stories on Climate Change
Days of recent rainfall have extinguished the largest fires and brought those that remain under control
The decline of butterflies, beetles, ants, bees, wasps, flies, crickets, and dragonflies have consequences far beyond their own demise
One-in-six species of bees have gone regionally extinct somewhere in the world
Research shows that some parts of the world may soon cope with up to 6 extreme weather events at once, from heat waves and wildfires to diluvian rains and deadly storm surges
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'We've poured so much CO2 into the atmosphere collectively that our entire planet is swaddled in a great tea cozy of the stuff,' says Prime Minister Boris Johnson
'Australians are quite divided on how to effectively deal with the recurrent bushfires'
The export credit agencies of G20 countries currently provide more than 10 times more state-backed finance to oil, gas, and coal projects abroad than they do to renewable energy schemes
'My name and the #FridaysForFuture movement are constantly being used for commercial purposes without any consent whatsoever,' says Thunberg
Demonstrators and environmentalists say the law does too little, too late
'We must act together in the face of climate emergency,' says Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma
'We had a few demands (coming into the World Economic Forum). Of course these demands have been completely ignored. We expected nothing less,' the teenage climate activist said.
The clock ticks down to 100 seconds to midnight, symbolizing the greatest level of peril to humanity since its creation in 1947
Wealthy nations, the authors note, consume 10 times more resources per person than in the developing world, and produce far more waste
Climate risks could generate a 'green swan' – a reference to the concept of an unpredictable and devastating 'black swan' event developed by philosopher Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The platypus is one of the world's strangest animals, with the bill of a duck, tail of a beaver, otter-like feet, and a venomous spur on its hind leg
You cannot expect local communities to keep rebuilding disaster after disaster, considering the ones hit the hardest are often among the poorest and most vulnerable
The urgent need for electricity access is hardly considered during preparations against disasters; it is only considered in the wake of disasters when supplies have been cut off
YouTube says it downplays 'borderline' video content while spotlighting authoritative sources and displaying information boxes on searches related to climate change and other topics
Some 5,000 people are hoping that their president, Donald Trump, will heed the island's plea to be designated a disaster zone and free up much-needed aid
Hindi namimili ang salitang 'trahedya,' at hindi rin dapat namimili ang salitang 'kaligtasan'
Scientists stress the urgent need to do more to counter the warming trend
Oceans last year are by far the hottest ever recorded. The effects of ocean warming are already being felt in the form of more extreme weather, rising sea levels, and damage to marine life.
The first UN 'state of nature' report in two decades finds that one million species of plants and animals are threatened with extinction
The 'Joker' star gives a speech during Jane Fonda's climate change protest at the Capitol
In his annual speech to Vatican diplomats, the pontiff says climate change was a 'concern of everyone,' despite a tepid response from the international community
Average temperature in 2019 was only a few hundredths of a degree below the 2016 level
(UPDATED) Revellers watch fireworks display from Australia to the United Kingdom to welcome 2020
Countries like Costa Rica offer us promising examples of the 'possible'
British charity Christian Aid says if the countries do not reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, people around the world 'will continue to pay the price'
Germany's fireworks festivities release some 5,000 tons of fine particulate matter into the air on a single night – equivalent to about two months of road traffic, according to a federal environment agency
Nakalulungkot na tayong nagrereklamo tungkol sa lumalalang basura ay siya ring nagpaplastikan sa implementasyon ng polisiyang makakalutas sana sa nasabing problema
Queen Elizabeth II uses her Christmas Day message to pay tribute to young environmental campaigners who were inspired to global action by Swedish teen Greta Thunberg
Climate change threatens the Fulani, nomadic herders of Niger, which is among the world's poorest countries that depends on farming, particularly herding, to provide a livelihood for 80% of its population
The so-called climate package, which includes plans to reduce train ticket prices and increase taxes on plane travel, will take effect on January 1
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says 'the international community lost an important opportunity to show increased ambition on mitigation, adaptation and finance to tackle the climate crisis'
Rich polluters, emerging powerhouses and climate-vulnerable nations grope for common ground in the face of competing national interests
What the Philippines' CHR findings on polluters' liability mean for loss and damage negotiations at COP25
Establishing successful legal cases could be the way to start putting pressure on rich polluting countries to finally make an action on loss and damage
Diplomats from rich nations, emerging giants and the world's poorest countries find fault in a draft agreement put forward by host Chile
As pressure inside and outside the talks mounts, old splits dividing rich polluters and developing nations have reemerged
'We have found, based on the evidence presented before us and also our own research, that carbon majors may in fact be held morally liable and legally liable,' says the Philippines' Commission on Human Rights
'Beating climate change won't require a miracle, it won't require limitless resources, it will require leadership and common sense,' says Michael Bloomberg
It's unfortunate that since President Duterte assumed office, our work in the international climate policy arena has come to a screeching halt
A day after tens of thousands marched in the Spanish capital demanding climate action, 7 environmental groups raise concerns over the role of fossil fuel representatives at the COP25 summit
There are concerns they could enter the village of Ryrkaipy in Chukotka, home to fewer than 1,000 people, and patrols have been set up to monitor their movements
'If we are not courageous enough to take action in these weeks, ... we will be letting down humanity,' says Costa Rica's President Carlos Alvarado
Actors Leonardo di Caprio and Joaquin Phoenix join former US vice president Al Gore in seeking solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
'There is no such thing as clean coal [when] it still emits carbon dioxide and other pollutants,' Rodne Galicha, lead convenor of Living Laudato Si Philippines, says
'While most of the 2020 targets will not be achieved, especially those on biodiversity, there is still a chance to meet the longer-term goals and objectives for 2030 and 2050,' the European Environment Agency says
The World Meterological Organization says global temperatures so far this year were 1.1 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial average, putting 2019 on course to be in the top 3 warmest years ever recorded