Rappler's latest stories on global warming
The vault holds stocks of the world's agricultural bounty in case of global catastrophe
'This degradation of nature is unprecedented in the history of mankind,' says IPBES executive secretary Anne Larigauderie
China's carbon emissions have dropped by least 100 million metric tons over the past two weeks, the study says
'Extreme weather events could reduce reliability of power supply by 16%, which can easily lead to blackouts resulting huge economic losses,' says the lead researcher
The decline of butterflies, beetles, ants, bees, wasps, flies, crickets, and dragonflies have consequences far beyond their own demise
The new record is 'of course shocking but unfortunately not surprising because Antarctica is warming up with the rest of the planet,' said Greenpeace in a statement
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
Are metal straws and tumblers doing more harm than good? Find out what our latest podcast guest has to say!
'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'
'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
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
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
Scientists stress the urgent need to do more to counter the warming trend
The first UN 'state of nature' report in two decades finds that one million species of plants and animals are threatened with extinction
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
Nakalulungkot na tayong nagrereklamo tungkol sa lumalalang basura ay siya ring nagpaplastikan sa implementasyon ng polisiyang makakalutas sana sa nasabing problema
It's unfortunate that since President Duterte assumed office, our work in the international climate policy arena has come to a screeching halt
In China, some children grow up never knowing that the sky gleams a blue hue and is never gray
We cannot lie down in the face of the overwhelming climate crisis because science can pull us up with the mental muscle that can reinvigorate the resistance
Scientists say global warming could drive a much more dramatic increase in sea levels than current projections suggest
Tagged as the most important climate-related event of the year, the global summit makes headlines around the world as C40 mayors launch a Global Green New Deal
We’ve all languished through record-breaking heat waves. We’ve all suffered through repentance-inducing floods. We all have skin in this game.
If being dramatic means you can influence as many people as possible for a good cause, then what's wrong with that?
I’m not trying to be alarmist or anything, but I think the alarm bells have been ringing for years now, and we just got used to the sound
Philippine banks continue to finance the development of coal-fired power plants, which worsens global warming. If you or your family are one of the millions of clients of these banks, is this how you want your money to grow?
The report is a sobering reminder greenhouse gas emissions, mostly from burning fossil fuels, are driving the planet towards a hothouse climate our species might not tolerate
The report 'highlights the urgent need for the development of concrete actions that halt global warming and the worst effects of climate change,' the Science Advisory Group writes
'The Arctic is the epicenter of global warming, it is the part of our planet which warms most rapidly, where the warming rates are at least twice the global average,' says mission leader and atmospheric scientist Markus Rex
By continuing to finance coal, Philippine banks will only muddle the conscience of their many depositors who love the Earth and their fellow Filipinos
'What we've pointed out on the basis of scientific evidence is that there are certain diets that have a lower carbon footprint,' says Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change co-chair Jim Skea
Globally, July 2019 is marginally warmer than the previous record-hot month, July 2016
While the atmosphere is relaxed and good humored, the people at the camp, many of them new to activism, are all quite serious about their goal – to learn the techniques used by the new generation of climate campaigners
In the Philippines, the terms 'strike' and 'rally' tend to have a bad connotation. Here's why this has to change, and fast.
Visitors now arriving from the last tramstop before the 4,809-meter summit are forced to take 20 steps more each year to reach the retreating 'Mer de Glace,' or Sea of Ice glacier, France's largest
This summer's second heat wave amplifies concerns in Europe that human activity is heating the planet at a dangerous rate
Forecasters predict new temperature highs in a string of countries, including Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and the Netherlands, where the mercury is set to reach 40 degrees Celsius for the first time
'It's quite phenomenal as a statistic, it's just one example among hundreds and hundreds of other records established by global warming,' says a meteorologist at the Canadian environment ministry
Global readings show European temperatures were around 2ºC hotter than normal, and globally Earth was 0.1ºC hotter than the previous June record
Antonio Guterres has spent the past week in the region pushing for urgent action ahead of a UN summit in September billed as a last chance to prevent irreversible climate change
Amid a groundswell of activism on climate change among his affluent beachside electorate and a strong challenge from ex-Olympian Zali Steggall, Tony Abbott is unable to hold on
It is not 'wealthy country warming' that is happening, but global warming. We all live in a planet that has been warming.