Snowstorm hits Sahara for first time in nearly 40 years

The Algerian town of Ain Sefra — known as "the gateway to the desert" — is probably not the first place that springs to mind when someone mentions snow.

Weather 2016: Year of massive storms and devastating fires

From January's double-whammy of bushfires and floods to the year's steady stream of brutal storms, Australia copped a battering in 2016.

Assessing the impact of landuse change, climate change and reservoirs on suspended sediment load in Da river (China-Vietnam)

Crisis on high At the top of the world a climate disaster is unfolding that will impact the lives of more than 1 billion people. Crisis on high

Betting the Farm: Farmers confront climate change

Climate change is here, and Australian agriculture is acutely feeling the effects. Three farmers explain how it's impacting their lives and livelihoods.

Icebreaker ship moving through Antarctic sea ice

A fast "amplifying feedback" of warming is indicated by melting sea ice. Current greenhouse gas concentrations could warm the world 3 to 7 degrees Celsius (and on average 5C) over coming millennia. That's the finding of a paper published in Nature ...

Gender Differences in Climate Change Perception and Adaptation Strategies: The Case of Three Provinces in Vietnam’s Mekong River Delta

Exploring the climate change concerns of striped catfish producers in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

This study investigated the perceptions on and adaptations to climate change impacts of 235 pangasius farmers in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Data were collected using semi-structured household surveys in six provinces, from three regions along the ...

Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture and Adaptation in Vietnam

Vietnam is likely to be among the countries hardest hit by climate change, mainly through rising sea levels and changes in rainfall and temperatures.

Climate change is already affecting economies around the world

Climate change is affecting businesses and economies at home and around the world. If action is not taken to curb global carbon emissions, climate change could cost between 5 and 20 percent of the annual global gross domestic product, according to a ...