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Human frontiers: How much heat can the body and mind take?

If planet-warming emissions continue to rise at their current pace, three in four people in the world will face deadly heat by the turn of the ...

Silent killer: Sweltering planet braces for deadly heat shocks

Heat remains underestimated as a threat by governments, aid agencies and individuals.

Vietnam braces for strongest typhoon in decade, orders evacuation

Locals on the north-central coast are putting their faith in sand bags, bamboo poles and ropes to cope with winds of up to 150kph.
September 14, 2017 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

Coal's problem is not climate change

Coal’s long-term problems stem not from politics but from physical properties that make it an inferior source of energy.
September 14, 2017 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Vietnam on red alert as worst storm in years bears down

Doksuri is forecast to hit Vietnam on Friday night with wind speeds of at least 118kph.
September 13, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Climate change threatens Latin America coffee producers

The largest production losses are expected in Honduras, Nicaragua and Venezuela.
September 12, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Cyclones and climate change: connecting the dots

Fewer but stronger, tropical cyclones are keeping global scientists restless.
August 27, 2017 | 06:33 pm GMT+7

As climate change gathers pace, is livestock a problem or solution?

Livestock farming sustains many smallholder farmers here, while a few grow drought-tolerant crops like sorghum and millet.
August 24, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

People must collaborate with the planet to stay out of trouble: scientists

'If we are serious about our human wellbeing - from local communities to the global world economy - we need to now reconnect our entire world to the planet.'
August 22, 2017 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Battling century's worst drought, India's farmers revive traditional grains

'Hybrid varieties need more water, fertilizers and pesticides. They are just not sustainable in this region.'
August 22, 2017 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Floods, landslides kill more than 800 people across South Asia

'The water level has gradually dropped. The flood situation will improve if it does not rain upstream any further.'
August 21, 2017 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

US states, business will step up to meet Paris climate pledge: Gore

The U.S. has quit the the Paris Agreement, under which it had promised to reduce its emissions by 26 to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025.
August 12, 2017 | 12:49 pm GMT+7

As glaciers melt, 'Land of Fire and Ice' watches its history seep away

Europe's largest ice cap is thinning rapidly due to rising global temperatures.
August 10, 2017 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Extreme weather seen killing 152,000 Europeans a year by 2100

Two in three people in Europe likely to be affected if greenhouse gas emissions and extreme weather events are not controlled.
August 05, 2017 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Much of South Asia could be too hot to live in by 2100: scientists

Deadly heatwaves beginning in the next few decades will strike parts of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
August 03, 2017 | 09:42 am GMT+7