Towards the end of June, Europe experienced a sweltering heatwave that saw the mercury rise to record highs in some areas.
Global warming will lead to a significant increase in the frequency and severity of extreme heat across the contiguous states, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
The Greenland ice sheet is the second largest body of ice in the world, after its counterpart in Antarctica.
Attenborough said he was encouraged by the action of young people around the world who are publicly fighting for climate justice.
Scientists have identified genetically inherited gut microbes that regulate how much methane a cow produces.
The "equatorial cold tongue" extends from Peru far into the western Pacific, across around a quarter of the Earth's circumference.
Previously, only a handful of lakes locked beneath the ice had been identified.
The timing of the interview came as the Trump administration continues to roll back Obama-era environmental regulations.
The soft drink industry generates vast amounts of waste product. Could some of this be put to good use?
Researchers ran hundreds of simulations for different climate scenarios to see how the ice will respond in the coming centuries.
Declassified film helps scientists show that ice loss has doubled in the last 20 years.
The microscopic life forms live everywhere on Earth, from our digestive systems to the air and the Earth's subsurface.
An international team of scientists is about to embark on a four-year-long study on the Earth's second biggest ocean.
Just 13 percent of millennials said they had actually contacted government officials about global warming in the last year.
Models show how vast landscapes in east of the country will respond under different climate scenarios.
"Climate change does not only affect far away places but also the United States, whose administration has announced withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement," a scientist told "Newsweek."
"We are moving forward to address climate change," EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said.
As the Earth's climate warms, melting ice sheets are expected to lead to an increase in global sea levels.
This subterranean "wood wide web" underpins much of life on Earth and could play a crucial role in limiting climate change.
John Oliver recruited Nye to help highlight the seriousness of global warming.
At the end of the last glacial era, carbon gases trapped on the seafloor escaped, causing drastic warming that helped end the last ice age. A scientist says climate change could cause this process to repeat.
"It is happening faster than anyone predicted," said one of the researchers in a new report.
"Global warming is happening. As a society, we need to understand how species and ecosystems will respond to such change," said study author Lewis Jones.
"As with all climate-related change, the message is clear. We need to limit the production of greenhouse gases," the study co-author told Newsweek.
Misinformation is a tool of oppression and it has no place in classrooms.
"Our American colleagues strongly oppose even mentioning the Paris Climate Agreement in the strategy, as well as the United Nations' 2030 sustainable development goals," Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
"Humanity is undeniably causing elevated rates of biodiversity loss through climate change," scientists warned.
It "tells you a lot," the congresswoman said, that he was "drumming up fear around women's rights to create suspicion around climate change policy."
Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing coral reefs around the world today.