[SYDNEY] Australia suffered its hottest summer on record from December through February and forecasts show the southern autumn will continue to be drier and warmer than average, the government...

[SYDNEY] Australia suffered its hottest month ever in January, when widespread heatwaves exacerbated an already devastating drought, fuelled bushfires and contributed to mass fish deaths,...

[CHICAGO] Brutally cold temperatures gripped the US Midwest on Thursday, freezing water mains, causing power outages, canceling flights and straining natural gas supplies.

[CHICAGO] A blast of polar air brought dangerously low temperatures to much of the US Midwest, causing three more deaths on Wednesday (Jan 30), while halting the mail and forcing residents who...

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THIS year will be a major tipping point for renewable energy as mounting pressure on organisations, companies and society to reduce global CO2 emissions reaches boiling point.

[CHICAGO] Hundreds of flights were cancelled and thousands more delayed across the United States on Thursday as a powerful winter storm swept through the center of the country, frustrating holiday...

[SYDNEY] Australia's largest city was picking up the pieces Friday after a series of lightning and hailstorms pummelled cars with ice blocks the size of tennis balls.

WHEN it comes to the Asia-Pacific, it is not hard to observe that the frequency and severity of natural catastrophes impacting the region is increasing. According to UN data, the number of natural...