Climate change is hitting hardest the most marginalised communities, and rich countries are still refusing to acknowledge their climate debt.
A Supreme Court environmental case being decided this month is the product of a coordinated, multiyear strategy by Republicans.
More than 1.7 billion city dwellers now experience multiple days each year when heat and humidity reach levels that can make people sick.
South Texas and Georgia residents are expected to face 102°F heat with temperatures reaching 105°F in parts of South Carolina and Nebraska.
18 top scientists have emphasised "the need for transformative change" to take on the connected biodiversity and climate crises.
The natural systems that support life on Earth have been breached, and the human systems remain plagued by inequalities.
As we come ever closer to the tipping points for human existence, once again scientists are sounding a clear alarm.
Without urgent action, an estimated 700 million people will be at risk of displacement by the end of the decade.
We need to focus on decreasing emissions but the rate of increase of CO² remains as high as it has been in the last decade.
A recent study found that the Arctic, long believed to be warming at two times the rate of the rest of the planet, was underestimated.