Experts are urging leaders to act to prevent global warming

Preventing 'catastrophic' climate change could boost health worldwide, experts say

Action must be taken in the next decade otherwise "the game could be over"

Measures such as cutting consumption of red meat and dairy products are seen as key ways of tackling global warming

A healthier lifestyle will also help fight climate change, says study

Climate change has given people a golden opportunity to improve their health, according to the report

Honeytop supplies all Britain’s major supermarkets with everything from pizza bases and naan breads to tortilla wraps

Climate change could lead to smaller loaves of bread in 2050, scientists say

It's not all bad news for bread lovers though, as yields of grains increase by about 25 per cent, on average, under elevated carbon dioxide conditions

A woman in one of the unregistered IDP cams are suffering from famine. She has not eaten in four days, she says, 24 May 2015 in Sittwe, Burma

Society will collapse by 2040 due to catastrophic food shortages, says study

'The results show that based on plausible climate trends and a total failure to change course, the global food supply system would face catastrophic losses, and an unprecedented epidemic of food riots'

Barn owls’ silent flight inspired the technology

Quieter wind turbines one step closer after Cambridge University scientists develop wing-like technology

Early tests demonstrate that coating the fan blades in this new material could significantly reduce the noise produced by a wide range of machines

How climate-change doubters lost a papal fight

Pope Francis was about to take a major step backing the science behind ­human-driven global warming, and Philippe de Larminat was determined to change his mind.

An exterior view of Lincoln Cathedral

Test-case wind turbine will ruin cathedral view, say Lincoln locals

Local people also fear it would be noisy, damage property prices and threaten wildlife such as endangered lapwings and Marsh harriers

A general view of drilling equipment at the Cuadrilla exploration fracking site

Fracking poses 'significant' risk to humans and should be temporarily banned across EU, says new report

A major scientific study says the process uses toxic and carcinogenic chemicals and that an EU-wide ban should be issued until safeguards are in place

Reverand Nicholas Holtam talks to members of the media in the newly refurbished St Martin-in-the-Fields church in central London's Trafalgar Square

Bishop of Salisbury: Congregants should fast once a month to protect against climate change

When the General Synod is held in July its members will be asked to vote on holding a day of prayer and fasting for 'climate justice'

Pope Francis, pictured in St Peter’s Square on Wednesday, called for a global response

Pope Francis calls for a new system of global government to tackle climate change

In his eagerly awaited encyclical, the Pope made a frank plea to world leaders to ignore the short-term outlook that has always dominated politics

Pope Francis waves to thousands of followers as he arrives at the Manila Cathedral on January 16, 2015 in Manila, Philippines

Pope Francis calls for 'cultural revolution' to stop global destruction caused by climate change

The pontiff's anticipated encyclical called on rich countries to pay their 'social debt' to the poor and stop sacrificing the environment for the economy

Pope Francis says 'the bulk of global warming' is caused by human activity

Pope's encyclical release gets leaked: Here's what learned from the translation

The words are likely to anger some of his conservative critics

Pope Francis has warned that the world is heading for “unprecedented destruction” unless mankind confronts climate change

Pope urges changes to avoid 'unprecedented damage' from climate change in leaked encyclical document

Pontiff rails against 'economic powers' and global financial system but condemns early release of 192-page document

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has dismissed wind farms, such as this one on the outskirts of Canberra, as ‘visually awful’

Tony Abbott brags about halting the spread of 'visually awful' wind farms

The Prime Minister of Australia proclaimed coal to be 'good for humanity'

Protesters, like these in Balcombe in 2013, are critical of planned changes to fracking permits

Government trying to fast-track fracking without public consent

Exclusive: The Government is bidding to change the rules so local residents are no longer consulted at the testing stage

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