2018 was 4th warmest, but next 5 years could break records

WASHINGTON (AP) — While 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record, British meteorologists are predicting the next five years will be much hotter, even record-breaking. Two U.S. agen...

China's coal project in Serbia adds to climate change worry

KOSTOLAC, Serbia (AP) — A foul smell permeates the air in this gray mining town where people rarely open their windows as thick smoke billows from huge chimneys of Serbia's main coal-fired power stati...

UN weather group: Greenhouse gases in air rose again in 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s weather organization says greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere climbed to a new record level last year, warning that "the window of opportunity" to act against climate chan...

Taiwanese photographer pulls photo from contest after WMO kowtows to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese photographer has withdrawn his entry for a photo competition organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), after the specialized United Nation...

Taiwan demands country name change for photo running in WMO calendar vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau is asking the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to remove the words “Province of China” and leave only “Taiwan” fo...

Taiwanese photo in the running for World Meteorological Organization calendar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A picture taken by a staff member at Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau is in the running to be featured in the World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) calendar...

UN weather agency: 2017 set to be among top 3 hottest years

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s weather and climate agency says 2017 is set to become the hottest year on record aside from those impacted by the El Nino phenomenon. The World Meteorologica...

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UN agency: CO2 concentrations grew at record rate in 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. weather agency is warning that carbon-dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere increased at record-breaking speed last year. World Meteorological Organization ...

Matthew, Otto being retired as Atlantic tropical storm names

MIAMI (AP) — The names Matthew and Otto have been retired for Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes following the deadly 2016 season. According to a statement Monday from the Natio...

UN report: Human footprint 'increasingly visible' in climate

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Hot and wild and with an "increasingly visible human footprint" — that's how the U.N. weather agency sums up the global climate in the past five years. In a...

UN says carbon dioxide at record levels

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached a record high. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Monday that the rise was fu...

UN weather agency: Heat-trapping gas surges beyond milestone

The World Meteorological Organization says heat-trapping gases in Earth's atmosphere are growing faster than before, surging permanently beyond a troubling milestone. The United Nati...

Weather bureau issues sea warning for No.19 typhoon

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a sea warning for this year's 19th typhoon, which as of 11:30 a.m. Wednesday is yet to be named. The tropical storm intensified into a mild typhoon at 8:...

Officials retire storm names Erika, Joaquin and Patricia

MIAMI (AP) -- The organization that names tropical storms and hurricanes says it will retire the names Erika, Joaquin and Patricia following the 2015 season.The World Meteorological Organization annou...