Western Canada and the northwestern United States have been facing record-breaking high temperatures for days. An unusual weather system has created a "heat dome" of trapped hot air in the area. The heat is expected to last for several more days.
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This weekend, the "G7", the leaders of several of the world's richest and most powerful countries, met in the United Kingdom. The meeting led to agreements to help poorer countries by offering coronavirus vaccines and money for climate action.
Sea life near Turkey is being threatened by a layer of slimy brown foam on the ocean's surface. The foam, which many people are calling "sea snot", is natural, but it's triggered by pollution and global warming.
Last week was a tough one for fossil fuel businesses. Large oil producing companies in the Netherlands and the United States had some major defeats. The pattern suggests that fossil fuel companies are facing difficult times ahead.
Germany's top court has ruled that parts of the country's 2019 climate action law must be changed because they don't do a good job of protecting young people. The result was a big victory for the nine young people who started the lawsuit.
Taiwan is taking serious steps to deal with its worst drought in 56 years. The extreme dry weather has left many farmers unable to grow crops and is threatening many other businesses in the country.
Earth Day is a day set aside to remind people to protect our planet. It's held on April 22 every year. This Earth Day, US President Joe Biden is holding a virtual meeting on the climate with the leaders of 40 countries.
In today's news roundup, the massive container ship blocking the Suez Canal gets unstuck, inspectors in Galapagos find a suitcase with 185 rare tortoises, and this year, Japan's cherry trees are fully blooming earlier than ever before.
Today, NewsForKids.net takes a look at some recent news stories related to the climate crisis. They include efforts to put a price on pollution, a new US push to tackle the climate crisis, and a suggestion to study dimming the sun.
You might not expect it, but cows are a large source of the greenhouse gases that are driving climate change. Now scientists have shown that the pollution from cows can be reduced by adding a little seaweed to their food.
A year after being hit with massive bushfires, New South Wales, Australia is suffering from record-setting floods. Over 18,000 people have been forced from their homes after several days of heavy rains. More rain is on the way.