New research from Wits University shows tropical storms are not becoming more frequent but they are moving south - resulting in increased rainfall.
The world's top greenhouse gas emitters, China and the United States, have signed an agreement to work together to address climate change issues.
One reader finds the M&G's Cabinet report cards useful, while another feels slighted after predicting Reeva Steenkamp's death and the paper's zodiacs.
US residents have shared some cool images of the Polar Vortex as subzero temperatures continue to arrest the country.
Humanity is barrelling towards an unrecognisable world. Natural systems will collapse and our civilisation will fail. But do we even care?
The award for Energy Savings in Households recognises and rewarsd people who have implemented innovative energy efficiency applications at home.
While South African companies lead the world in disclosing their carbon emissions, they are doing little to lower them.
Could the vagaries of politics be behind the resurgence of board games?
UN climate talks ran deep into extra time as rich and poor nations butted heads over their contributions to staving off dangerous planet warming.
The second-last day of the global climate change conference in Poland has seen 800 delegates walk out of the talks over a lack of progress.
This year's global climate conference has increased pessimism about the future.
Rich developed countries remain reluctant to compensate poorer nations financially for devastation wrought by increasingly extreme weather phenomena.
Global warming is the chief suspect in the case of the ever-worsening, ever-deadlier typhoons.
A global panel is 'virtually certain' that humans are driving devastating climate change.
2013 is set to continue the trend of all the warmest years on record occuring after 1998, making it the seventh hottest year in recorded history.
Taking the devastation wrought on their country as a warning, the Philippine delegation at COP19 has called for urgent progress on climate change.
LTASs will help to inform key decisions on future development and adaptation planning.
An effective response to climate change depends on measures as comprehensive as the causes of what has been accepted as a global threat to life.
Climate Change Conference expected to determine the parameters of the global response to climate change beyond 2020.