United Nations and others bodies argue that shifts in climate patterns, often as a result of man-made actions, will become the most potent driver of existing conflicts and future wars in the world.
The Environmental Affairs Department has confirmed the new national climate change bill, that the department is holding public consultations around, is going to push for big co-operate companies to be punished for their excessive carbon emissions.
The North West is one of the provinces facing the greatest risk of the impacts of climate change. These are among the concerns raised during public consultations on the new Climate Change Bill.
Etienne Rigo stands in his sun-baked vineyard in the centre of Belgium, enjoying the fruits of climate change.
With increasingly extreme weather taking a toll on farming and incomes, Zimbabwe has released a trio of climate change policies designed to make the country more resistant to climate pressures and help it meet its international carbon-cutting pledges.