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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Climate change posing threat to mountains in Nepal

Nuwakot : Mountains glowing in the morning sun and the settlement covered by a heavy layer of fog which looks like white cotton in...

Decade ending 2019 likely to be hottest on record

Exceptional global heat driven by greenhouse gas emissions mean this decade will most likely go down as the warmest on record, according to the...

The huge potential of agriculture to slow climate change

Soil’s contribution to climate change, through the oxidation of soil carbon, is important, and soils—and thus agriculture—can play a major role in mitigating climate...

World on course for more than 3 degree spike, even if climate commitments are...

On current unconditional pledges, the world is heading for a 3.2°C temperature rise Technologies and policy knowledge exist to cut emissions, but transformations...

Cascading disasters are causing extreme weather to pack an even bigger punch

In November 2007, strong winds and heavy rain from Cyclone Sidr tore through the southern coast of Bangladesh. Soon, the coastal districts became a...

Over $39 million earmarked by UN-backed fund to combat effects of climate change in...

More than $39 million in funding was approved on Wednesday for a project that will build resilience and mitigate the effects of climate change, benefitting nearly...

Coal addiction ‘must be overcome’ to ease climate change, UN chief

In Thailand for the ASEAN Summit, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited a climate mitigation project in Bangkok's new Centenary Park on Saturday where...

Satellites record second lowest Arctic sea ice extent since 1979

The polar oceans are among the most rapidly changing oceans in the world. The yearly cycle of the build-up and melting of Arctic sea...

In the fight against climate change we need nature now more than ever

Nature-based solutions address major societal challenges, from food and water security, climate change, human health, to resilience The hottest month on record. Wildfires in the...

Greta Thunberg tells world leaders ‘you are failing us’, as nations announce fresh climate...

New York : Speaking at the beginning of the UN’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, the 16-year-old acclaimed climate activist Greta Thunberg, was unsparing...