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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The UK has declared a state of emergency on climate change

Britain’s parliament declared a symbolic climate change “emergency” on Wednesday, backing a call by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for “rapid and dramatic action”...

GET THE FACTS: WHY ARE SEA LEVELS RISING?

As our world becomes warmer and warmer, our seas will continue to rise. That’s because the number one cause of sea-level rise is climate...

Dominica: Striving Towards Climate Resilience

The Prime Minister of Dominica described living through the 2017 hurricane season as being on the frontline in war against climate change and has...

China beats annual target for cutting carbon emissions in 2018

BEIJING -- China's carbon emissions per unit of gross domestic product (GDP) were down by about 4 percent in 2018, beating the annual target...

More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief

A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said...

Germany pledges 4 million Euro to tackle challenges of climate changes

Kathmandu-- Germany has pledged additional 4 million Euro for technical cooperation to further upgrade the use of solar energy in order to tackle the...

Glaciers are melting and air pollution is the cause

Deep inside the layers of ice sitting atop the Andes Mountains in Peru is evidence of the earliest human-caused air pollution. Within the core...

The impacts of climate change on mountain have been felt as existential threat

PM KP Sharma Oli Nepal’s case is a unique example of peaceful and democratic transformation. It is a telling testimony that dialogue triumphs the differences;...

Integrating Green and Gray Infrastructure for Water Security and Climate Resilience

"Integrating Green and Gray – Creating Next Generation Infrastructure" is a joint report from the World Bank and the World Resources Institute (WRI) that...

Conference on water, climate change and environment to begin Tuesday

With an objective of highlighting the impact of climate change in various sectors, and exploring ways to mitigate them, a three-day international conference ...