Showing posts with label climate change. Show all posts
Showing posts with label climate change. Show all posts

Friday, May 18, 2018

1.5 Degree C or Less Would Save Most Species

1.5 Degree C or Less Would Save Most Species
New research finds that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees C would save the majority of the world's plant and animal species from climate change.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Australian gov't commits 379 million USD to save iconic Great Barrier Reef

iconic Great Barrier Reef
The Australian government has allocated 500 million Australian dollars (379 million US dollars) to save the Great Barrier Reef from climate change, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced here on Sunday.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Climate Change to Force 143 Million People to Migrate Internally: Report

Climate Change to Force 143 Million People to Migrate Internally
Climate change will push tens of millions of people to migrate within their countries by 2050, said a latest report by the World Bank Group.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Half of wildlife could disappear from key biodiverse regions due to climate change: report

Half of wildlife could disappear
About half of wildlife and 60 percent of plants in 35 of the world's most exceptional ecosystems and habitats are at risk of extinction due to climate change, said a report based on a study.

Saturday, February 03, 2018

Climate change affecting lake on Roof of the World

fragile ecosystem of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
Qinghai Lake - China's largest inland saltwater lake - completely froze over in late January, two weeks later than normal. Experts said the delay signals the growing effect of global warming on the fragile ecosystem of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

Thursday, February 01, 2018

EU sees Cuba as 'strategic ally' in combating climate change: commissioner

EU sees Cuba as 'strategic ally' in combating climate change
The European Union (EU) views Cuba as a "strategic ally" in fighting climate change and a key partner in the Caribbean, an EU commissioner said here Wednesday.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Climat: les inondations vont se multiplier en Europe, selon une étude

les inondations vont se multiplier en Europe
Les inondations telles que celles que connaît la France depuis quelques jours risquent de se multiplier en Europe en raison du réchauffement climatique, même si celui-ci était limité à 1,5°C, selon une étude publiée lundi.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Extreme drought grips parts of South Africa

drought grips parts of South Africa
South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forces residents to join queues for emergency rations.

Friday, December 15, 2017

EU reaches agreement against climate change

the EU forests absorb the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions each year.
The European Parliament and the European Council on Thursday reached a provisional agreement on accounting of emissions from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF).

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

COP 23: Syria will join Paris Climate Accord

Syrian representatives at the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP 23) in Bonn have announced that their country will belatedly join the Paris Climate Accord, German media dpa and Spiegel reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

UN climate talks open in Bonn

COP 23
The 23rd Conference of Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off in Bonn on Monday with a call to adhere to the path of Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Friday, November 03, 2017

Nations to work on curbing climate change despite Trump

climate change SEA LEVEL
Governments, scientists, industry groups and environmental campaigners are meeting in Germany next week to discuss implementing a global agreement to curb climate change, despite uncertainty over how the United States will figure into the effort.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Siberia's Giant Holes to Hell

A frozen lake has been found in one of the holes, at least proving that it isn't bottomless
Two giant holes are devouring Yamal. Over the past three years they have increased significantly in size and continue to grow. The "Gates of Hell" were first discovered in 2014.

Monday, October 02, 2017

Paris introduces "car-free" day to promote environmental protection

Paris introduces "car-free" day
Paris has banned private cars from its central area for seven hours on Sunday in a bid to promote the fight against pollution and climate change.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

UN Agencies: Global Hunger Rises for First Time in Decade

climate change
Global hunger levels have risen for the first time in more than a decade, now affecting 11 percent of the world’s population, as conflict, climate change and economic woes bite, UN agencies said.

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Extreme weather could kill 152,000 Europeans by 2100 : scientists

Extreme weather
Europe's death toll from weather disasters could rise 50-fold by the end of this century, with extreme heat alone killing more than 150,000 people a year by 2100 if nothing is done to curb the effects of climate change, scientists said.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

More Germans worry about climate change than terror attacks: survey

Berlin
A survey into Germans' greatest fear in the lead up to the national election showed that 71 percent of respondents were most concerned about climate change, while fewer respondents, or 63 percent, feared terror attacks the most, local media reported on Tuesday.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Billions of tonnes of plastic accumulating on Earth

Billions of tonnes of plastic
More than 8.3 billion metric tonnes of plastic has been produced since 1950 according to the first major global analysis of mass-produced plastics.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Russian scientist works on forecasts of climate change in Arctic

Okhotsk Sea
A scientist of the Pacific Oceanology Institute named after Ilyichev, analyzes sediments from lakes and seas to forecast climate changes and development of natural processes in the Arctic and in Baikal. The project has received a grant of 2.3 million rubles ($38,000) from the Russian Science Fund, the project's author Alexander Kolesnik told TASS on Monday.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Trump hints at future talks on Paris climate accord, division still deep

climate change alaska
US President Donald Trump on Thursday hinted a possible change in his position over the Paris climate accord from which he withdrew weeks ago.

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