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Climate research is critical in Africa: how to make it more visible

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Weather and climate have far-reaching effects on every part of life. The timing of seasons, range of daily and seasonal temperatures, the amount of rainfall –...

Climate change: New UNEP report lights the way for financial institutions to shift to...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Launched today at UNEP FI’s Global Roundtable 2020, Financing Circularity: Demystifying Finance for the Circular Economy outlines how financial institutions can help redesign global economies by...

Climate change: Proof in numbers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Last month, as wildfires continued to rage across the American West, Pascal Peduzzi, a climate scientist with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Geneva, followed...

Climate change: 30 of the world’s largest investors set unprecedented 5-year portfolio decarbonization targets

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Thirty of the world’s largest investors with $5 trillion assets under management have collectively agreed on concrete portfolio decarbonization targets that follow the Intergovernmental Panel on...

Climate change to blame for a near doubling of natural disasters in the past...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A UN report published to mark the 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, confirms how extreme weather events have come to dominate the disaster landscape...

Climate change: 370,000 flee their homes, half of South Sudan’s 78 counties have large...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By the time the waters started rising, ethnic violence had already forced South Sudanese mother Vorgol Poulo, her husband, and their seven children to flee their...

Climate change: Africa’s highest mountain –Kilimanjaro on fire

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Tanzania: Communities living near Mount Kilimanjaro have been battling a wildfire on the mountain - Africa's highest peak - that broke out on Sunday afternoon. The cause...

zero plastic waste : Canada will ban single-use plastic items- checkout bags, straws, foodware...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The country plans to ban single-use plastics -- checkout bags, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, cutlery and even foodware made from hard-to-recycle plastics -- nationwide by...

Climate change: European lawmakers back 60 percent CO2 emissions reduction by 2030

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The European Parliament has shown support for a climate target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 60 percent by 2030 from the 1990 levels, according to...

Worst effects of climate change: Climate scientists on Earth’s two futures

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); For more than three decades, climate scientists have accurately forecast how carbon emissions would cause a global rise in temperatures. Now they're looking ahead at the...