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Australia’s foreign minister Julie Bishop should apologise for claiming the Great Barrier Reef is “not in danger” from climate change
, according to enough scientific evidence to form a small coral atoll.
Sorry. Too glib?
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said this weekend that the organization’s investment focus will be on clean energy and that it will back coal-fired and other fossil fuel projects only when there is “extreme need.” Flying in the face of a ...
could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank warned Sunday.
In a new report on the impact of global warming, the bank said sharp temperature rises would cut deeply into crop yields and ...
The extent of climate change
resulting from human activities has gone beyond a point of 'no return' and the abnormalities, according to a new World Bank report released today.Experts will find these findings damning but it's exactly what ...
College and university endowments have roughly $22 billion, or 5% of their assets, invested in energy and natural resources, according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers.
Traditional fossil-fuel ...
could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank says.In a new report on the impact of global warming, the bank said sharp temperature rises would cut deeply into crop yields and water ...
Some future impacts
of climate change
, such as more extremes of heat and sea level rise, are unavoidable even if governments act fast to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the World Bank said on Sunday.Past and predicted emissions from power ...
Some future impacts
of climate change
, such as more extremes of heat and sea level rise, are unavoidable even if governments act fast to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the World Bank said on Sunday.
Past and predicted emissions from power ...
An 11-year-old girl was among those arrested Sunday as a crowd protested survey work by the Texas-based Kinder Morgan company for a tar sands pipeline expansion through the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby.
In late October, Canada`s National ...
will affect all water-related sectors, including water supply and agriculture, resulting in drought, flood and degradation of coastal ecosystem.
National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia's (Nahrim) Extension Study ...
Next December, 196 nations will meet in Paris to agree a course of action to respond to climate change
. They will do so under the auspices of the UN framework convention on climate change
. This is an international treaty negotiated at the Earth ...
In the summer of 2013, seven American hikers set off on a two-week expedition through Canada`s Arctic tundra. The plan was to experience a pristine landscape rarely seen by humans and, if they were lucky, catch a glimpse of the region`s polar ...
Global investment in tackling climate change
fell for a second year in 2013 to $331 billion, largely due to a drop in the cost of solar power technology, according to an annual report on climate
Overall, the world is falling ...
High in the Peruvian Andes 8,000 alpacas died during a particularly harsh period of cold in the summer of 2004. For the herders who raise and shear these long-haired beasts for a living, it was a huge loss amounting to one fifth of all the ...
NOAA Fisheries issued emergency measures last week to protect Gulf of Maine cod. On the heels of this emergency action, the New England Fishery Management Council has recommended new restrictions to address the depleted cod population, as it ...
Water utilities in Viet Nam, particularly in the Mekong Delta, must take pro-active action to safeguard the sustainability of future public water-supply services, as climate change
is affecting water production, experts said at an international ...
The latest public opinion study out of Yale’s Project on Climate Change
Communication has all the usual hints of optimism we`ve seen in the Project`s many other climate
reports. According to “Climate Change
in the American Mind,” released this ...
China plans to set a cap on coal consumption in 2020, an important step for the country in trying to achieve a recently announced goal of having carbon dioxide emissions peak by around 2030.The State Council, China’s cabinet, released ...
Nearly one lakh premature deaths take place annually due to air pollution in India and some other countries which can be avoided by 2030 by improving energy efficiency measures in transport and industrial sectors, a UN report today ...
Almost as soon as President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping announced their landmark climate
deal last week, there was a torrent of criticism that the pact let China off the hook. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ...
The world must halt fossil-fuel emissions within the next six decades to stave off irreversible impacts
that may stem from a warming planet, the United Nations said.Sometime between 2055 and 2070, any carbon dioxide produced as the result ...
We wear extreme weather as a badge of honor in Minnesota.
But you have to admit we may be feeling a little "weather inferiority complex" given the incredible snowfall totals near Buffalo, New York. The snowfall in Buffalo is the ...
Though Arctic Alaska is warming and permafrost is thawing, the area so far has been spared from the scourge of excessive methane emissions, according to data collected by a NASA-managed research project.
Concentrations of methane ...
After a vigorous six-hour debate, the U.S. Senate failed, by one vote, to pass a bill authorizing the immediate construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
The negative vote - just shy of the required 60 - comes five days ...
Informal adaptation transforms cities. It also challenges a growing emphasis on formal planning, says Marcus Moench.
The science is clear: the future holds more extreme climatic conditions. But what that means for people's lives in ...