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Climate change: The environmental disasters we’ve almost fixed

Climate change: The environmental disasters we’ve almost fixed There are no simple solutions to complex problems like climate change. But there have been times in the past when the world has come together to try to fix an environmental crisis. How did we...

What Are the Economic Stakes of Climate Change?

What Are the Economic Stakes of Climate Change? 1) HOW MUCH DOES CLIMATE CHANGE COST? From floods and fires to conflict and migration: economic models struggle with the many possible knock-on effects from global warming. The ballpark IMF estimate is that unche...

Cities are at the Forefront of Climate Change

Cities are at the Forefront of Climate Change “The success or failure of cities will shape opportunities and quality of life for a growing share of the world’s population,” says the National Intelligence Council in its recent analysis of security risks t...

The COP26 summit to fight climate change is about to start. Here’s what to expect

The COP26 summit to fight climate change is about to start. Here’s what to expect A climate extravaganza will get underway in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sunday. President Biden will show up. So will other world leaders and a small city’s worth of diplom...

Climate change: Greenhouse gas build-up reached new high in 2020

Climate change: Greenhouse gas build-up reached new high in 2020 The build-up of warming gases in the atmosphere rose to record levels in 2020 despite the pandemic, according to the World Meteorological Organization. The amounts of CO2, methane and nitrous oxi...

Window for Southeast Asian Climate Action Narrowing: Report

Window for Southeast Asian Climate Action Narrowing: Report The COVID-19 pandemic has provided a rare opportunity for the region to embark on a transition to greener forms of energy. Despite being uniquely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, Southeast...

U.S. DOE awards $20M to produce clean hydrogen energy from nuclear power

U.S. DOE awards $20M to produce clean hydrogen energy from nuclear power The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $20 million in funding to demonstrate technology that will produce clean hydrogen energy from nuclear power. The project, based in Arizona, w...

Asia making encouraging progress in building a sustainable future

Asia making encouraging progress in building a sustainable future Asia will be one of the most severely hit regions of the world if it doesn’t take decisive action to forestall the fallout from climate change. There are signs it has begun to do so. THE u...

Climate Change in East Asia and the Pacific Impacts DOD

Climate Change in East Asia and the Pacific Impacts DOD OCT. 19, 2021 | BY CLIMATE POLICY TEAM, OFFICE OF DEFENSE FOR STRATEGY, PLANS AND CAPABILITIES The defense secretary has called climate change an “existential threat.” Last spring, at the Lead...

The world won’t be able to reach carbon neutrality without Asia, Suntory CEO says

The world won’t be able to reach carbon neutrality without Asia, Suntory CEO says The world needs Asia to address climate change — if not, net-zero emissions will be out of reach, the CEO of a Japanese beverage giant said this week. Asia plays an important...

Three African Countries Need $280 Billion for Climate Change

Three African Countries Need $280 Billion for Climate Change Investments of about $280 billion will be needed to cope with the effects of climate change in 35 cities in South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia by 2050, new research shows. Africa is the fastest urbaniz...

Over 100 million people in Africa threatened by climate change

Over 100 million people in Africa threatened by climate change WMO report warns 1.3 billion people remain ‘extremely vulnerable’ as the continent warms more and at a faster rate than global average. A new report by the United Nations has warned that more t...

Rural Australians are living climate change in real time – and unlike politicians who scapegoat us, we’re taking action

Rural Australians are living climate change in real time – and unlike politicians who scapegoat us, we’re taking action Watching your land wither before your eyes is gut-wrenching, so we’ve been listening to the science and responding. But we can’t do ...

UN-backed report reveals rising climate change risk across Africa

UN-backed report reveals rising climate change risk across Africa The State of the Climate in Africa 2020 report highlights the continent’s disproportionate vulnerability but also reveals how investing in climate adaptation, early warning systems, and weathe...

India among 11 ‘countries of concern’ on climate change for U.S. spy agencies

India among 11 ‘countries of concern’ on climate change for U.S. spy agencies WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Afghanistan, India and Pakistan were among 11 countries singled out by U.S. intelligence agencies on Thursday as being “highly ...

By 2500, Climate Change May Completely Transform The World

By 2500, Climate Change May Completely Transform The World When modeling the climate, it pays to look long term. Most climate change models illustrate what the Earth will look like by the year 2100. A mere 70 years away, we see that the Earth will undergo sign...

Over 99.9% of Studies Agree: Humans Have Caused Climate Change on Earth

Over 99.9% of Studies Agree: Humans Have Caused Climate Change on Earth If you’re wondering just how much scientific consensus there is that humans have caused the climate of our planet to change, we can now put a number on it: 99.9 percent. That doesn&#...

Maldives calls for rapid and immediate action to fight climate change

Maldives calls for rapid and immediate action to fight climate change The world’s largest carbon emitters are not listening to what’s happening to countries facing extreme weather changes, said the minister of environment of Maldives, an island nation at r...

Despite climate change promises, governments plan to ramp up fossil fuel production

Despite climate change promises, governments plan to ramp up fossil fuel production Despite lofty commitments by governments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, they are still planning to extract huge amounts of energy from fossil fuels in the coming years, ac...

‘No country will be spared’ from effects of climate change, Biden administration reports detail

‘No country will be spared’ from effects of climate change, Biden administration reports detail (CNN)A series of new reports from the Biden administration will issue a stark warning on Thursday: The effects of climate change will be wide-reaching a...

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