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Climate change is heating up the terrorist conflict in Africa’s Sahel region

Climate change is heating up the terrorist conflict in Africa’s Sahel region In Africa’s Sahel region — the current hotbed of terrorist violence — climate change has become a leading cause of worsening conditions. Although Nigeria is not new to securit...

Southeast Asia’s largest bank DBS to phase out thermal coal financing

Southeast Asia’s largest bank DBS to phase out thermal coal financing Singapore bank DBS Group (DBSM.SI) said on Friday it would phase out financing for customers that derived revenue from thermal coal and had committed to zero exposure to the sector by ...

Changes in migratory bird patterns likely caused by climate change, study finds

Changes in migratory bird patterns likely caused by climate change, study finds Capital News Service Migratory bird patterns are shifting as temperatures increase in North America, leaving birds to find new sources of food and adjust to the warmer climate, acc...

The ongoing search for the perfect climate change metaphor

The ongoing search for the perfect climate change metaphor When scientists, environmentalists and marketers talk about climate change, they often do it metaphorically. The atmosphere is a kind of greenhouse. Carbon dioxide is like a heat-trapping blanket. Clim...

BOJ’s Kuroda signals room to debate monetary policy role in climate change

BOJ’s Kuroda signals room to debate monetary policy role in climate change TOKYO (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday he hopes to deepen debate with global policymakers on what role monetary policy can play in addressin...

The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Climate Is Everything’ Cover

The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Climate Is Everything’ Cover To illustrate the dramatic effects of climate change on our interconnected world for the April 26 issue of TIME, we turned the cover canvas over to “an artist who paints without a paintb...

JPMorgan pledges $2.5 trillion over the next decade toward climate change

JPMorgan pledges $2.5 trillion over the next decade toward climate change JPMorgan Chase said Thursday it will commit more than $2.5 trillion over the next decade toward long-term solutions that tackle climate action and contribute to sustainable development. ...

Seeking Cooperation on Climate, U.S. Faces Friction With China

Seeking Cooperation on Climate, U.S. Faces Friction With China John Kerry, President Biden’s climate envoy, is pressing China to do more to address global warming. But he faces an emboldened Beijing leadership that thinks the United States has lagged behind....

Carbon tax could help Asian countries hit climate targets: IMF

Carbon tax could help Asian countries hit climate targets: IMF WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A carbon price that starts low and rises steadily could help Asian countries reach their targets under the Paris climate accord over the next decade, the head of the In...

As climate change threatens world peace, Japan must face up to risk

As climate change threatens world peace, Japan must face up to risk Suga needs to work with Biden on security strategies that include global warming TOKYO — Almost a decade ago, then-President Barack Obama’s White House cited climate change as a &#...

Asia Minute: Storms and Climate Change in Indonesia

Asia Minute: Storms and Climate Change in Indonesia A powerful tropical cyclone cut its way across the Asia Pacific last week. Indonesia was hit particularly hard, and scientists there say climate change played a role. Ten tropical cyclones have hit land in In...

A Just Climate Transition for Africa

A Just Climate Transition for Africa In 2021, developed countries must work with low-income, developing, and emerging economies to chart a path toward a low-carbon future – and clear barriers to progress. This means, first and foremost, delivering the fundin...

Financing climate change in Africa

Financing climate change in Africa Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | As Africa struggles to emerge from shocks caused and accelerated by climate change amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, world leaders have committed to prioritise actions that will help the continen...

New Zealand introduces climate change law for financial firms in world first

New Zealand introduces climate change law for financial firms in world first SYDNEY (Reuters) -New Zealand has become the first country to introduce a law that will require banks, insurers and investment managers to report the impacts of climate change on thei...

We have no clue how climate change will affect most land mammals

We have no clue how climate change will affect most land mammals We’ve only studied the effects of climate change for around one percent of all mammals. At this point, you might think we understand how climate change will impact the planet pretty thoroug...

Climate Change and Terrorism

Climate Change and Terrorism Climate change is a defining global issue of our time. In a recent address to the UN Security Council, John Kerry, the U.S. presidential envoy for climate, remarked that climate change is “the challenge of all of our generations....

Britain wants in-person ‘COP26’ climate change summit this year

Britain wants in-person ‘COP26’ climate change summit this year LONDON (Reuters) -Britain is working hard to make sure it will host an in-person United Nations’ Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, in November and there is no desire to post...

Citing grave threat, Scientific American replaces ‘climate change’ with ‘climate emergency’

Citing grave threat, Scientific American replaces ‘climate change’ with ‘climate emergency’ Scientific American magazine announced Monday that it would stop using the term “climate change” in articles about man-made global w...

Banks Can Suffer Financial Losses From Physical And Transition Climate Change Risk Drivers

Banks Can Suffer Financial Losses From Physical And Transition Climate Change Risk Drivers The physical and transition climate change risk drivers are likely to generate significant costs and financial losses for banks and the banking system globally. Both ban...

Russia Vulnerable to Climate Change, Causing Expensive Natural Disasters

Russia Vulnerable to Climate Change, Causing Expensive Natural Disasters The residents of Irkutsk, one of Russia’s coldest regions, are used to harsh winters. But when the temperature dropped to negative 60 degrees Celsius (-76 Fahrenheit) last January, even...

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