Climate Change

Building peace in the Sahel depends on climate resilience, says UN

In the Sahel region of Africa, the call for sustainable peace is crucial to minimise...

“Win-win” climate solutions for Ethiopia and Kenya to benefit people and the environment

A recent report “Nordic Green to Scale for Countries/Africa” by Stockholm...

Urban migration is increasing the risk of natural and man-made disasters

Each week, 1.4 million people migrate to cities and urban areas around the world....

Weather and conflict limit Syria’s agricultural production, perpetuating food insecurity

A recent report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)...

Climate change panel to present key global warming report for world leaders, UN reports

The United Nations-run Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its representatives...

Blackouts threaten Africa as temperatures rise and hydropower dams dry out, scientists warn

In recent weeks, outbreaks of communicable diseases such as cholera and Ebola have...

UN chief warns against the perils of continued fossil fuel reliance

United Nations secretary general António Guterres warned that the world is...

Thousands of people participate in demonstrations to show support for climate change

This weekend, demonstrations took place in over 90 countries around the world to call...

Expect more Kerala scale flooding if nothing is done to address climate change, warns Christian Aid

The world should expect and prepare for more frequent and more destructive floods,...

Thousands at risk of food insecurity in Central America following a prolonged period of drought

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has warned that...

Children are most vulnerable to the health risks associated with climate related disasters

A new report published in PLoS One Medicine has revealed that infants and children...

The number of deaths caused by extreme heat could increase dramatically by the end of the century

A new study has found that the death toll from heatwaves could rise by 2,000% in some...

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