climate change

Co-ordination is crucial to tackle Somalian drought crisis

From 2016-2017, Somalia encountered four consecutive poor rainy seasons which resulted...

Health benefits of climate action far outweigh the costs, say WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) launched a special report at the United Nations...

Turning rain water into a resource

Recurrent floods, typhoons, and hurricanes have left cities around the world inundated...

World Bank to invest $200bn to fight climate change

The World Bank is set to make a total of $200bn (£157bn) available to fund...

Biggest threat to global health is Climate Change, warn doctors

According to a recent report in The Lancet Medical Journal, climate change will bring...

Costa Rica urged to consider climate change when outlining budgets

Costa Rica is prone to experiencing extreme weather events such as hurricanes and...

Caribbean launches new early warning system to increase climate resilience

An initiative to improve multi-hazard early warning systems during the dry-season...

UNDP projects aim to prevent further deterioration of Lake Chad

Located 200 kilometers north of Chad’s capital N’Djamena, Lake Chad is...

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...

Biodiversity loss could cause humans to become the first species to document its own extinction

The world must turn its attention to the rapid biodiversity loss that is occurring...

UN report warns Asia-Pacific is falling behind Zero Hunger targets, as millions remain malnourished

According to a recent United Nations report, hundreds of millions of children and...

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....

WHO warns that air pollution is “the new tobacco”

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said...

Great Barrier Reef at risk of bleaching and coral death

Mass bleaching and coral death is expected along the entire Great Barrier Reef this...

Marine life and World Heritage Sites threatened by rising sea levels and pollution

Coastal World Heritage Sites on the Mediterranean Sea are the latest areas to fall...

Investments into the clean-energy industry could help slow climate change

With global concern for climate change growing exponentially, some people are contributing...

Companies turn their attention to food waste as a way to tackle climate change

With the recent release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report...

Grim realities of climate change revealed in IPCC report

The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), consisting...

Costa Rica experiments with drones to monitor remote forests

Deep Forest, a project backed by environmental group Fundecor, is testing drones as...

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...

In the fight against smog, architects in Delhi get creative

Dubai-based architecture firm Znera proposed a plan to address the rampant air pollution...

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...

Lego aims to keep all of its packaging out of landfills by 2025

Lego, the 85-year-old Danish toy company, has announced their commitment to create...

Rising CO2 levels will make food less nutritious, study reveals

A new study has revealed that rising carbon emissions could make food crops less nutritious,...

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...

How is Bangladesh increasing disaster resilience?

Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change in the world,...

UN agreement gives hope for climate migrants

Whether it is floods, droughts or hurricanes, communities facing climate change risks...

Productivity of fisheries will be largely reduced by 2050 due to climate change

The warming of the world’s oceans, which is expected to worsen, has led to the...

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