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Most internal displacement in East Africa’s Burundi due to rise of Lake Tanganyika

Most internal displacement in East Africa’s Burundi due to rise of Lake Tanganyika Hundreds of displaced families surveyed said they have no hope of returning home Climate shocks, mainly the rapid and significant rise of Lake Tanganyika, caused at least 84 p...

After the West’s response to Covid, Africa cannot expect support on climate change

After the West’s response to Covid, Africa cannot expect support on climate change Western nations have not acted in good faith when it comes to the supply of vaccines. Why should African nations think they will act differently when it comes to climate negot...

Climate Change and Africa: What You and I Can Do Now

Climate Change and Africa: What You and I Can Do Now The science is unequivocally clear regarding the vulnerability of the African continent. Africa is already heating up twice as fast as the rest of the globe, and some 20 countries cutting across the continen...

Climate change is sabotaging education for American students – and it’s only getting worse

Climate change is sabotaging education for American students – and it’s only getting worse The wildfires that ripped through California towns torched school buildings and postponed the start of school as students and teachers were left homeless. A deadly d...

More Europeans are taking climate change seriously. In the U.S., not so much.

More Europeans are taking climate change seriously. In the U.S., not so much. In some countries, the number of people “very concerned” about the personal impact of climate change more than doubled. In the U.S., it’s flat. Intense concern abou...

Climate change: UN warning over nations’ climate plans

Climate change: UN warning over nations’ climate plans Despite all the promises to take action, the world is still on course to heat up to dangerous levels. That’s the latest blunt assessment of the United Nations. Its experts have studied the clim...

Here’s How We (Mostly) Solve Climate Change By 2050 (Part 1)

Here’s How We (Mostly) Solve Climate Change By 2050 (Part 1) Sadly, if we were forecasting likely outcomes based on progress to date, the most likely future course of our climate action is a continuation of the long history of insufficient action in the face...

How inaction on climate change can worsen the crisis in Afghanistan

How inaction on climate change can worsen the crisis in Afghanistan Everything is at stake for Afghanistan at this year’s UN climate conference. After decades of foreign intervention and violent conflict, the American mission in Afghanistan has ended and the...

Climate change: Hydrogen to create jobs – but is it green enough?

Climate change: Hydrogen to create jobs – but is it green enough? Hydrogen could create a “boom” for Pembrokeshire’s energy industry, a boss at the Port of Milford Haven has said. It has been tipped as the energy source of the future, c...

Terminology of climate change difficult for many to grasp, report says

Terminology of climate change difficult for many to grasp, report says More than 200 million people could be forced out of their homes over the next 30 years due to climate change, according to a new report from World Bank. The report says that most people wou...

Why Is It Essential for Rwanda to Race to Zero Carbon Emissions?

Why Is It Essential for Rwanda to Race to Zero Carbon Emissions? Rwanda is on a mission to help lead Africa towards a much greener future. Africa is already facing the significant consequences of climate change, and will only continue to do so as long as immed...

Medical Journals Call Climate Change the ‘Greatest Threat to Global Public Health’

Medical Journals Call Climate Change the ‘Greatest Threat to Global Public Health’ A collection of leading health and medical journals called this week for swift action to combat climate change, calling on governments to cooperate and invest in the environ...

Why climate change is still the greatest threat to human health

Why climate change is still the greatest threat to human health Polluted air and steadily rising temperatures are linked to health effects ranging from increased heart attacks and strokes to the spread of infectious diseases and psychological trauma. People ar...

New Zealand records warmest winter ever as scientists blame climate change

New Zealand records warmest winter ever as scientists blame climate change The changes were are putting pressure on natural ecosystems and over time, more species would face extinction, experts warn. WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The southern winter that just en...

Weather Disasters Have Become 5 Times As Common, Thanks In Part To Climate Change

Weather Disasters Have Become 5 Times As Common, Thanks In Part To Climate Change Climate change has helped drive a fivefold increase in the number of weather-related disasters in the last 50 years, according to a new report published by the U.N. agency the Wo...

Biden Sounds Alarm On Climate Change In Visit To Hurricane-Wracked New Jersey

Biden Sounds Alarm On Climate Change In Visit To Hurricane-Wracked New Jersey President Biden on Tuesday spoke in stark terms about the reality of climate change during a visit to the northeast United States, which experienced deadly flooding and catastrophic ...

Animals are ‘shape shifting’ in response to climate change

Animals are ‘shape shifting’ in response to climate change (CNN)Some warm-blooded animals are experiencing shifts in their body shapes, likely as a response to the pressures of climate change, according to a new review of existing research. Animals...

The case for climate change realism

The case for climate change realism It’s getting harder and harder to communicate the two essential realities of human-caused climate change: that our failure to slow and eventually stop it is contributing to devastating human suffering all over the world, a...

Activists rally in downtown Eugene to raise climate change awareness

Activists rally in downtown Eugene to raise climate change awareness EUGENE, Ore. — Environmental activists gathered in downtown Eugene Tuesday in an effort to raise awareness about climate change. The group says we’re seeing the effects every summer h...

Climate change: Hong Kong must set clear targets, timelines before it becomes too late to avoid weather disaster, experts warn

Climate change: Hong Kong must set clear targets, timelines before it becomes too late to avoid weather disaster, experts warn – City doing ‘too little, too slowly’ despite having talent and technology to lead climate action – Slow progress wit...

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