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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...

Australia is shaping up to be the villain of COP26 climate talks

Australia is shaping up to be the villain of COP26 climate talks London (CNN)If Australia’s allies were worried that the country might cause them problems at upcoming climate talks in Glasgow, the events of the past week should leave little doubt in thei...

Wildfire Is Transforming Alaska and Amplifying Climate Change

Wildfire Is Transforming Alaska and Amplifying Climate Change Although conflagrations in lower latitudes get more attention, wildfires across the high north are affecting the planet even more By Randi Jandt, Alison York On June 5, 2019, lightning from an unusu...

U.S. Solar Gets More Expensive in Threat to Climate Change Fight

U.S. Solar Gets More Expensive in Threat to Climate Change Fight Solar prices are rising for the first time in years in the U.S. amid global supply-chain woes, threatening to undermine efforts to fight climate change. Prices rose in every solar-market segment ...

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...

Report: Climate change could see 200 million move by 2050

Report: Climate change could see 200 million move by 2050 BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Climate change could push more than 200 million people to leave their homes in the next three decades and create migration hot spots unless urgent action is taken to reduce glo...

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...

Madagascar on the brink of climate change-induced famine

Madagascar on the brink of climate change-induced famine Madagascar is on the brink of experiencing the world’s first “climate change famine”, according to the United Nations, which says tens of thousands of people are already suffering ̶...

Insights for African countries from the latest climate change projections

Insights for African countries from the latest climate change projections The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – a body of the UN tasked with providing scientific information on climate change – has released a major new report, pulling toge...

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...

Enough With The Climate Jargon: Scientists Aim For Clearer Messages On Global Warming

Enough With The Climate Jargon: Scientists Aim For Clearer Messages On Global Warming Here’s a sentence that’s basically unintelligible to most people: Humans must mitigate global warming by pursuing an unprecedented transition to a carbon neutral ...

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