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We Are Living in a Climate Emergency, and We’re Going to Say So

We Are Living in a Climate Emergency, and We’re Going to Say So It’s time to use a term that more than 13,000 scientists agree is needed An emergency is a serious situation that requires immediate action. When someone calls 911 because they can’t breathe...

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Climate change is making your allergies worse

Climate change is making your allergies worse The annual pollenocalypse is here. From Maine to Alabama, clouds of allergens like pollen are wafting over cities, leaving millions of people with watery eyes, headaches, and rashes. 2021 is shaping up to be yet an...

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The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education

The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education In 2018, Scott McAulay had a “Wizard of Oz moment.” He was a final-year architecture student at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland when the U.N. published a report warning that the wo...

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Climate Change Is Affecting Mental Health ? Here’s What You Can Do About It

Climate Change Is Affecting Mental Health — Here’s What You Can Do About It Humans aren’t well-equipped to deal with such a dangerous existential threat over a long period of time. When Sandy Rosenthal and her husband heard that Hurricane Katrina was on ...

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Marin to launch nonprofit to tackle climate change, pollution

Marin to launch nonprofit to tackle climate change, pollution A new nonprofit will be created to implement the goals of “Drawdown: Marin,” a community driven campaign to reduce greenhouse gas emissions below zero and prepare for climate change impacts. The...

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Biden’s Earth Day Summit Aims for Reset on Climate Change

Biden’s Earth Day Summit Aims for Reset on Climate Change A “coming-out party for the United States on climate change.” That’s how University of Maryland Center for Global Sustainability Director Nathan Hultman describes the virtual sum...

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China and US pledge climate change commitment

China and US pledge climate change commitment China and the US say they are committed to working together and with other countries on tackling climate change.It comes after several meetings between Chinese climate envoy Xie Zhenhua and his US counterpart John ...

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...

AFRICA: IFAD and IsDB finance climate change adaptation in rural areas

AFRICA: IFAD and IsDB finance climate change adaptation in rural areas The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group have signed a US$500 million agreement to support countries vulnerable to climate ch...

Climate change: China, Japan and South Korea must work together to end coal use and funding

Climate change: China, Japan and South Korea must work together to end coal use and funding -All three can boost their economies, and those throughout Asia and beyond, by accelerating the shift away from fossil fuels -We have a chance in the economic recovery ...

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...

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