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Major changes needed to reach 2050 net zero emissions: IEA

Major changes needed to reach 2050 net zero emissions: IEA Sales of new combustion engine cars should be stopped by 2035, agency says LONDON (Reuters) — The window of opportunity for reaching net zero emissions by mid-century is narrowing unless the worl...

Climate change: Food production in Africa’s Sudano-Sahelian Zone under threat, finds study

Climate change: Food production in Africa’s Sudano-Sahelian Zone under threat, finds study The Sudano-Sahelian Zone in Africa is the most vulnerable to climate change The Sudano-Sahelian Zone, which comprises 16 countries in Africa, is the most vulnerable to...

At Vatican, Kerry appeals to pope’s ‘moral authority’ to combat climate change

At Vatican, Kerry appeals to pope’s ‘moral authority’ to combat climate change President Joe Biden’s special envoy for climate issues praised the pontiff for his leadership and advocacy for the environment, noting Francis has ‘been ahead of the c...

‘Choosing to Succeed’: Business leadership and climate change

‘Choosing to Succeed’: Business leadership and climate change The quickening debate about how to mitigate and adapt to climate change seldom includes the role of local governments. This is a mistake. Local land-use plans and regulations determine the shape...

Science Must Dig Deeper to Understand Climate Change’s Full Impact, Study Shows

Science Must Dig Deeper to Understand Climate Change’s Full Impact, Study Shows Scientists often study the relationship of global warming and topsoil because soil is an important mediator of climate change. A newly released study indicates it’s critical to...

California’s volunteer ‘Climate Action Corps’ helps fight climate change

California’s volunteer ‘Climate Action Corps’ helps fight climate change A similar program could soon roll out nationwide. In the fight against climate change, California is tapping into an important renewable resource: people power. The state recently l...

Climate change: Ban all gas boilers from 2025 to reach net-zero

Climate change: Ban all gas boilers from 2025 to reach net-zero The International Energy Agency (IEA) says that no new fossil fuel boilers should be sold from 2025 if the world is to achieve net-zero emissions by the middle of this century. It’s one of 4...

Four Things to Know?and a Word of Caution?about EPA’s Climate Change Indicators Website Reboot

Four Things to Know—and a Word of Caution—about EPA’s Climate Change Indicators Website Reboot Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the first updates to its Climate Change Indicators website since 2016, when the previous administ...

Protecting Local Water Can Help Slow Climate Change and Provide Trillions of Dollars in Benefits

Protecting Local Water Can Help Slow Climate Change and Provide Trillions of Dollars in Benefits AUSTIN, Texas — A new paper in the May issue of Nature Communications demonstrates why reducing nutrient pollution in local lakes and other waterbodies produces ...

DOD Exercise Highlights Need to Address Climate Change, Its Impacts

DOD Exercise Highlights Need to Address Climate Change, Its Impacts The Defense Department’s first climate and environmental security “tabletop” exercise, dubbed Elliptic Thunder, highlighted the growing security threats posed by climate and ...

Dry Soils And Drought Mean Even Normal Snowpack Can’t Keep Up With Climate Change In The West

Dry Soils And Drought Mean Even Normal Snowpack Can’t Keep Up With Climate Change In The West Brian Domonkos straps on a pair of cross-country skis and glides through the trees along Mosquito Creek west of Fairplay. It’s May, but there’s still snow in Co...

Climate change and violence in Africa: no time to lose

Climate change and violence in Africa: no time to lose The AU is the first international body to tackle the problem head-on, and it needs global support. Climate change poses serious security threats in Africa. Global organisations, regional communities and co...

Developer Of Aluminum-Ion Battery Claims It Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion, Offering EV Range Breakthrough

Developer Of Aluminum-Ion Battery Claims It Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion, Offering EV Range Breakthrough Range anxiety, recycling and fast-charging fears could all be consigned to electric-vehicle history with a nanotech-driven Australian battery i...

Few Would Fear COVID Vaccines if Policy Makers Explained Their Risks Better

Few Would Fear COVID Vaccines if Policy Makers Explained Their Risks Better Clear messaging and transparency are vital, say some experts on risk assessment and decision-making Unforeseen safety issues routinely emerge after any new medicine or vaccine goes fro...

Record-high: Heat index in Dagupan City reaches 53 degrees Celsius

Record-high: Heat index in Dagupan City reaches 53 degrees Celsius MANILA – The heat index in Dagupan City, Pangasinan reached another record high on Friday at 53 degrees Celsius, the local government said. In a Facebook post, Dagupan City’s Public Inf...

The effects of climate change on cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea

The effects of climate change on cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea As cyclone Tauktae develops over the Arabian Sea, it is now clear that India will see more frequent cyclones every year due to global warming It’s May, and for the second year running, a maj...

Climate Migration: An Impending Global Challenge

Climate Migration: An Impending Global Challenge For months, we have watched the crisis at the Mexican border as migrants tried to enter the U.S. In March, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office estimated that there were 171,700 people attempting to cro...

Why we need to talk about climate migrants

Why we need to talk about climate migrants To say that we are at a critical phase in international efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and limit warming to under 2°C, as mandated by the Paris Agreement, is a major understatement given the increased engage...

April 2021: Ninth-warmest April on record, NOAA and NASA report

April 2021: Ninth-warmest April on record, NOAA and NASA report NOAA data indicate the year 2021 is virtually certain to rank among the 10 warmest years on record April 2021 was the ninth-warmest April since global record-keeping began in 1880, 0.79°C degrees...

City Risk Analysis Shows 43 of World’s 100 Most Environmentally Vulnerable Cities Are in India

City Risk Analysis Shows 43 of World’s 100 Most Environmentally Vulnerable Cities Are in India Some 1.5 billion people live in cities facing the biggest environmental challenges, including threats from climate change and pollution, according to a new rep...

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