In Ministry for the Future, Kim Stanley Robinson blends fact and fiction in a remarkable narrative around climate crisis
It’s a roller coaster of a book, one of the most significant pieces of fiction on the climate and ecological crises thus far and must be read by all those in any position to act on what is clearly humanity’s biggest challenge.
The Trump administration had announced its departure from the Paris accord in 2019 but it did not become effective until 4 November 2020, the day after the US election
Nearly 75 percent of residents in small island states — facing the prospect of losing their homelands to rising seas — perceived the climate threat as an emergency.
She said, "The climate and ecological crisis can unfortunately no longer be solved within today's systems."
Antonio Guterres also congratulated Washington for rejoining the World Health Organisation as one of Biden's first actions as president
Researchers have calculated committed warming to take into account that the world has warmed at different rates in different places.
In Netflix's A Life On Our Planet, David Attenborough makes a strong statement about saving humanity
Netflix's A Life On Our Planet is banked on Sir David Attenborough's memories of 94 years on this planet, with profound reflections on the wilderness and the absolute urgency to save humankind from an impending climate-change disaster.
Antarctic Peninsula hottest in three decades; rapid rate of ocean warming may be to blame, says study
Between January and August, temperatures reached between 2 and 3 degrees Celsius on the peninsula, according to researchers at the Chilean Air Force's Frei Base
Due to climate change, more than 1.2 billion people can be displaced in next three decades, finds report
A total of 141 countries are going to face at least one ecological threat by 2050 and regions of sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa are likely to face the largest number.
Wind, solar energy produce 10 percent of global electricity in the first half of 2020, a new report finds
Thirty percent of fossil fuel emissions come from coal power plants, globally, so coal-fired power generation needs to collapse quickly to limit climate change.
Climate change causes Canada's last remaining 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf to break apart into iceberg islands
Temperatures from May to early August in the region have been five degrees Celsius warmer than the 1980 to 2010 average.
Guterres said it was deeply concerning that new coal plants are still being planned, when renewables offer thrice as many jobs, and are cheaper in most countries.
The seepage of the methane was first discovered in 2011 by a team of divers but studies on the site began only in 2016.
Research shows that if warming exceeds 2℃, major ice shelves would collapse, releasing ice, lifting the sea level by up to three metres by 2300.
The study looked at the impact of rising temperatures, human activities like pollution and habit destruction and its effects on different species.
COP26, supposed to take place in Glasgow this year, has been postponed to 2021 because of coronavirus
Another summit on preserving threatened species, that would've taken place in China has also been pushed to next year.
Globally, 2.2 billion people do not have access to drinking water that is water both available and free of contamination.
'Don’t celebrate me if you are not going to listen': Manipuri child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turns down Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign
Child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turned down the offer to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign on International Women's Day, hoping that her refusal will help attract the attention of the government towards her concerns
India has no system to count its climate migrants but ranks fifth among countries most vulnerable to impacts of climate change.
We should do our best to ensure governments meet their commitments to the Paris Accord and reduce emissions to zero by 2050.