Climate Emergency News
How long to midnight? The Doomsday Clock measures more than nuclear risk – and it’s about to be reset again
The clock was originally devised as a way to draw attention to nuclear conflagration
World's internet addiction comes at a costs to the climate but it can be a solution to the climate crisis
Among the many items on the COP26 agenda, countries are preparing a roadmap for using artificial intelligence (AI) to fight climate change.
17 young Indians have developed climate-based solutions that are "innovative, sustainable and equitable" with the focus being on strengthening engagement with governments and society.
Russian and Chinese diplomats reiterated their countries’ objections to putting climate change on the agenda of the council, which is charged with maintaining international peace and security.
UN representative said "It's not intended in any fashion to be a meeting in the shadows," but a way to facilitate frank dialogue "rather than pre-prepared statements or reverting to established positions."
These effects, which hit those most vulnerable like minorities, children and poorer communities hardest, are just the beginning.
Around 2,500 people die in lightning strikes around India each year, according to government figures, compared to just 45 in the United States.
She said at the time that the conference in Glasgow should be postponed if everyone could not attend on the same terms.
234 scientists read 14,000+ research papers to write the upcoming IPCC climate report that will assess the state of the global climate.
Every few years, the IPCC produces an Assessment Report, which examines all the scientific literature published in the years since the last report.
World leaders are role playing instead of acting against climate change: Greta Thunberg at climate summit
She said net zero emissions targets of major economics "could be a great start, if they weren't full of gaps and loopholes."
Global average annual losses from disasters in cities were estimated to $314 billion in 2015 and will increase to $415 billion by 2030.
The International Energy Agency reported that global CO2 emissions have returned to pre-pandemic levels, and then some.
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.
Created in 1947, the clock moved to 100 seconds to midnight in January of last year — the closest to midnight it has been in its history.
Literature and climate change: Vinita Agrawal, Ranjit Hoskote and Sumana Roy on politics, intimacy of writing about nature
As the issue of climate change becomes more urgent, the work of writers becomes vital, to remind us of what is at stake, and what is already lost.
In David Attenborough's warning about the Earth's future, a lesson for liberals who have failed to unite for the planet's cause
The ability of some types of stories, such as those rooted in religion and nationalism to unite large numbers of people, has outstripped the ability of other stories, which are rooted in ideas of equality and emancipation, to bring people together.
The govt wants up to 95 percent of the Mediterranean country’s electricity to come from renewable sources by 2040.
We need to reframe eco-anxiety to emphasize hope in the midst of human tragedy, existential threats and climate catastrophe.
Despite the ranking, experts said that govt doesn't have a plan to phase-out fossil fuel and reduce its dependence on coal.