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07 04 2020 | 08:55

Monster storm strengthens in Pacific, lashing Vanuatu.

Cyclone Harold is strengthening and threatening Vanuatu, which is still recovering from the devastation unleashed by Cyclone Pam in 2015 Cyclone Harold is strengthening and threatening Vanuatu,…

07 04 2020 | 08:47

Research station in East Antarctica reports its first heatwave.

It was recorded during the 2019-2020 Arctic summer. Researchers at the Australian Antarctic Program reported the first recorded heatwave event at the Casey research station in East Antarctica. The…

07 04 2020 | 08:45

"We can’t go back to normal’: how will coronavirus change the world?

Times of upheaval are always times of radical change. Some believe the pandemic is a once-in-a-generation chance to remake society and build a better future. Others fear it may only make existing…

07 04 2020 | 08:43

As Himalayas Warm, Nepal’s Climate Migrants Struggle to Survive.

Pushed out of their village by a drought and lack of food, a group of Nepalis are fighting to amplify the voices of those forced to relocate by the planet’s warming. DHYE, Nepal — High in the…

07 04 2020 | 08:41

Coronavirus and climate change are two crises that need humanity to unite.

IIED director Andrew Norton looks at some of the emerging impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, and discusses the possible longer-term effects of the pandemic. Coronavirus was declared a pandemic by…

07 04 2020 | 08:35

Antarctica: what it means when the coldest place on Earth records an unprecedented heatwave.

While the world rightfully focuses on the Covid-19 pandemic, the planet is still warming. This summer’s Antarctic weather, as elsewhere in the world, was unprecedented in the observed record.

07 04 2020 | 08:32

Antarctica was warm enough for rainforest near south pole 90m years ago.

Think of Antarctica and it is probably sweeping expanses of ice, and the odd penguin, that come to mind. But at the time of the dinosaurs the continent was covered in swampy rainforest. Now experts…

07 04 2020 | 08:26

How changes brought on by coronavirus could help tackle climate change.

Stock markets around the world had some of their worst performance in decades this past week, well surpassing that of the global financial crisis in 2008. Restrictions in the free movement of people…

07 04 2020 | 08:11

If The Virus Can Decimate Global Economies So Can Climate Change.

When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and the Soviet Union ultimately collapsed in 1991, the world changed. The end to the Cold War corresponded with prosperity, balanced budgets and the rise of dot.coms…

07 04 2020 | 08:09

Antarctica's Denman Glacier is sinking into the world's deepest canyon.

The glaciers of Antarctica are melting at unprecedented rates, and a giant canyon in the continent's rocky underbelly could make matters much worse.

04 04 2020 | 13:50

UN Launches Global Humanitarian Appeal for Vulnerable Countries, WHO Updates Response Plan.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs launched a Consolidated Global Humanitarian Appeal to support approximately 40 vulnerable countries in fighting COVID-19.

04 04 2020 | 13:39

UN Officials Emphasize Importance of Inclusiveness as Meetings Go Virtual.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS The Presidents of the UNGA and ECOSOC stressed the need for maximum transparency and inclusiveness as meetings increasingly take place in virtual, remote formats. They also updated…

04 04 2020 | 13:39

Solar Power Is Sustainable for the Economy, Too.

We've been talking about the potential for the sun's energy for decades. Now it can be more profitable to save the planet than to ruin it.

04 04 2020 | 13:33

Climate crisis may have pushed world's tropical coral reefs to tipping point of 'near-annual' bleaching.

Exclusive: Mass bleaching seen along Great Barrier Reef could mark start of global-scale event, expert warns Rising ocean temperatures could have pushed the world’s tropical coral reefs over a…

04 04 2020 | 13:15

Good Health and Well-being.

We are facing a global health crisis unlike any in the 75-year history of the United Nations — one that the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said is “attacking societies at their core, claiming…

04 04 2020 | 13:12

A collective solution to Covid-19 and climate change.

Only through state intervention can we fight the twin crises of coronavirus and the heating planet.

04 04 2020 | 01:15

Trump weakens fuel economy standards, rolling back key U.S. effort against climate change.

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday weakened one of the nation’s most aggressive efforts to combat climate change, releasing new fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks that handed…

01 04 2020 | 10:59

New report tells grim story of heat, drought and fire.

Record hot weather, drought and a devastating bushfire season in 2019 damaged our environment and natural resources on an unprecedented scale, according to the annual Australia's Environment Report…

01 04 2020 | 10:53

Climate change set to make extreme heat more common - and costly.

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people worldwide struggling with extreme heat and humidity by the end of the century could be more than four times as many as today if planet-…

01 04 2020 | 10:45

Energy Impact Partners: A primer on the next three decades of the energy transition - Part 1.

Energy Impact Partners research lead, Andy Lubershane, releases a five-part series examining technologies needed to fully decarbonize the energy system, relying on as few technology “moonshots” as…