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18 05 2024 | 10:17

Weatherwatch: What’s driving California’s extreme weather?

Changing weather patterns might not have been foremost in Bob Dylan’s mind when he wrote The Times They Are A-Changin’, but his lyrics seem apt now.

18 05 2024 | 10:14

Oceans suffer from record-breaking year of heat amid climate change

The world’s oceans have broken temperature records every single day over the past year, BBC analysis has found. Climate change and planet warming gases are mostly to blame, though natural weather…

18 05 2024 | 10:12

‘On every roof something is possible’: how sponge cities could change the way we handle rain

You might visit Amsterdam for its canals, and who could blame you, really. But the truly interesting waterways aren’t under your feet – they’re above your head.

18 05 2024 | 10:09

The world has a chance to end plastic pollution – the petrochemical giants mustn’t spoil it

Last week, in an enormous convention centre in downtown Ottawa, I joined delegates who have been negotiating over the most important environmental deal since the 2015 Paris agreement on climate…

18 05 2024 | 10:09

Methane emissions from gas flaring being hidden from satellite monitors

Oil and gas equipment intended to cut methane emissions is preventing scientists from accurately detecting greenhouse gases and pollutants, a satellite image investigation has revealed. Energy…

18 05 2024 | 10:05

Turkey’s Yeo to invest $65m in a solar power plant with storage in Zambia

As part of a partnership with local company GEI Power, Turkey's Yeo is to invest $65 million in the construction of a photovoltaic solar power plant equipped with an electricity storage system in…

18 05 2024 | 10:05

Drought Fuels Wildfire Concerns as Canada Braces for Another Intense Summer

As widespread drought raises expectations for a repeat of last year’s ferocious wildfire season, response teams across Canada are grappling with the rapidly changing face of fire in a warming climate…

18 05 2024 | 09:56

Start-up Pula raises $20m for climate insurance for African farmers

A rising star in the African insurtech sector, start-up Pula has just raised $20 million. The aim is to provide climate insurance for small-scale farmers in Africa. At a time when climate change is…

18 05 2024 | 09:55

New Big Oil Tech Masks Climate-Busting Methane Flares from Satellites

A new technology that enables oil and gas companies to burn off methane rather than flaring it may make their operations less visible to nearby neighbours, but will also mask their activities from…

18 05 2024 | 09:52

Excess Heat Becomes Bigger Workplace Hazard as Climate Warms

The UN labour organization is warning that over 70% of the world’s work force is likely to be exposed to excessive heat during their careers, citing increased concern about exposure to sunlight. It…

18 05 2024 | 09:49

NIGER: Chinese gold mines closed after the death of around fifty animals

In Niger, the temporary closure of several gold mining sites in the north of the country was decreed on 3 May 2024 following the sudden death of more than fifty ruminants, victims of suspected…

18 05 2024 | 09:47

Will the Kairouan solar project help Tunisia to shake off its lethargy?

Work has just started on Tunisia's largest solar power plant in the governorate of Kairouan. Developed as part of a public-private partnership (PPP) by the Emirati company Amea Power, this project…

18 05 2024 | 09:45

‘Dismay But No Surprise’ As U.S. Court Quashes Landmark Climate Lawsuit

A United States appeals court panel has dismissed a lawsuit from 21 young people who said the government’s energy policies violate their right to be protected from climate change.

18 05 2024 | 09:40

Tanzania says cyclone no longer a threat

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - Tanzania said a cyclone that made landfall on Saturday has lost its strength and was no longer a threat to the country. Tropical Cyclone Hidaya had triggered heavy rains…

18 05 2024 | 09:37

SOUTH AFRICA: Fortuna water plant relaunched as matter of urgency after its extension

While Balfour, in the municipality of Dipaleseng in South Africa, is experiencing a water crisis, the government is relaunching the modernised Fortuna drinking water plant on 3 May 2024. The…

18 05 2024 | 09:37

Nigeria cuts back electricity sales to overseas customers to boost domestic supply

LAGOS, May 6 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s electricity regulator has ordered the grid operator to cut back supplies to customers overseas to boost domestic supply. In a directive issued last Friday,…

18 05 2024 | 09:34

Pressure piles on Kenya’s president as floods wreak havoc

  The News NAIROBI — Kenya’s president faces mounting criticism over his handling of the country’s worst floods in three decades, even as his government steps up its response to the devastation…

18 05 2024 | 09:17

Chimps are dying of the common cold. Is great ape tourism to blame?

Viruses that cause mild sniffles in humans are devastating populations of chimpanzees and gorillas. In some ape communities, it’s a bigger killer than habitat loss or poaching

18 05 2024 | 09:01

Khalid Baddou: “There’s an explosion of innovation just about everywhere in Africa”.

From 6 to 8 May, some 140 young people from all the sub-regions of Africa gathered on the campus of Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) to try and find innovative ways of solving the continent'…