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01 09 2022 | 09:19

Diet for a hotter climate: five plants that could help feed the world

As the planet warms, these five drought-tolerant and highly nutritious crops offer hope for greater resiliency Over the course of human history, scientists believe that humans have cultivated more…

30 08 2022 | 18:00

Climate Change Job Vacancies Update - 30 August 2022

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27 08 2022 | 07:27

William MacAskill: ‘There are 80 trillion people yet to come. They need us to start protecting them’

The moral philosopher gives most of his earnings to charity, says we need more not less economic growth to tackle global heating, and in a striking new book argues that it’s our duty to ensure the…

27 08 2022 | 07:24

The floods tell us the river is sick. We should listen to Indigenous knowledge to help Country heal

Our family, community and Country were severely impacted by the extreme rain and floods around Lismore in February and March 2022. Fortunately, our place at Rosebank was only subject to minor damage…

27 08 2022 | 07:03

At least 38 people killed as ‘tornado of fire’ rages in northern Algeria

Algerian firefighters were on Thursday battling a string of blazes, fanned by drought and a blistering heatwave, that have killed at least 38 people and left destruction in their wake.

27 08 2022 | 06:40

Warning as heatwave could spark cliff falls on England’s south coast

Experts are urging the public to be hypervigilant on south coast beaches as this week’s heatwave could trigger cliff collapses. One geologist said the area seemed the most vulnerable and beachgoers…

27 08 2022 | 06:39

‘I go outside, feel miserable and come home burnt to a crisp’: the people who hate summer

Every day this summer has started with the same routine. I wake up, plunge my head into a sink full of cold water and then check the weather app on my phone. I’m not interested in the forecast for…

27 08 2022 | 06:28

Revealed: how climate breakdown is supercharging toll of extreme weather

The devastating intensification of extreme weather is laid bare today in a Guardian analysis that shows how people across the world are losing their lives and livelihoods due to more deadly and more…

27 08 2022 | 06:12

‘This is the future’: the Oxfordshire village living without running water

Before Carolyn Evans set foot in the shower Wednesday morning, she set a five-minute timer as an emergency tanker outside supplied water. Not enough time, she discovered, to wash her hair as well.…

27 08 2022 | 06:06

Driving out invasive species on islands has high success rate and big benefits – study

Eradicating rats, goats and other invasive animals from islands is one of the most effective tools for protecting wildlife, resulting in dramatic transformations to degraded archipelagos and atolls, …

22 08 2022 | 07:56

Fate of ‘sleeping giant’ East Antarctic ice sheet ‘in our hands’ – study

The fate of the world’s biggest ice sheet rests in the hands of humanity, a new analysis has shown. If global heating is limited to 2C, the vast East Antarctic ice sheet should remain stable, but if…

22 08 2022 | 07:44

Climate change in Cameroon and it’s consequences

In a recent report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) showed the difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of global warming. But unless we reduce emissions rapidly, the world is likely to…

22 08 2022 | 07:27

Africa getting just 12% of financing needed to adapt to climate change -report

2020 finance flows $29.5 bn vs needed $250 bln Turns up pressure on rich countries ahead of COP27 Hurdles include infrastructure, skills, data LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Africa is getting just 12%…

18 08 2022 | 19:11

Climate Change Job Vacancies Update - 18 August 2022

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17 08 2022 | 17:19

SOUTH AFRICA: CFA launches call for low-carbon projects

As part of the Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) programme, the British High Commission in South Africa is launching a call for low-carbon projects that contribute to climate change mitigation and…

17 08 2022 | 17:10

AFRICA: AfDB pushes for SDRs for climate resilience

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is taking steps to strengthen climate finance in Africa. After estimating that Africa will need $1.6 trillion to cope with the effects of climate change by 2030,…

17 08 2022 | 17:07

Inside Somalia’s vicious cycle of deforestation for charcoal

In Mogadishu, the charcoal trade is thriving on the city’s streets, prompted by the sharp rise in gas prices over the past two years. As more Somalis turn to charcoal as an affordable energy option,…

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