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29 03 2020 | 14:45

Global efforts on ozone help reverse southern jet stream damage.

Jet stream appears to have stopped moving south and may be moving back towards normal. International cooperation on ozone-depleting chemicals is helping to return the southern jet stream to a normal…

29 03 2020 | 14:36

Great Barrier Reef suffers third mass coral bleaching event in five years.

The Great Barrier Reef has experienced a third mass coral bleaching event in five years, according to the scientist carrying out aerial surveys over hundreds of individual reefs. With three days of…

29 03 2020 | 14:36

Climate change and human health - risks and responses.

Climate change and infectious diseases Today, worldwide, there is an apparent increase in many infectious diseases, including some newly-circulating ones (HIV/AIDS, hantavirus, hepatitis C, SARS,…

29 03 2020 | 14:33

Coronavirus Holds Key Lessons on How to Fight Climate Change.

When the COVID-19 pandemic is past, societies may adopt some important measures that would lower emissions, from more teleconferencing to shortening global supply chains. But the most lasting lesson…

29 03 2020 | 14:32

With Temperatures Rising, Can Animals Survive the Heat Stress?

A growing number of studies show that warming temperatures are increasing mortality in creatures ranging from birds in the Mojave Desert, to mammals in Australia, to bumblebees in North America.…

29 03 2020 | 14:21

As climate heats up, planners urged to look beyond history to judge risks.

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate predictions based only on what has happened in the past underestimate the likelihood of extreme weather, which could leave people and infrastructure…

29 03 2020 | 14:09

England could face droughts in 20 years due to climate breakdown - report.

Auditor general predicts drought in 20 years as demand rises and climate crisis reduces supply. England is in danger of experiencing droughts within 20 years unless action is taken to combat the…

29 03 2020 | 14:09

Residents of East Africa’s informal settlements can now access better climate information.

As more and more people live in settlements that are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather, one initiative in Kenya and Tanzania aims to mitigate the danger by working closely with communities.

29 03 2020 | 14:00

Coronavirus: 'Nature is sending us a message’, says UN environment chief.

Exclusive: Destruction of wildlife and the climate crisis is hurting humanity, with Covid-19 a ‘clear warning shot’, say experts. Nature is sending us a message with the coronavirus pandemic and the…

26 03 2020 | 10:01

Fridays for Future launches new initiative “Talks for Future.

While Covid-19 (“Corona-Virus”) is spreading worldwide, Fridays for Future is taking responsibility and moving its protests to the internet. Starting this friday the movement will hold weekly…

26 03 2020 | 09:23

What Science Has to Say About the Coronavirus — Climate Crisis Connection. A Press Review.

Understanding how Covid-19 is affecting the climate crisis is of vital importance. There are a variety of narratives emerging across global media channels, with many left wondering if the current…

23 03 2020 | 07:22

Climate change could reverse falling inequality between countries.

Over recent decades, inequality between countries has fallen, in particular due to fast economic growth in China and India. But our new research suggests climate change could reverse this trend. In…

23 03 2020 | 07:11

2020 RES target: what if Poland does not reach it?

Poland, along several other European Union Member States, is unlikely to meet its national 15% renewable energy target for 2020 on time[1]. However, despite the possibility to impose sanctions for…

23 03 2020 | 07:07

Greenland's melting ice raised global sea level by 2.2mm in two months.

Analysis of satellite data reveals astounding loss of 600bn tons of ice last summer as Arctic experienced hottest year on record. Last year’s summer was so warm that it helped trigger the loss of…

23 03 2020 | 06:55

EU should scrap emissions trading scheme, Polish official says.

The European Union should scrap its Emissions Trading System or exempt Poland from the scheme, which helps combat global warming, to free up funds for Warsaw to fight the effects of the coronavirus,…

20 03 2020 | 08:14

Cop26: Boris Johnson urged to resist calls to postpone climate talks.

Expert says early cancellation due to coronavirus would damage hopes of progress. Nicholas Stern, one of the most prominent global experts on the climate crisis, has urged Boris Johnson to resist…

20 03 2020 | 08:12

1.2 billion people to suffer from heat stress due to worsening global warming, study warns.

A new study warned that 1.2 billion people could suffer from heat stress due to the rising global temperatures caused by climate change. A study on climate change revealed that over one billion…

20 03 2020 | 07:56

Tip of the iceberg': is our destruction of nature responsible for Covid-19?

As habitat and biodiversity loss increase globally, the coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics. Μayibout 2 is not a healthy place. The 150 or so people who live in the…

20 03 2020 | 07:35

The Sahel in the midst of climate change.

Rainfall deficits and severe droughts, but also heavy rains and devastating floods: the Sahelian region is experiencing the full impact of climate change and its dramatic consequences on people’s…

20 03 2020 | 07:14

Neste aims for carbon neutral production by 2035.

Sustainable jet fuel developer Neste commits to its production being carbon neutral by 2035. Neste, has promised to step-up its work in sustainability by pledging to become ‘carbon neutral’ by the…