Climate Emergency

Climate Emergency

G7 climate pledge could shift Asia's coal policy

The G7 wealthy nations failed to go far enough at their weekend summit to halt the use of coal, but a pledge to phase out international funding for new coal power this year could help shift Asia's ...

A coal-burning power plant can be seen behind a factory in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Bangladesh to host V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit in July

The government of Bangladesh has announced it will host the first ever virtual V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit on 8 July

Toilets vital in fight against impact of climate change, infectious diseases

Footprints of climate change ‘evident’ in Himalayas, Karakoram ranges

The study provides a better understanding of the big picture, and allows the scientists to identify and target the areas where further field, remote sensing and modelling research is needed

Footprints of climate change ‘evident’ in Himalayas, Karakoram ranges

EU, US eye more collaboration on climate change: Summit draft

The leaders of the European Union and the United States are set to pledge deeper cooperation on tackling climate change, according to a draft statement prepared for a summit in Brussels next week

EU, US eye more collaboration on climate change: Summit draft

In-person UN summit 'key to addressing climate concerns'

A global summit aimed at tackling pressing climate change concerns must go ahead in-person, the event's president said, as fears mount that delegates will pull out because of surging coronavirus cases

In-person UN summit 'key to addressing climate concerns'

'We expect UK to promote interests of climate vulnerable countries'

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said Bangladesh expects the UK to promote the interests and priorities of climate vulnerable countries to international platforms

'We expect UK to promote interests of climate vulnerable countries'

Climate talks resume online as pressure to act grows

For the first time since 2019 and following a flurry of net-zero pledges from the world’s largest emitters, UN climate negotiations resume Monday in a virtual format just six months before the crunch ...

Protesters with placards and banners block the street during a demonstration organised by climate change activists from Extinction Rebellion outside the Brazilian embassy in central London on 23 August 2019 calling on Brazil to act to protect the Amazon rainforest from deforestation and fire.

Medics march to WHO headquarters in climate campaign

They demanded health authorities make climate change and biodiversity loss their top priorities

Medics march to WHO headquarters in climate campaign

Bangladesh faces hunger risk as rising ‘heat shocks’ ruin rice crops

According to the data, more than 68,000 hectares of rice were either partially or completely destroyed over the two days, affecting more than 300,000 farmers and resulting in losses of an estimated ...

Families of farmers show destroyed rice stalks with no rice grains, just chaff

A year after Cyclone Amphan, for some survivors ‘there is nothing’

A year after Amphan roared through South Asia, killing more than 100 people and causing more than $13 billion in damages, an estimated half-million people in southern Bangladesh’s Khulna, Satkhira ...

Damaged home in Bhola as cyclone Amphan ravages south-western districts of Bangladesh
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