Climate Emergency

Climate Emergency

Britain urges nations to deliver on climate pledges this year

Britain called on other nations on Monday to do more to deliver on an agreement struck last year at UN climate talks, with COP26 president Alok Sharma saying this year was the "time to honour our ...

Britain urges nations to deliver on climate pledges this year

Incomes dip for South Asia's women home workers as heat rises

Rising heat and heavier rains across South Asia, as the planet warms, are forcing home-based women workers to cut down on hours as their houses get hotter or are flooded often, resulting in a loss of ...

Incomes dip for South Asia's women home workers as heat rises

2021 among seven hottest years on record: UN

The past seven years have been the hottest on record, the United Nations confirmed Wednesday, adding that 2021 temperatures remained high despite the cooling effect of the La Nina weather phenomenon.

2021 among seven hottest years on record: UN

UNDP study

Women suffer more from climate-induced damages

According to a recent study of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), these disasters cause more damages to women like Sufia Begum than men

Women suffer more from climate-induced damages

Climate change worsening toll of humid heat on outdoor workers: Study

A punishing mix of heat and humidity that makes outdoor labour difficult and dangerous is causing around 677 billion lost working hours a year around the world, according to a new study Thursday that ...

Climate change worsening toll of humid heat on outdoor workers: Study

Last 7 years 'warmest on record' globally: EU

The last seven years have been the hottest on record globally "by a clear margin", the European Union's climate monitoring service reported Monday, as it raised the alarm over sharp increases in ...

his aerial file photo taken on September 20, 2018 shows boats beside a jetty on the dried out bed of the Brenet Lake (French: Lac des Brenets) part of the Doubs river, a natural border beetwen eastern France and western Switzerland, on 20 September, 2018 in Les Brenets

Alaska faces ‘Icemageddon’ as temperatures swing wildly

Extreme weather in Alaska that has brought record high temperatures and torrential downpours has left authorities in the far northern US state warning of “Icemageddon”

Schoolchildren play on melting ice at the climate change affected Yupik Eskimo village of Napakiak on the Yukon Delta in Alaska on 18 April 2019.

Climate-fuelled disasters bring ‘grave’ costs across the globe in 2021

The financial and human costs of climate change are expected to keep soaring unless governments step up efforts to cut emissions and rein in global warming

The coastal area is seen flooded after the embankment is destroyed as the cyclone Amphan makes its landfall in Satkhira, Bangladesh on 21 May 2020.

High temperatures hit Greenland

In Qaanaaq in the north, temperatures reached 8.3C, when the seasonal average is usually -20.1C, DMI said

Icebergs are seen at the mouth of the Jakobshavn ice fjord during sunset near Ilulissat, Greenland, on 16 September 2021

Biden targets cars in climate change battle

President Joe Biden is raising mileage standards for cars and trucks sold in the United States in a bid to limit emissions, as the spending bill he counted on to fund the fight against climate change ...

 In this file photo taken on 17 September, 2019, vehicles drive on the 101 freeway in Los Angeles, California
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