climate change

IPCC lists simple solutions to climate change crisis; demands action at individual level

The window of opportunity to tackle climate change and secure a liveable and sustainable future for all is rapidly closing. There's no point in sticking to the global warming target of 1.5... Read more »
Sea-level rise, climate change, global warming

Sea-level rise threatens some of the largest global cities

Cities such as Mumbai, Dhaka, Bangkok, Jakarta, Shanghai, Cairo, London, Copenhagen, New York, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires and Santiago will suffer the impact of sea-level rise. #climatechange #globalwarming Read more »
climate change mitigation

Nordic, Indian companies lead climate change mitigation efforts

As the world seems distracted by the pandemic and the Ukraine conflict, some leading corporates have taken it upon themselves to address climate change issues. Read more »
Himalayan ecology, joshimath

Greenland’s glaciers are melting 100 times faster than estimates

A new model for estimating the melt rates of glacial ice finds massive underestimation of ice loss from their vertical faces of Greenland’s glaciers. Read more »
climate change and biodiversity

Climate change may erase more than 25% of species by 2100

The planet is facing its sixth mass extinction event, triggered by climate change and spurred by co-extinctions which will lead to a rapid increase the reduction of biodiversity. Read more »
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UN report seeks doubling of fund flows for climate change mitigation by 2025

Without sufficient finance, the world will fail to achieve its climate change mitigation, biodiversity and land degradation neutrality targets, says a UNEP report. Read more »
loss and damage fund, climate change, carbon trading

What is the loss and damage fund? Why is it key to war on climate change

A debate over the contributors and beneficiaries of the proposed loss and damage fund could derail its formation despite support at UN climate change summit. Read more »
cop27 un climate change summit

COP27: Reparations, energy crisis to dominate climate change conference agenda

Fault lines have begun to appear as world leaders prepare to discuss climate action at COP27 UN climate change conference in Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheik. Read more »
world to miss global warming targets

Global warming: UN report calls for drastic emission cuts

The alarming global warming projections by a UN report may force participants of the upcoming COP27 climate summit commit more towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read more »

G20 presidency: India must focus on climate action, malnutrition

India must leverage the G20 presidency to nudge other nations to take action to ensure international financial stability, climate change mitigation, and sustainable development. Read more »