Climate Change Frigid temperatures in the U.S. Southern Plains and Midwest may have impacted crops in key wheat-growing areas. Some analysts now believe that “winter kill” may become an issue. Credit Bloomberg Quicktake: Now
Nations are “nowhere close” to the level of action needed to fight global warming, a UN climate action report said on Friday, urging countries to adopt stronger and more ambitious plans to reach the Paris Agreement goals, and limit the temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, by the end of the century.
COP26 finance advisor is under fire for claiming his investment firm Brookfield is ‘net zero’ despite its billions of investments in fossil fuels Mark Carney – former Bank of England Governor and a leading voice in the drive for a greener financial system – has today come under fire for claiming the investment firm he […]
How difficult is it to achieve a net zero investment portfolio? On the face of it, the trend is favourable. BlackRock’s CEO Larry Fink has warned companies that they face increased scrutiny of their carbon-cutting plans and US president Joe Biden has outlined $2tr of commitments in support of climate action at a time when […]
The latest round of national climate pledges falls “far short of what is required” to achieve the targets set out in the Paris Agreement, according to new UN analysis. A new “synthesis report” from UN Climate Change examines the combined impact of the 48 new and updated “nationally determined contributions” (NDCs) submitted by its end-of-year […]
Published February 26, 2021 Editor’s note: This story was originally published by The Guardian. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The frigid winter storm and power failure that left millions of people in Texas shivering in darkness has been used to stoke what is becoming a growing front in America’s culture wars: renewable energy. The […]
Filipino fishing communities find ways to protect their livelihoods against COVID-19 and climate change.
It’s only going to get worse with the increased demands of extreme weather triggered by climate change, he warned.
[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and National Resources (MECCNAR) has on Tuesday commenced a two-day forum to update its National Determined Contribution (NDC) on climate change activities in The Gambia.
And it’s exposing us to new pollens, too.