Tag: climate change
Sit-down demonstrators blocked five bridges over the River Thames in the city centre, including Westminster Bridge next to the Houses of Parliament.
Producing bitcoin at a pace with growing demand could by 2033 defeat the aim of limiting global warming to 2°C.
Beasley warned institutions leading the fight against hunger not to study the roots of (poor people's) misery and merely respond with impressive publications destined only to enlarge library catalogues.
Heatwaves and droughts will periodically cause sharp declines in barley yields, a crucial ingredient in most beers.
Harvard researchers said that installing solar panels would have an impact of around 10 times smaller than wind turbines for the same energy generation rate.
The new law comes amid increased awareness worldwide about the global plastic waste crisis.
Renowned US civil rights activist Katherine Egland delivers sharp rebuke over Penang's plan to build more roads, telling authorities to focus on battling climate change instead.
Four sessions of talks are planned to take place over two years, with the goal of protecting marine biodiversity and avoiding further pillaging of the oceans.
Australia's heavy use of coal-fired power and relatively small population of 25 million makes it one of the world's worst per capita greenhouse gas polluters.
As out-of-control wildfires ravage large swathes of Portugal, Spain and northern California, AFP talked to scientists about the ways in which global warming can amplify the problem.
In the lawsuit, 21 activists said federal officials violated their rights to due process under the US Constitution by failing to adequately address carbon pollution.
Sri Lanka will see a loss of at least US$12 billion a year by 2050 if adequate measures are not taken to deal with temperature rise.
There is currently an uneven pace of seasonal change in the atmosphere above the Northern and Southern Hemispheres’ temperate zones.
China and the European Union have emerged as the biggest champions of the 2015 climate change accord, which aims to keep global temperature increases to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius.
Countries most at risk include India, China, Mozambique, Sudan, Nigeria, Brazil, Pakistan, Indonesia and Bangladesh.
Exxon had a public spat with Alec in December when some members backed by climate sceptics moved to convince the federal government to drop its claim that climate change is a risk to human health.
Using smartphones, visitors to Times Square could see 3-D holograms of ships and marine life floating above them in the flooded square in an augmented reality display.
The change in climate is affecting coffee production in Japan.
The state funds of Kuwait, Norway, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates agreed to push firms to integrate the risk of climate change into their business plans.
In the quest to track down every oil giant and investor that attended a recent climate change meeting with Pope Francis, two non-oil-related attendees have been overlooked: some renewable energy companies.
The main causes were overfishing and climate change.
The climate justice movement has been gaining traction around the world.
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine now agrees with the dominant perspective regarding climate change.
An increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide has been reducing the amount of iron, zinc, protein, and vitamins present in rice.