Tag: climate change
Cyclone Josie killed five people in Fiji.
US President Donald Trump has taken an axe to the environmental regulations he inherited from his predecessor Barack Obama, cutting dozens of rules ranging from fracking on public land to protections for endangered species.
The United States is on track to meet the targets of the Paris climate agreement despite President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from the accord, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday.
Earth Hour is being observed by millions of supporters in 187 countries, who are turning off their lights at 8.30 pm local time in what organisers describe as the world's "largest grassroots movement for climate change".
The increase in the frequency of extreme weather events is due to the effects of climate change.
New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research said that human-caused climate change was the cause of the heatwave.
The rise in sea level over the next 300 years could be anywhere from 50 centimetres to three metres, depending on greenhouse gas emissions.
Kam Suan Pheng says unpredictable weather conditions will threaten crop cycles and it is time to increase yields for self-sufficiency.
Over 100 million people could become at risk of the effects of floods due to global warming.
A severe coral bleaching event can now be expected to occur every six years.
A group of leading economists has attempted to persuade world leaders to stop investing in fossil fuels.
A massive iceberg has caused problems for many people in southern Chile by splitting from the Grey glacier.
Christiana Figueres will take on a leadership role on Formula E's Global Advisory Board.
Writer says floods may not occur on as large a scale if the authorities follow proper procedures and guidelines for development projects.
Late November temperatures in the southwestern United States are at their highest in decades.
Think tank says state governments must put in place people and systems to handle extreme weather at the most local level, and that Malaysians are a caring lot who’ll get their feet wet to help others.
Institution of Engineers Malaysia says the manual stresses on flood mitigation measures during construction period.
NGO says Malaysia houses more than 20 local environmental groups and has become a strong advocate for the fight against climate change.
The US' withdrawal from the Paris agreement on climate has handed China a golden opportunity to burnish its image as a global leader.
Apart from unhappiness at work, among their other concerns were terrorism, crime and climate change.
The WMO pointed to record 2015 land and sea surface temperatures, unabated sea-level rise, shrinking sea ice and extreme weather events around the world.