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Sushi Kitchen KL: Now even vegans can enjoy Japanese cuisine

It's not just the lack of fish at this restaurant that will leave you speechless; these meals aim to help you imbibe better eating habits.

Alaska bakes under heat wave linked to climate change

Local residents say their biggest concern is 'the speed of change and being able to cope'.

Students at UN stage ‘die-in’ to protest climate inaction

Dozens of teenage environmental activists lay down in front of the UN headquarters to draw attention to climate change's consequences.

Receding Chilean glacier a sign of accelerating climate change

Scientists say the unusually warm summer temperatures and high rainfall weakened the glacier's walls.

Little time for farmers to deal with rainfall changes from global...

Climatologist Maisa Rojas says time is running short for countries to prepare their agricultural sectors for the drastic effects of climate change.

Don’t let our children try to save the planet alone

Unless we make serious lifestyle changes today, there may not be a tomorrow for our children.

Can Qatar’s low-carbon city show a greener Middle East future?

Qataris can now stay cool and comfortable in Msheireb Downtown Doha, a 'green' district that aims to be a sustainable city.

At oil industry’s big summit, uncomfortable truths creep in

As protestors glue their hands to the conference venue doors, the oil industry discusses how to correct its current course.

Evidence for man-made global warming hits ‘gold standard’, say scientists

Scientists say that humanity cannot afford to ignore evidence as satellite records prove man-made climate change.

World’s oceans are heating up at quickening pace

The findings debunk previous reports that suggested a so-called pause in global warming in recent years.

Study says world’s oceans are heating up at a quickening pace

The findings in the US journal Science, led by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, debunk previous reports that suggested a so-called pause in global warming in recent years.

Nations agree milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Delegates from nearly 200 states finalised a common rule book designed to deliver the Paris goals of limiting global temperature rises to well below two degrees Celsius.

Grim tidings from science on climate change

Scientists monitoring the Earth's climate and environment have delivered a cascade of grim news this year.

Alarm sounded, nations urged to act at UN climate talks

Nations must agree to a rulebook palatable to all 183 states who have ratified the Paris deal.

Climate correction: when scientists get it wrong

The correction prompted some climate deniers to wheel out the conspiracy theory that manmade global warming is made up.

Saudi Arabia backs down from blocking UN climate report

With the threat removed, the meeting of the 195-nation panel in South Korea swiftly approved the report on how to cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius and what a 1.5C world might look like.

UN report confronts nations with tough choices on climate

A crescendo of deadly heatwaves, floods, wildfires and superstorms engorged by rising seas has convinced scientists that the danger cursor needed to be reset.

Global climate protests peak in US as UN talks falter

Nearly 1,000 events in more than 90 countries delivered two-pronged messages in relation to renewable energy and climate protection.

Study: Global warming will make insects hungrier, eating up key crops

Rising temperatures will stimulate insects' appetites, spelling danger for key staples like wheat, corn and rice which feed billions of people.

Ten ways the planet could tip into ‘Hothouse Earth’

As it is, the world is struggling to curb the manmade carbon pollution that with only one degree Celsius of warming so far, amplifies the likelihood and intensity of deadly heat waves, droughts and superstorms.

Hot weather melts Sweden’s highest peak

July was in many parts of Sweden the hottest on record, with severe drought and some of the worst forest fires the country has ever seen.

Rising temperatures to carry big price tag in steamy Sri Lanka

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.

Should your workplace ban meat?

Environmentalists say livestock farming is a major contributor to global warming.

Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

Countries most at risk include India, China, Mozambique, Sudan, Nigeria, Brazil, Pakistan, Indonesia and Bangladesh.