climate

Climate scientists: Life on Earth under ‘existential threat’

CLIMATE change poses an “existential threat” to life on Earth, prominent scientists warned on Oct 24, in an assessment on…

8 months ago

What happens in Antarctica doesn’t stay there

WE HEAR a lot about climate wake-up calls. Here’s one you would do well not to ignore: Antarctica had the…

10 months ago

Record-breaking heat bakes US, Europe, China

WASHINGTON, United States – Summer has just begun in the Northern Hemisphere but a brutal heat wave is already gripping…

11 months ago

India’s workers are trapped in a vicious cycle of coal and heat

Continued reliance on the dirtiest fossil fuel means the world’s most populous nation is making its climate troubles worse  by…

1 year ago

Climate: ’Dangerous heat’ could afflict billions by 2100

Countries with highest number of people facing deadly heat in this scenario are India (600m), Nigeria (300m) and Indonesia (100m) …

1 year ago

‘Heat dome’ shows there are no climate havens

FOR a long time, people have mistakenly thought of global warming as a sort of zero-sum game with obvious winners…

1 year ago

IPCC: The climate handbook for a ‘liveable’ future

Further delays in anti-climate change effort could result in catastrophic and irreversible change  EARTH is hotter than it has been…

1 year ago

Indonesia’s US$20b deal to cut coal not enough, says Ember

A landmark $20 billion deal to help fund Indonesia’s transition away from coal isn’t enough to put the country on…

1 year ago

These are the climate numbers to watch in 2023

Oil use led to the 2022 increase, specifically for aviation, as international travel rebounded toward pre-pandemic rates  by ERIC ROSTON …

1 year ago

Six climate breakthroughs that made 2022 a step towards net zero

The damage caused by climate change over this past year was at times so immense it was hard to comprehend. In Pakistan…

1 year ago

SC launches SRI Taxonomy to advance climate, sustainability agenda

It provides universal guiding principles for the classification of economic activities that qualify for sustainable investment THE Securities Commission (SC)…

2 years ago

Climate’s toll on trees threatens the sound of music

by AGNÈS PEDRERO  STROKING a tiny spruce sapling, Swiss forest ranger Francois Villard fears the tree will not withstand global…

2 years ago

Report lays bare Australia’s ‘sobering’ climate challenge

RISING temperatures are fuelling widespread environmental degradation across Australia and supercharging natural disasters, according to a government report released on…

2 years ago