Merkel and Rousseff focused mainly on environmental cooperation during a 24-hour visit by the German leader that was also aimed at boosting trade and investment in Brazil’s stagnant economy.
According to UN data, nearly 20,000 people have been affected and 170 killed by the disease since the beginning of the year.
The World Health Organisation has estimated that more than 88 per cent of the existing global burden of disease due to climate change occurs in children under the age of five.
Obama’s move represented a challenge to the rest of the world to take serious action as a global summit to finalize a landmark climate change treaty approaches at the end of this year.
Obama’s climate action agenda is the most ambitious by a US president yet. It is not enough.
Rising temperatures could alter vegetation in Jammu and Kashmir by the end of the century.
Clinton aims to have enough renewable energy in place to power every home in America within 10 years.
The climax of Tuesday’s session was the afternoon audience with Francis, who has become a hero to the environmental movement, to focus world attention on climate change and its effects on the poor.
What can India take away from China’s contribution to fight global warming?
The study also warned around 750 million people in South Asia could face extreme water shortage, or 1.8 billion people could face chronic water shortage by 2050, due to population growth.
The report shows that the direct health impact of climate change come from the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events.
The report shows that the direct health impacts of climate change come from the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, especially heat waves, floods, droughts and storms.
What is the ‘conference of parties’, and why you will hear more about it as the year-end approaches.
The EU and India need to act on clean energy programmes. Time is running out.
“By 2100 we expect 130 to 160 gigatonnes of carbon released into the atmosphere,” Natali told journalists in Bonn.