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Memorial plaque installed at Okjokull glacier, the first one in Iceland lost to climate change

After about 100 people made a two-hour hike up a volcano, children installed a memorial plaque to the glacier, now called just ``Ok,'' minus the Icelandic word for glacier.

Iceland bids farewell to 'Ok glacier', the first glacier lost to climate change

Researchers and activists in Iceland have bid goodbye to Okjökull-- country's first glacier lost to climate change in a funeral ceremony with a memorial plaque with inscription-- A letter to the future.

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Explained: How Greta Thunberg's climate strikes became a global movement in a year

Here is a timeline on how the "Fridays for Future" school strikes developed into a global movement and some of the controversies it has seen along the way.

Explained: Who are BASIC, the climate change alliance whose meeting India just attended?

The BASIC countries -- a grouping of Brazil, South Africa, India and China -- wields considerable heft purely because of the size of the economies and populations of the member countries.

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm

Now 16 years old, Thunberg has collected numerous awards, been named Sweden's woman of the year and nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Time magazine included her in its 100 most influential people of 2019.

Trump tells staff to consider buying Greenland: report

The US president has repeatedly asked aides about buying the world's largest island, the Wall Street Journal reports. The real estate magnet is due to visit Greenland's current owner Denmark next month.

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Climate change still threatens key US river after wet winter

The Colorado River supplies 40 million people in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming as well as a $5 billion-a-year agricultural industry.

World’s food supply at risk due to climate change, window to act rapidly closing: UN

The report said measures such as reduction in food wastage, sustainable agriculture practices and shifting of dietary preferences to include more plant-based food rather than animal-based could avoid a part of these emissions without jeopardising food security.

Climate change: Water crisis engulfs world’s 'highest' village

Retreating glaciers and inadequate snowfall during peak winter is threatening the livelihoods and food security of people in Himachal Pradesh’s picturesque Spiti mountain valley.

200 Reindeer starved to death. Experts call it a sign of climate change

Climate change has also made for warmer and longer summers in Svalbard, helping to increase the reindeer populations. That leads to greater competition among the animals for limited food resources, putting them at greater risk of starvation.

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In Greenland, a glacier's collapse shows climate impact

The March mission was part of NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) project, a five-year, $30 million effort aimed at improving sea level rise projections by understanding how warming oceans are melting ice sheets from below - the most ambitious research on the subject to date

'Winter wonderland' — Breathtaking pictures of freezing Niagara Falls go viral

Pictures of the falls have gone viral on the Internet hugely this year and has in turn inspired visitors to brave the bone-chilling cold and take snapshots and selfies at the marvel.

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Climate change is real and it is making hurricanes worse. Here's how

Rising ocean temperatures have fueled some of the most devastating storms in recent years. Kendra Pierre-Louis, a reporter on The New York Times’s climate team, explains how.

With The US Pulling Out Of Climate Change Deal, Should We Say Goodbye To The Paris Accord?

President Trump announced that United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. But it will take more than one speech to pull out: Under the rules of the deal, which the White House says it will follow, the earliest any country can leave is Nov. 4, 2020. That means the United States will remain […]

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News Top 5: US To Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement, Guha Quits Cricket BNoard Panel And More

1. US to withdraw from Paris Climate agreement, Donald Trump says deal not tough enough on India, China 2. Ramachandra Guha quits board panel after he opposed Virat Kohli’s say on coach 3. US Scripps National Spelling Bee: Ananya Vinay is the 2017 champion 4. Deepika Padukone tops Maxim’s Hot 100 list, leaves Priyanka Chopra, […]

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