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Food shortage to refugee emergencies — How climate change will reshape the globe

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming goes into climate troubles such as food shortages, refugee emergencies, and other crises that will reshape the globe.

'Earth may be experiencing warmest decade on record'

The figures released by the UK Met Office include data from a number of sources including the latest publication of provisional figures for 2018. Records for annual global average temperature extend back to 1850.


US: Democrats seek Green New Deal to address climate change

The nonbinding resolution calls for a "10-year national mobilization" on the scale of the original New Deal to shift the economy away from fossil fuels such as oil and coal and replace them with renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power.

To meet climate goals, world urged to reuse natural resources

The Circle Economy report said 62 per cent of heat-trapping emissions, excluding land use and forestry, are released during the extraction, processing and manufacturing of goods.

Industry, bureaucrats, NGOs discuss climate issues at environment summit in Delhi

The panellists at the event also discussed how innovative ideas can help to find solutions the most urgent environmental problems.

Explained: What’s in climate change rules

Katowice conference finalises rulebook for implementing 2015 Paris Agreement. A look at what was finalised in the effort to restrict rise in global temperature, and where ground remains to be covered.


New rules on the block

Katowice climate negotiations have yielded a disciplined rulebook for future. It’s now time to deliver.

Flawed document

Rulebook framed at Katowice lists yardsticks to measure GHG reduction pledges but isn’t enough to tackle climate change.

2015 Paris Agreement: Countries inch towards a deal

Brazil had been involved in major stand-off with the developed countries on a few provisions of the new market mechanism to be created for trading of carbon emissions.

Climate talks progress after days of deadlock

Some negotiators and observers, however, were of the opinion that the draft represented good progress on some contentious issues, but needed improvement before it could be agreed to by developing countries.

Climate change Photos

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.


Climate change Videos

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.