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Humanity has created an unsafe environment for humans: Luisa Neubauer

In her talk titled 'Why I became a climate activist', she takes us back to her childhood, when she was perturbed by the fact that something so fundamental (like the greenhouse effect) would be squeezed into a single geography lesson.

Russian land of permafrost and mammoths is thawing due to climate change

The thawing of the permafrost — along with other changes triggered by global warming — is reshaping this incredibly remote region sometimes called the Kingdom of Winter. It is one of the coldest inhabited places on earth, and huge; Yakutia, if independent, would be the world's eighth-largest country.

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How to talk to kids about climate change, without making them anxious

An episode of “Big Little Lies,” the show about five women living in Monterey, California, included a second-grader who had an anxiety attack after discussing climate change with a teacher. The girl worried the world was going to end.

Living in denial

President Trump deploys familiar rhetoric against China, India and Russia. He must know world has left behind climate deniers

Like Copenhagen

The city’s journey to becoming carbon neutral could offer lessons to civic authorities around the world

A greener way

Global Environmental Outlook report encourages policymakers to establish links, break silos.

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Explained: Magnetic north pole drifting fast towards Russia

Explained: How it is different from geographic north, why it is drifting fast towards Russia, what that could lead to

New rules, old games

Katowice climate conference offers flexibility to developing nations but also familiar platitudes.

Warming bells

The 24th Conference of Parties (CoP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), that begins tomorrow in the Polish city of Katowice, is the global climate forum’s most significant meet after Paris, 2015. If the two-week long CoP accomplishes all that is on its table, it will have put together guidelines to […]

The Katowice test

UNFCCC summit must heed the frustration of countries that are most vulnerable to climate change.

Climate Change Photos

Earth Hour 2016: Cities turn off lights to call for action on climate change

In Sydney, where the Earth Hour idea originated in 2007, many harbourside buildings fell dark as the city switched off for the tenth year in a row.

Beijing air pollution reaches extremely hazardous levels

More than 200 expressways were closed and residents were advised to stay indoors as China grappled with the worst smog of the year, ahead of the Paris climate meet on Monday (November 30).

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Climate Change Videos

'Trees flying by' | The aftermath of hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle at close to Category 5 strength, causing widespread damage and killing at least two people.

The aftermath of a hurricane, seen from a drone

Aerial footage from North Carolina shows the scale of flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

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Seven countries are home to over half the world's population: News in Numbers

About 53% of the world population of the world lives in just seven countries. Take a look in today's News in Numbers.

How bad rains have been in Mumbai this year: News in Numbers

#NewsInNumbers How bad the rains in Mumbai have been this month. See more: https://bit.ly/2HKLmGN

India, US to launch satellite on climate change in 2021

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): India and the United States are collaborating to build a satellite on climate change which will be launched in 2021, said US ambassador to India Richard Verma.Divulging details, Verma said space agencies are developing NASA –ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar project or NISAR and plan to launch it from India’s impressive geo-synchronised satellite launch vehicle in 2021. Verma added that the satellite will use advance radar imaging to provide an unprecedented detail view of earth.

Climate change: UN report confirms 2015 hottest year since records began

Earth has just experienced the hottest year since records began, according to a report by the United Nations. Greenhouse gases are behind the trend, most scientists believe. Doomsday Clock stuck near midnight due to climate change and nuclear war https://t.co/AuZprhcT6u #Guardian— News, Views, People. (@NewsViewsPeople) January 26, 2016 Researchers have also taken into account factors […]

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Explained: Why Winters Set In Late

A southward shift of two wind systems has allowed the Westerlies to penetrate into the Indian landmass. Indian Express explains how.

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