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Social interactions can help slow climate change: Study

The rate of social learning is key. If that rate is low, with only a few people attempting to mitigate carbon emissions, it will take longer to change social norms and, in turn, to alter climate change predictions.

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.


Paris to Katowice

Nations have the opportunity at Katowice to negotiate a robust rulebook to encourage ambitious climate actions

Bloomberg to mobilise climate finance for United Nations

The initiative will have a one-year term culminating in a UN Climate Summit to be held in September 2019.

Pacific leaders expected to sign new security agreement

Tensions over China and refugees have been running high at the forum after Nauru on Tuesday accused a Chinese official of bullying and temporarily detained a New Zealand journalist.

Record heat, fires worsened by climate change

Climate change is making the world warmer because of the build-up of heat-trapping gases from the burning of fossil fuels like coal and oil and other human activities.


Indian couple selected for ClimateForce Antarctica Expedition

Akshat Jain and wife Sona Jain are making their dream a reality and embark on their voyage of a lifetime to Antarctica on Feb 28.

New star may help decode Sun's effect on Earth's climate

The new study can help us understand how the irradiance of the Sun has changed over time, which is likely to have an effect on our climate, researchers said.

China's top climate official rules out carbon futures, tax

China, the world's biggest source of CO2, has vowed to use "market mechanisms" to help reduce emissions.

Paris climate commitment 'crippling' to US growth: White House

Any backtracking on climate control by US shall have drastic ramifications globally.

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