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Warning signs: warmest ever, emission highs

The warmest five-year trend has especially affected large areas of the United States, including Alaska, eastern parts of South America, most of Europe and the Middle East, northern Eurasia, Australia and areas of Africa south of the Sahara.

Climate change in Spiti: 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.

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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.

Teen activist Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic to go to climate meeting

Thunberg, 16, and her crew were escorted into a lower Manhattan marina at about 4 pm, concluding a two-week crossing from Plymouth, England. Hundreds of activists gathered on a Hudson River promenade to cheer her arrival.

The Last Window

Like other countries, India too must act quickly and decisively on the IPCC report.

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.

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NASA scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice

Greenland contains enough ice to make world sea levels rise by 20 feet if it were all to melt. In a single day this month, it lost a record 13.7 billion tons (12.5 billion metric tons) by one estimate.

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.

Underwater glacial melting much faster than predicted: Study

While the study focused on one tidewater glacier, the new approach should be useful to researchers who study melting at other tidewater glaciers around the world, which would help to improve projections of global sea level rise.

Explained: How global warming could impact jobs in India

By 2030, heat stress will cause loss of 5.8% of working hours in India, equivalent to 34 mn jobs: global study

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Greenland residents grapple with global warming

As scientists study the threats posed by a warming climate, some of the immediate effects of climate change have been a double-edged sword for some in and around Tasiilaq.

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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.

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