Climate change

A new study on “Sustainability limits needed for CO2 removal” warns that the maximum carbon removal of 11.3 billion tonnes, set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), ignores problems such as food…

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Indian states in the Himalayas have experienced an alarming drop in precipitation in recent years which is believed to have been brought about largely by climate change. Lack of rain and snowfall is threatening farming…

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The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is the world’s largest dedicated multilateral climate fund and aims to support climate mitigation and adaptation efforts in developing countries. Mobilising financial resources from the…

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A report released in late 2023 by the international aid agency World Vision reveals the opinions of people living in affected regions on the links between climate change, conflict, hunger and displacement.

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The intensity and frequency of extreme rainfall increases exponentially with global warming, a new study finds. The analysis by researchers from the Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research (PIK) shows that…

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COP28 closed on the 13th December 2023 with an agreement that signals the “beginning of the end” of the fossil fuel era by laying the ground for a swift, just and equitable transition, underpinned by deep emissions cuts…

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A German research team have aligned IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) benchmarks on land emissions with national greenhouse gas inventories. They re-analysed emission pathways consistent with Paris…

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Negotiators from nearly 200 Parties came together at COP28 with a decision on the world’s first ‘global stocktake’ to ratchet up climate action before the end of the decade – with the overarching aim to keep the global…

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This report highlights the central role of agrifood systems in the loss and damage debate and identifies the gaps in data, knowledge and finance that need to be addressed.

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Unlike what has so far been the case with climate funds, the concept for the new fund for loss and damage addresses not only the industrialised nations. Rather, both these and developing countries are to decide where the…

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