Climate change

Merely modest steps forward have been taken at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, according to UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Simon Stiell. Non-governmental organisations criticise that the conference outcome is…

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Climate change

One in eight people world-wide reside in mountainous areas. These regions supply fresh water to half the global population. They are home to numerous plant and animal species found nowhere else. However, these delicate…

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Starting today, the June UN Climate Meetings will take place over the next ten days in Bonn, Germany. Our author calls for the underlying process to be reformed.

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Rising temperatures could drive food inflation up by 3.2 percentage points and overall inflation by 1.18 percentage points annually by 2035, according to a new study by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)…

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Using an integrated climate risk management approach, a new programme aims to scale up the resilience and adaptive capacity of smallholder farmers and rural communities. It will promote inclusiveness and…

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2023 was the warmest year on record, according to this report. The cost of climate inaction is higher than the cost of climate action, the authors stress, pointing out that extreme weather undermines socio-economic…

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Despite the Paris Agreement, emissions are expected to continue to rise until 2030. Climate adaptation is essential to prevent property losses from extreme weather, especially in the Asia Pacific region.

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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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