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Global warming to hit Norway? Analyses & Assessments

Global warming to hit Norway?

Icy Arctic islands north of Norway are warming faster than almost anywhere on Earth and more avalanches, rain and mud may cause "devastating" changes...

World’s Oceans are warming up Analyses & Assessments

World’s Oceans are warming up

Scientists have projected that the world’s oceans are heating up faster than estimated. The ocean temperatures have set up a new record in 2018 and...

2018 was fourth-warmest year Analyses & Assessments

2018 was fourth-warmest year

The year 2018 was the fourth-warmest on record, extending a scorching streak driven by a build-up of man-made greenhouse gases, the European Union’s...

Is there hope for a green future? Analyses & Assessments

Is there hope for a green future?

The recent International climate change negotiators at the Climate Summit in Poland announced that they have reached an agreement. The future path...

COP24 Winds Down Without Resolution Analyses & Assessments

COP24 Winds Down Without Resolution

Amid impassioned pleas for progress, negotiators at the UN climate talks in Poland faced the final day with many issues’ undecided. Countries are...

Himalayan glaciers in potential crisis Analyses & Assessments

Himalayan glaciers in potential crisis

A NASA led study shows that glaciers in High Mountain Asia are moving slower and that the slow-moving glaciers have thinned the most over time. This...

India’s 1.24 Mil Air Pollution Deaths Analyses & Assessments

India’s 1.24 Mil Air Pollution Deaths

A Lancet Study says 26% of global premature death and disease burden by air pollution occurs in India. According to the study, India's average life...

Greenhouse gas emissions rise Analyses & Assessments

Greenhouse gas emissions rise

Greenhouse gas emissions worldwide are growing at an accelerating pace this year, researchers said Wednesday, putting the world on track to face some...

EU Aims for Climate Neutrality Analyses & Assessments

EU Aims for Climate Neutrality

The European Union says it is aiming to become the first major economy to go "climate neutral" by 2050, and has set out a plan to help its members...

Climate change comes at a cost Analyses & Assessments

Climate change comes at a cost

A federal government report has warned that Climate change could cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars and result in the deaths every year by...

Africa hosting Sustainable Blue Economy conference Analyses & Assessments

Africa hosting Sustainable Blue Economy conference

Africa is hosting a historic conference that has to do with environmental protection. The first ever Sustainable Blue Conference is being held Kenyan...

Earth’s Ozone layer healing says UN Analyses & Assessments

Earth’s Ozone layer healing says UN

Earth’s protective ozone layer is finally healing from damage caused by aerosol sprays and coolants, a new United Nations report said. The ozone...

Toxic air suffocating New Delhi Analyses & Assessments

Toxic air suffocating New Delhi

Asia’s largest economy, China, has long had a reputation for smoggy skies. But these days, neighbouring India is fighting a far bigger battle with...

Australia refuses to let go of coal Analyses & Assessments

Australia refuses to let go of coal

The Australian government has backed the use of coal power, despite recommendations by the UN’S Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to phase it...

UN reports warns of global climate crisis Analyses & Assessments

UN reports warns of global climate crisis

U.N. report on global warming carries life-or-death warning but pessimists doubt likelihood of change. Climate change is a change in the statistical...

Air Pollution Correlated with Dementia Analyses & Assessments

Air Pollution Correlated with Dementia

A recent British study finds that living in areas with a high concentration of air pollution is associated with an increased risk of a diagnosis of...

Hurricane Florence sparks US exodus Analyses & Assessments

Hurricane Florence sparks US exodus

Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen after reaching Category 4 status early today. Currently, the behemoth is barrelling toward the south-...

Climate action is beneficial  Analyses & Assessments

Climate action is beneficial

Climate action could add $26 trillion to world economy, but investment in sustainable technology is critical. Adherence to the Paris Agreement...

Hungry for more Analyses & Assessments

Hungry for more

China’s growing hunger for wheat pushes global reserves to crisis levels, as heat waves and droughts hit harvests. Global warming or climate change...

Beijing clear the air Analyses & Assessments

Beijing clear the air

Massive anti-smog campaign pays off as clear skies to appear over the capital city. China experienced a series of economic reforms in the 1980s which...