Developing countries expressed their displeasure at the closing plenary and it is likely that there will be a fight to include the agenda on loss and damage finance at the start of COP 27 climate conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to establish the facility.
Officials say it is desperately needed on an island at the forefront of Europe's migrant crisis, where hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers have arrived from countries such as Syria and Afghanistan since 2015.
Global warming caused by humans – through the production of electricity using fossil fuels, transport, the production of cement, or even deforestation – is believed to be responsible for the new high, the report stated.
The problem, scientists pointed out, was that humans were feeding coyotes so they could draw them out for photographs. Consequently, the animals lost their fear of humans over time and chased, bit and scratched them.
Researchers from the University of Bristol in the UK examined the 2020 Super Cyclone Amphan - the most costly cyclone to make landfall in South Asia -- and predicted its implications under several scenarios of sea-level rise caused by global warming.
Increasingly, we read about city slickers beating a leopard to death. It’s a crime? That it was seen. We dump endless plastics in our rivers, regardless of how this impacts riverine life. We watch passively as trees are lopped.
According to the National Statistical Office ‘s 2021 report on the elderly, India can expect a 41% increase in the population of those above 60 in a decade, by 2031. How can we increase their resilience to climate change?
The analysis by RMSI, a global risk management firm has found that Haji Ali dargah, Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust, Western Express Highway, Bandra-Worli Sea-link,and Queen’s Necklace on Marine drive, all in Mumbai , are at risk of submergence.
The IPCC report underlined that the average annual GHG (green house gas) emissions in the past decade were higher than any previous decade and limiting global warming to 1.5°C is beyond reach without immediate deep emissions reduction across all sectors
The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a UN-backed science body, is meant to show the paths by which the world can stay within the temperature limits agreed in the 2015 Paris accord.
The Geneva meeting of around 1,000 negotiators from 164 countries was meant to be the last before the postponed UN Conference on Biodiversity in the Chinese city of Kunming where countries are due to ratify a deal to protect some 1 million plant and animal species threatened with extinction.
The two-week meeting of 195 nations and climate scientists, which began on March 21, will finalize the summary for policymakers that will cover various aspects of mitigation, including technology development and transfer.
It is believed to have been about 1,200 square kilometers (496 square miles), around the size of Los Angeles, and hit a tipping point during a midmonth heatwave and atmospheric river, NASA scientist Catherine Colello Walker tweeted.
Weather stations in Antarctica shattered records Friday as the region neared autumn. The two-mile high (3,234 meters) Concordia station was at 10 degrees, which is about 70 degrees warmer than average, while the even higher Vostok station hit a shade above 0 degrees.