Latest in Tag: climate change Highlight
Latest in Tag: climate change
The world’s largest desert, the Sahara, grew by about 10% since 1920 because of the impact of climate change, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Maryland (UMD). The study is the first research to assess century-scale changes to the boundaries of the world’s largest desert. The new research, which was …
World’s biggest threat is extreme weather resulting from climate change, says Global Risks Report 2018
Worldwide trending philosophy for coastal protection is building with nature technique
82% of global wealth generated in 2017 went to wealthiest 1% of world population, says Oxfam
Tropical forests may be more sensitive to subtle climatic changes than some ecologists predicted, study finds
Egypt’s Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy said Friday that the Paris Agreement is considered as a big change in the international mutual efforts to face the danger of climate change, regarding the ability of countries to adapt with its negative impacts, and throughout the international cooperation to decrease its impacts, according to a statement from …
Egypt is one of the potentially vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change: World Bank
Egypt has relied on the Nile, the world’s longest river, as the main source of fresh water, since the time of the Pharaohs. For thousands of years, annual floods dumped rich silt on the river’s banks, allowing the country to serve as a Mediterranean bread basket. However, with the completion of the Aswan High Dam …
The global climate agreement is now officially in force.
The situation in Egypt is more complicated than simply seeking funding or new technology, says researcher
Brazil has followed the US and China as the third-largest country for emissions to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change. Major emitters Russia, India, Japan and Germany have still to sign up to the accord.
The leaders of the world’s most important nations are in China this weekend for the annual G20 meeting. Among the hopes for this year’s summit: New China-US joint commitments to fight climate change could be on the menu.
As the G20 summit takes place in Huangzhou, China, not only business and finance will be discussed – climate change is also high on the agenda, due to the growing financial risks that climate change present.
Egypt further advocates for funding of the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative
Going organic can make vineyards more resilient to climate change. But this summer, warm, wet weather in Germany has brought an infection farmers say they cannot effectively fight without synthetic
It’s important to have a common stance and vision towards the Paris agreement, says minister
19 of the world’s 78 whale species currently live in the Mediterranean Sea, says researcher
UN climate change envoy Mary Robinson has called the UK and Germany to account over their commitment to the terms of last year’s global agreement in Paris. She has accused them of backtracking.
Britain’s new prime minister Theresa May has scrapped the UK’s climate ministry and appointed a climate skeptic as environment minister. In a post-Brexit world, Europe’s climate protection policy could be in trouble.
Climate change, a growing population and food market speculation mean in the future it will be more difficult to feed the world. How can we make sure everyone has enough to eat in an age of global interdependence?
Scientists have been able to more directly link extreme weather – like the floods that hit Central Europe last month – to climate change. A changed climate could also mean hotter summers – and with that, more deaths.