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World “sleepwalking into catastrophe” — WEF
World “sleepwalking into catastrophe” — WEF
“Out of control.” It’s a catchy headline, even more so when it’s used by the usually conservative, grey-worded team at the World Economic...
COP24 ignores dire climate warnings
COP24 ignores dire climate warnings
Katowice, Poland — The 2015 Paris Agreement delivered hope that nations could come together to fight catastrophic...
NGOs launch legal action against France over climate
NGOs launch legal action against France over climate
A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) including Greenpeace and Oxfam have launched a lawsuit against the French state accusing it of...
Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief
Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief
"Key political issues" deadlocking UN climate talks "remain unresolved", UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres warned on Wednesday after an...
Costa Rica shows us how
Costa Rica shows us how
The country’s successful reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is an example that needs to be followed — because no one will be spared...
The IPCC’s latest climate report on 1.5°C holds implications for African countries
The IPCC’s latest climate report on 1.5°C holds implications for African countries
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is the United Nations-backed body of scientists reviewing climate science, released a special...
One and a half degrees to crisis
One and a half degrees to crisis
For Africa’s states to survive global warming relatively unscathed, temperatures cannot exceed a rise of more than 1.5°C. If they do, ecosystems...
A futuristic look: global warming heats up the planet
A futuristic look: global warming heats up the planet
It’s 42°C in Johannesburg. It was 43°C yesterday. My neighbour – a pensioner and avid fan of Star Trek – was taken away in an...
Climate change is a 'medical emergency'
Climate change is a 'medical emergency'
The world will be up to an average of 5°C warmer by the end of this century. Science says this will utterly change the world and the environment...
UN climate official resigns over sexual harassment claims
UN climate official resigns over sexual harassment claims
The head of the United Nations's climate science panel, Rajendra Pachauri, has stepped down, amid claims that he sexually harassed a subordinate,...
Climate: May, June 2014 the hottest months since 1880
Climate: May, June 2014 the hottest months since 1880
Nobody under the age of 30 has lived through a month that was cooler than the 20th century average. May and June were the hottest such months since...
IPCC report: Climate change will be 'irreversible'
IPCC report: Climate change will be 'irreversible'
A new report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has painted a world where human civilisation will struggle to survive...

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