Tag: Climate Change

Morocco, Gambia Top the World in Efforts to Contain Global Warming

Morocco and Gambia are the only two countries worldwide on track to containing global warming below 1.5°C (degrees Celsius), a new global...

Seychelles Tops Africa in Environmental Rankings

Seychelles leads Africa in efforts to protect the environment and mitigate climate change as Denmark takes the world’s top spot, new global...

UN Admits Poverty Eradication By 2030 A Pipe Dream

Even before the globe got hit by the Covid-19 crisis, efforts to slow down climate change, reduce the number of people going...

Covid-19 Has Provided A New Environmental Sustainability Model, Now We Need...

Covid-19 has achieved what decades of climate change talks couldn’t - a significant decrease in our global emissions of carbon dioxide.

We’re Running Out Of Time To Flatten The Curve — For...

If any image has singularly captured the public’s attention during the coronavirus pandemic, it has been The Curve. The graph charts the...

Losses From Weather Disasters Hit $232bn

Extreme weather disasters like cyclones, floods and wildfires caused economic damage of $232 billion last year – the second warmest on record.

76 Solutions Available Now To Drawdown Climate Change

All the solutions we need to avoid catastrophic warming are in our grasp. A new report by nonprofit Project Drawdown says they can be...

Climate Change Could Cause Abrupt Biodiversity Losses This Century

The impacts of climate change on species and ecosystems are already evident. Poleward shifts in the geographic distributions of species, catastrophic forest...

How Wastewater Can Slake Growing Thirst In Cities

Population and economic growth is piling pressure on freshwater resources, with demand rising faster than supply and yet 80 percent of global...

Punctured Nature Would Release 260bn Tonnes Of Carbon

Forests, grasslands and wetlands are known to trap and store carbon, naturally helping the earth reduce carbon levels in the atmosphere.