Category: World Enviroment

World crisis on enviroment

JUNE 8, 2023 The world is facing a crisis on the environment. Many countries are experiencing the effects of climate change, including rising sea levels, more frequent and severe natural disasters, and the extinction of species. It’s becoming increasingly clear that human activity is a major contributor to […]

“Action is required from you” – UN climate talks enter last stretch

Summary COP26 conference due to end on Friday Nations at odds over how to keep 1.5C goal alive Poor countries seek funds to tackle climate change GLASGOW, Nov 12 – A new draft agreement drawn up for the last scheduled day of the U.N. climate conference in Glasgow on Friday presses countries […]

Thunberg joins London finance protest before climate summit

LONDON, Oct 29 – Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg joined protesters at a noisy demonstration outside the London offices of Standard Chartered bank on Friday to demand that financial institutions stop funding the extraction of fossil fuels. The diminutive face of the global climate protests appeared briefly on […]

At least 44 dead in floods in western Europe, dozens missing

Summary Houses collapse after Ahr river bursts banks south of Bonn More dead in cellar floods, two firefighters lose lives Transport disrupted, Rhine shipping suspended More heavy rain due in southwestern Germany SCHULD, Germany, July 15 – At least 42 people have died in Germany and dozens were […]

Siberia 10C hotter in warmest May on record: EU

Temperatures soared 10 degrees Celsius above average last month in Siberia, home to much of Earth’s permafrost, as the world experienced its hottest May on record, the European Union’s climate monitoring network said Friday. The Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) said May 2020 was 0.68C warmer than the […]

Climate activists block roads, protest in Australian cities

PERTH, Australia — Activists blocked major roads and demonstrated in Australian cities Tuesday in a second day of global protests by the Extinction Rebellion movement demanding more urgent actions to counter climate change. In Brisbane, protesters chained themselves to intersections in the city center and three people locked […]

New climate report: Oceans rising faster, ice melting more

NEW YORK — Due to climate change, the world’s oceans are getting warmer, rising higher, losing oxygen and becoming more acidic at an ever-faster pace and melting even more ice and snow, a grim international science assessment concludes. But that’s nothing compared to what Wednesday’s special United Nations-affiliated […]

UN opens annual leaders’ meeting encircled by troubled world

UNITED NATIONS — Navigating a troubled era’s choppy waters, world leaders gather for their annual meeting at the United Nations on Tuesday to grapple with climate change, regional conflicts and a dispute in the Middle East that could ripple across the entire planet. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will […]