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Climate change: why hastening Asia’s shift to green energy will not be easy

Climate change: why hastening Asia’s shift to green energy will not be easy Even as world leaders at the recent UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy discussed steps to accelerate the global transition to green energy by 2030, there is little evidence that this s...

Mitigating the climate crisis and driving inclusive growth in Africa

Mitigating the climate crisis and driving inclusive growth in Africa More severe droughts, plagues, floods, and famine are some of the anticipated impacts of climate change that we face globally. Over the past few years, we have witnessed some of the dramatic ...

WaterAid raises alarm over threat by climate change to water supplies in Africa

WaterAid raises alarm over threat by climate change to water supplies in Africa Following challenges in access to water supply, WaterAid Nigeria, Tuesday, raised alarm over threat posed by dreaded climate change to water supplies in Africa. This was made known...

Africa must upgrade its early warning systems as climate crisis deepens, experts advise

Africa must upgrade its early warning systems as climate crisis deepens, experts advise Africa risks continued exposure to climate extremes unless it makes serious efforts to enhance and remodel its early warning systems, experts caution. “The message for Af...

Africa has vast potential for solar and wind energy. Yet half its population have no access to electricity – Dr Richard Dixon

Africa has vast potential for solar and wind energy. Yet half its population have no access to electricity – Dr Richard Dixon Three in four of the world’s people without electricity are in Africa with around half the continent’s population, nearly 600 mi...

AFRICA: The continent will have 105 million climate migrants by 2050

AFRICA: The continent will have 105 million climate migrants by 2050 The World Bank has published the second part of its Groundswell report on climate-related migration. According to the study, more than 200 million people worldwide, including 105 million Afri...

To Understand Hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa, Consider Both Climate and Conflict

To Understand Hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa, Consider Both Climate and Conflict Warfare exacerbates the impacts of drought to produce food insecurity crises that last long after the drought has passed, new research documents. World hunger has been increasing si...

Climate change predictions build resilience in African tea production

Climate change predictions build resilience in African tea production Researchers in the UK and Africa have teamed up to help tea producers better understand future climate risks so that they can reduce crop damage caused by climate change. Kenya and Malawi pr...

Africa: World Food Day – Climate Change Is Exacerbating Hunger & Conflict–It’s Time to Break the Cycle

Africa: World Food Day – Climate Change Is Exacerbating Hunger & Conflict–It’s Time to Break the Cycle Stockholm — Hunger, violent conflict and the visible impacts of climate change are all on the rise. World Food Day, October 16, is a ...

A Just Transition for Africa: Championing a Fair and Prosperous Pathway to Net Zero

A Just Transition for Africa: Championing a Fair and Prosperous Pathway to Net Zero Foreword by Tony Blair By the end of this century, half the children born across the globe will be African.1 For these children, their life prospects will be determined by our ...

America’s Next Great Migrations Are Driven by Climate Change

America’s Next Great Migrations Are Driven by Climate Change Too many people are moving to the wrong places The increasingly frequent and intense floods, heat waves, wildfires and other extreme climate events jolt us into realizing that we don’t have the c...

Nations nowhere close to halting ‘catastrophic’ climate change

Nations nowhere close to halting ‘catastrophic’ climate change New report shows current pledges to cut greenhouse gasses will not prevent global warming to extremely dangerous levels. Commitments to halt greenhouse gas emissions are currently nowhere near ...

Scotland’s first offshore wind underwater substation to power millions of homes

Scotland’s first offshore wind underwater substation to power millions of homes Norway-based firm Aker Offshore Wind has unveiled plans for an underwater substation to help expand its offshore wind farm infrastructure off the coast of Scotland. The company i...

Stark Images Show What Climate Change Could Mean For Mumbai

Stark Images Show What Climate Change Could Mean For Mumbai Several of the world’s most iconic structures will be underwater in the coming years if global warming is allowed unchecked Climate Central has released a set of stark, interactive images that s...

Investment in clean energy must triple by 2030 to curb climate change -IEA

Investment in clean energy must triple by 2030 to curb climate change -IEA LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Investment in renewable energy needs to triple by the end of the decade if the world hopes to effectively fight climate change and keep volatile energy ...

6 Aspects of American Life Threatened by Climate Change

6 Aspects of American Life Threatened by Climate Change Two dozen federal agencies flagged the biggest dangers posed by a warming planet. The list spreads across American society. WASHINGTON — Less food. More traffic accidents. Extreme weather hitting nuclea...

Report: Leading Approach to BECCS Worsens Climate Change

Report: Leading Approach to BECCS Worsens Climate Change A new Parliamentary inquiry will probe inflated claims about the role that bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) can play in the UK’s climate plan. This inquiry couldn’t be timelier, as t...

IBM launches AI service to assist companies with climate change analysis

IBM launches AI service to assist companies with climate change analysis IBM today launched the Environmental Intelligence Suite, a set of AI-powered software that customers can use to prepare for climate risks that could disrupt operations. By combining AI, w...

WHO Report: Climate Change Is ‘Single Biggest Health Threat’ to Humanity

WHO Report: Climate Change Is ‘Single Biggest Health Threat’ to Humanity ‘The burning of fossil fuels is killing us,’ the new report from the World Health Organization said. The World Health Organization on Monday sounded the alarm on climate change, w...

UT Science Forum features climate change lecture

UT Science Forum features climate change lecture Curious about robotic surgery? Perhaps catastrophic collisions in the early solar system? How songbirds changed their behavior during the pandemic? How disease changes animal evolution? These are but a handful o...

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