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New temperature records, food security threats likely as El Niño looms

New York: The development of an El Niño climate pattern in the Pacific Ocean this year is more and more likely, with dangerously high temperatures and extreme weather events expected, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday.

Kolkata: Awareness and Joint Action by BIMSTEC countries could stem the climate rot

Kolkata: The BIMSTEC conference in Kolkata on Saturday deliberated on the issue of climate change in the region and unanimously called for cooperation and understanding of the problems and creating joint-action tempered by scientific decisions to stem the rot of climate change.

Climate change making Earth ‘uninhabitable’ Guterres warns

New York: Humanity is facing a “difficult truth” the UN chief said just ahead of World Meteorological Day, marked on Thursday – the damage already being caused by climate change is “making our planet uninhabitable.”

Move for Earth: Kolkata based organisation launches programme to spread awareness about Climate Action

Kolkata/IBNS: With climate change a major concern across the globe, various organisations are trying to address the issue in their way and spread awareness about Climate Action.

2022 confirmed as one of warmest years on record: WMO

New York: The UN weather agency, WMO, said on Thursday that 2022 was the fifth or sixth warmest year on record, adding to deep concerns that the likelihood of breaching the 1.5 degree Celsius limit of the Paris Agreement “is increasing with time”.

India-Pakistan Water Management: Thirsty Nations

India and Pakistan can better manage water resources to reduce impacts of climate disasters. Raksha Kumar, Khuldune Shahid and Ghulam Mustafa report from across the border 

Developing countries at COP27 call for ‘climate justice’ in the form of adaptation and loss and damage funds

New York: The second day of COP27’s Climate Implementation Summit saw world leaders raise their voices for concrete action, particularly on adaptation and the thorny issue of loss and damage.

New UN weather report ‘a chronicle of chaos’: UN chief

New York: The latest report from the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO), released on Sunday, shows that the last eight years have been the warmest on record, fuelled by ever-rising greenhouse gas concentrations.

Climate change much deadlier than cancer in some places, UNDP data shows

New York: The impact of climate change on health if carbon emissions remain high, could be up to twice as deadly as cancer in some parts of the world, according to new data released on Friday by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Climate Impact Lab.

Climate change: No ‘credible pathway’ to 1.5C limit, UNEP warns

New York: National pledges to reduce harmful emissions offer little hope of avoiding climate disaster, UN climate experts said on Thursday, in an urgent appeal for a radical transformation of the energy sector, before it’s too late.

Countries’ climate promises still not enough to avoid catastrophic global warming: UN Report

New York: While plans submitted by most signatories of the Paris Agreement would reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, they are still not ambitious enough to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, a new report by UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) warned on Wednesday.

Climate change: CO2 and methane in our atmosphere reach record levels

New York: Atmospheric levels of the three main greenhouse gases warming our planet - carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide- all reached new record highs in 2021, according to a new report from the UN’s World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Climate change: WMO report urges faster action on transition to clean energy

New York: The UN weather agency issued an urgent appeal on Tuesday for governments everywhere to switch to cleaner forms of energy, such as solar, wind and hydro-electric power.

Australian surfers ride climate action wave

New York: Surfers have an intimate knowledge of the ocean, but have not been seen as leading figures amongst groups leading on climate change solutions. Thanks to groups such as Surfers for Climate in Australia, that perception is starting to change.

Egypt urged to ensure civil society’s full participation in COP27 climate summit

New York: Authorities in Egypt must ensure civil society can safely and fully participate in the COP27 UN climate change conference taking place there next month, a group of UN independent human rights experts said on Friday, expressing alarm over restrictions ahead of the summit.