New York: Half of all children in Europe and Central Asia, 92 million, are exposed to high heatwave frequency, or double the global average, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday in a new policy brief.
New Delhi: People in several parts of the United States, Europe, and Japan have been warned against heatwave conditions with temperatures soaring 40 degrees Celsius and above, media reports said.
New York: The Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) in Ukraine is now reconnected to its only back-up power line after four months, but the power situation at the site remains “highly vulnerable”, warned Rafael Mariano Grossi, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday.
New York: Europe has been warming twice as fast as the global average since the 1980s it was revealed on Monday, with extreme weather causing excess deaths and economic disruption.
New York: The unusually warm conditions in Europe that marked the festive season broke records – and likely skiers’ hearts - in several countries on the continent, on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has confirmed.
New York: Temperatures in Europe have increased at more than twice the global average over the past 30 years – the highest of any continent in the world. As the warming trend continues, exceptional heat, wildfires, floods and other climate change impacts will affect society, economies and ecosystems, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
New York: A new UN report presented on Wednesday to the Organization’s highest pan-European environmental policy body, covering 54 countries, is calling for greater action to tackle the triple environmental crisis roiling the planet.
Brussels/IBNS: As wildfires become more than only a scarce occurrence in Europe, they have burnt the second biggest area on record while the region is only midway through its usual blaze season, as per media reports.
London/Paris: A large section of Europe is fighting extreme heat conditions as temperature is touching record high in many countries in recent days, media reports said.
New York: Sweltering conditions in Europe have come earlier than expected this year but the bad news is, they’re the shape of things to come.
London, Aug 3 (IBNS): The average temperature in Europe is on the rise and could soon reach a new high, experts have warned.
Washington, Dec 23 (IBNS): New research predicts that migrants applying for asylum in the European Union will nearly triple over the average of the last 15 years by 2100 if carbon emissionscontinue on their current path.