Environment/Science
New York, Sept 19(Just Earth News): Noting the ever-increasing impact of extreme weather events, top United Nations officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres and Miroslav Lajčák, the President of the General Assembly on Monday urged efforts to boost resilience and strengthen damage mitigation measures. more
Climate change threatens agricultural trade in Pacific Rim economies, UN agency warns

New York, Aug 25(Just Earth News): With global warming expected to significantly impact future yields in countries located closer to the equator, the United Nations agriculture agency is cal ...

Deadly heatwaves could affect 74 percent of the world’s population

Washington, June 20 (JEN): Seventy-four percent of the world’s population will be exposed to deadly heatwaves by 2100 if carbon gas emissions continue to rise at current rates, according t ...

The Harvest Shall Come

Farmers from USA to India adapt to the global challenge of climate change. Renee Hickman with Anna Kohls from Missouri and Tanushree Sen from West Bengal report  

FEATURE: Climate change and the world’s oceans

New York, June 6(Just Earth News): The vital link between oceans and climate change is among the issues at the forefront of discussions at the United Nations Ocean Conference taking place in ...

Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017, says WMO

London, Mar 21 (IBNS): The year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, according to the World Meteorologi ...

Role of terrestrial biosphere in counteracting climate change may have been underestimated: Research

Birmingham, Feb 1 (IBNS): New research has suggested that the capacity of the terrestrial biosphere to absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) may have been underestimated in past calculations due to ce ...