Environment/Science
Sydney: A new Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)-led study has revealed a previously undocumented process where melting glacial ice sheets change the ocean in a way that further accelerates the rate of ice melt and sea level rise. more
At Asian forum, UN chief calls for more equitable globalization, urgent action on climate change

New York: The world must act to spread the benefits of globalization more fairly while avoiding the perils of protectionism, the United Nations chief said on Tuesday.

Mitigating climate change impacts vital for sustainable future, Somali leader urges UN Assembly

New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): Noting that countries across the globe – including his own – continue to pay a dear price for acts of terrorism and violent extremism, the Prime Minis ...

As climate change makes bad weather worse, countries must strengthen resilience, UN officials urge

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 Laj ...

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 ...