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Climate Change
New York: More than one million people in southern Madagascar are struggling to get enough to eat, due to what could become the first famine caused by climate change, according to the World Food Programme (WFP). more
Fossil fuel production ‘dangerously out of sync’ with climate change targets

New York: Despite increased climate ambition and net-zero commitments, governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of energy from fossil fuels in 2030, than the amount t ...

AFP contributor Josh Edelson wins Covering Climate Now photography prize

New York (JEN): California-based photographer Josh Edelson, a contributor with the AFP since 2012, is one of the two photo category winners of the inaugural Covering Climate Now Journalis ...

Keep raising your voices, UN chief tells young climate leaders

New York: With the climate crisis already devastating lives and incomes, young people will be critical to driving global action forward, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told ...

China headed towards carbon neutrality by 2060; President Xi Jinping vows to halt new coal plants abroad

New York: China is set to provide more COVID-19 vaccines to the world and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060, President Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, urging global le ...

Call for ‘decisive action now’ to avoid climate catastrophe

New York: Speaking alongside the UK Prime Minister in New York on Monday the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has called on world leaders for “decisive action now to a ...

Paris climate deal could go up in smoke without action: Guterres

New York: Unless wealthy nations commit to tackling emissions now, the world is on a “catastrophic pathway” to 2.7-degrees of heating by the end of the century, UN Secretary G ...

California fire crew attempts to safeguard about 2,500-year-old General Sherman tree

California: The fire crew in California has blanketed the historical sequoia trees, including the giant General Sherman, with fire-resistant wraps to protect them against the ravagin ...

Recent wildfires triggered by climate change, to be a norm if not acted quickly: Experts

Washington DC: On Thursday (September 2), US President Joe Biden acknowledged the presence of climate crisis as the country is fighting both storms and wildfires. "We must be better ...

Greenland's snowy summit witnesses first ever rainfall amid high temperatures

In an unprecedented event, last Saturday, Greenland witnessed rainfall instead of snow at the summit of Greenland roughly two miles above sea level.