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Climate change could trigger international food crisis, UN panel warns

Added: 17.08.2019 17:21 | 9 views | 0 comments

"This is not the distant future. People should be nervous," says a senior fellow at the World Resources Report.

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Europe braces for another heatwave as forecasters predict record-breaking temperatures this week

Added: 17.08.2019 17:21 | 13 views | 0 comments

The rise in extreme weather, which has been linked to climate change, has made the wildfire season in Europe longer and more dangerous.

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Powell: Severe weather poses risks to Fed-supervised institutions

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Fed chair Jerome Powell answers questions from Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) about the risk of climate change and severe weather on the Fed.

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Summer heatwaves show climate change impact is already here: Academic

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Bob Ward of the London School of Economics discusses Britain's scorching heatwave.

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UK climate agency officials doubled air travel over previous year, report says

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Members of the United Kingdom agency tasked with addressing climate change issues took nearly twice as many flights in the most recent fiscal year as they did during the previous one, according to a recent report.

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How teen Greta Thunberg went from solitary climate change protester to icon

Added: 17.08.2019 9:01 | 24 views | 0 comments

“Instead of worrying about how that future might turn out, I’m going to try to change that future while I still can,” the teen told NBC News.

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Wasps are shrinking in size and it may be because of climate change

Added: 17.08.2019 8:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Global warming has been linked to smaller body sizes in antelopes, sparrows – and now wasps. Oddly, their wings are shrinking faster than the rest of their body

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| How to build a climate-proof home that never floods

Added: 17.08.2019 7:00 | 12 views | 0 comments


The Netherlands has found an ingenious way to combat rising water – build housing that does the same
Could climate change-resistant homes help solve the housing crisis? The Met Office’s conclusion was unequivocal. There is “no doubt” climate change played a role in the record-breaking temperatures that fried the UK and northern Europe last month.
But there was an irony in this year’s latest heatwave too. The scorching heat that sparked fears of buckled train tracks and made many of us yearn for rain was a symptom of a gradual shift that isn’t just raising temperatures but is making flooding more likely too.

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Prime Minister Of Fiji Says Australian PM Pushing Pacific Island Nations Closer To China

Added: 16.08.2019 21:36 | 21 views | 0 comments

The Prime Minister of Fiji Frank Bainimarama accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of being "very insulting and condescending" during the recent Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu on Friday, according to The Guardian. “Yesterday was probably one of the most frustrating days I have ever had,” Bainimarama said of the leaders’ retreat before noting talks nearly broke down over Canberra's stance on climate change. “After yesterday’s meeting I gathered [Morrison] was here only to make sure that the Australian policies were upheld by the Pacific island nations,” said Bainimarama. “I thought Morrison was a good friend of mine; apparently not." “The prime minister at one stage, because he...

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia

Added: 16.08.2019 8:34 | 9 views | 0 comments

Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change.

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