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New U.N. Report Calls For Global Investment Into Climate Hazards Adaptation

4 Mins Read A new report on the climate released by the United Nations has called on all nations to upscale adaptation investment, from improving access to risk information to implementing early warning systems. With extreme weather and climate events set to increase drastically in frequency and severity as a result of the climate crisis, the research says […]

A Third Of Global Population Will Live In Extreme Heat Within 50 Years

3 Mins Read By 2070, the world’s habitable climate zones will shift so dramatically that billions will be living in areas too hot and beyond human comfort levels. Published earlier this week, the alarming new study says that as the world population and carbon emissions continue to rise at a faster rate than previously expected, at least one-third […]

How Modern Emissions Compare To Ancient, Extinction-Level Events

5 Mins Read By: Kate Wheeling Researchers find that a pulse of volcanic activity spanning several hundred years released as much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere as anthropogenic emissions projections for the 21st century. Many of Earth’s most severe extinction crises have coincided with some of its largest volcanic events. At the end of the Triassic era (some 202 […]

Climate Crisis Dominates Top 5 Risks In World Economic Forum Report

3 Mins Read For the first time, the climate crisis is at the top of the World Economic Forum’s annual risk report ahead of the Davos conference. All five spaces in the list of issues likely to pose a major impact over the next decade have been filled by environmental issues, as the world wakes up to extreme […]

Climate Inaction: Greta To World Leaders “You Have Stolen My Dreams, My Childhood With Your Empty Words”

2 Mins Read Greta Thunberg tells world leaders: “How dare you!” A group of young people, led by teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg, have lodged a legal complaint with the United Nations against five countries that are off-track with their emission reduction goals at Monday’s UN Climate Action Summit in New York. During her appearance at the UN […]

New Report Featuring Ban Ki Moon & Bill Gates Warns Of Climate Apartheid If No Action Taken

3 Mins Read A new report by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA), with contributions from major global leaders from 18 different countries and international organisations, has warned of an impending “climate apartheid”.  The report also finds that over trillions of dollars in investment is needed in order to build the adequate infrastructure to avoid the disastrous consequences […]