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From the field: Women guardians of the environment

Women from around the world are being given a more prominent role in the fight against climate change, thanks to the efforts of the UN…

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Climate heat melts Arctic snows and dries forests

The northern polar region isn’t just warming: it’s also smoking, as the rising heat thaws the Arctic snows. Researchers have identified a new class of…

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FAO welcomes $3 million contribution from Germany and Sweden to help farmers fight the impact of climate change

The countries’ contribution was finalized through the Technical Assistance Fund (TAF) of the NDC Partnership , a global coalition of countries and institutions committed to…

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CDP: Paris Agreement alignment could cut climate change costs by two-thirds

The mean damage costs of climate change will reach $5.4trn annually by 2070 and “spiral” to up to $31trn per year by 2200 if the…

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Climate change and agriculture driving record levels of deforestation, WWF report finds

Climate change and agriculture are fueling record levels of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, with fires in the area 33% higher over that last 12…

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Species ‘Pushed Out Of The Tropics’ By Climate Change

The world’s tropical regions are home to the widest range of plants and animals, but research from The University of Queensland reveals that climate change…

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Climate Change and Land Use Are Accelerating Soil Erosion by Water

Soil loss due to water runoff could increase greatly around the world over the next 50 years due to climate change and intensive land cultivation….

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Climate change: Removing CO2 could spark big rise in food prices

Scientists say that machines that remove CO2 from the air will be needed to keep the rise in global temperatures in check. But these devices…

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Poll: Most Europeans view climate change as more pressing issue than pandemic

Most Europeans still view climate change as the biggest issue facing humanity, even despite an inevitable surge in concern over the threat of epidemics in…

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Climate change: Satellites record history of Antarctic melting

Twenty-five years of satellite observations have been used to reconstruct a detailed history of Antarctica’s ice shelves. These ice platforms are the floating protrusions of…

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