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China braces for more rainstorms over weekend, climate change blamed

Rainstorms are expected for large parts of China over the weekend, the state weather bureau said on Friday, forecasting of even more extreme weather a…

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Rising Water Temperatures Threaten the Reproduction of Many Fish Species

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have published ground-breaking findings on the effects of climate change for…

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UN highlights urgent need to tackle impact of likely electric car battery production boom

Demand for raw materials used in the production of electric car batteries is set to soar, prompting the UN trade body, UNCTAD, to call for…

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Climate change: Planting new forests ‘can do more harm than good’

One paper says that financial incentives to plant trees can backfire and reduce biodiversity with little impact on carbon emissions. A separate project found that…

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New Climate Atlas report shows how climate change will affect Australian wine regions

A world-first research document about to be released has detailed how Australia’s famous winegrowing regions will be forced to adapt due to climate change. Commissioned…

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World Heritage sites race to adapt to a warming planet

For almost 50 years, Unesco’s 1972 world heritage convention (WHC) has been the foremost global instrument for the protection of humanity’s natural and cultural heritage….

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Small islands may not disappear under rising seas, researchers find

In recent years, the leaders and inhabitants of many small-island nations like Kiribati and Tuvalu have warned that climate change is an existential threat to…

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Caught between climate and virus threats, migrants have no safe place to go

Ali Mohammad, a 50-year-old Afghan nomad, lost most of his sheep to a harsh drought in 2018. The following year, his home was destroyed by…

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One billion people will live in insufferable heat within 50 years – study

The human cost of the climate crisis will hit harder, wider and sooner than previously believed, according to a study that shows a billion people…

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Women act as ‘agents of change’ in climate emergency

Women around the world can act as “agents of change” and find solutions to the challenges provoked by the global climate crisis, according to the…

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