Avainsana: climate change

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New strategy to prepare EU for impact of climate change

The European Commission adopted Wednesday a new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change, setting out a pathway to prepare for the unavoidable impacts of…

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World Bank, IMF to consider climate change in debt reduction talks

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2021 a ‘crucial year’ for climate change, UN chief tells Member States

The world is far from achieving agreed goals to reduce global warming in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the UN Secretary-General warned…

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Climate change is a ‘global emergency’, people say in biggest ever climate poll

Almost two-thirds of over 1.2 million people surveyed worldwide say that climate change is a global emergency, urging greater action to address the crisis, results…

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Global ice loss increases at record rate

The rate at which ice is disappearing across the planet is speeding up, according to new research. And the findings also reveal that the Earth…

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Why Projects to Adapt to Climate Change Backfire

Many internationally-funded projects aimed at combating the impacts of climate change can make things worse – by reinforcing, redistributing or creating new sources of vulnerability…

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Climate Change Puts Hundreds of Coastal Airports at Risk of Flooding

Even a modest sea level rise, triggered by increasing global temperatures, would place 100 airports below mean sea level by 2100, a new study has…

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Brunt Breaking Up with Antarctica this Year?

A crack on the Antarctic ice shelf grew dramatically in late 2020 into 2021. Two years after the Brunt Ice Shelf seemed poised to produce…

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Human-Induced Climate Change Caused the Northwestern Pacific Warming Record in August 2020

August 2020 set new record high sea surface temperatures (SSTs) in the northwestern Pacific Ocean and around the Japan coasts. August 2020 set new record…

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A Bucket of Water can Reveal Climate Change Impacts on Marine Life in the Arctic

Climate changes prompt many important questions. Not least how it affects animals and plants: Do they adapts, gradually migrate to different areas or become extinct?…

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