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'New normal' of extreme weather in Gulf will require significant infrastructure investment 24/5/2024
'New normal' of extreme weather in Gulf will require significant infrastructure investment Countries in the Gulf will be required to invest billions of dollars in flood-proofing infrastructure as the region grapples with the “new normal” of extreme weather, a report has found. ...more
‘Never-ending’ UK rain made 10 times more likely by climate crisis, study says 24/5/2024
‘Never-ending’ UK rain made 10 times more likely by climate crisis, study says The seemingly “never-ending” rain last autumn and winter in the UK and Ireland was made 10 times more likely and 20% wetter by human-caused global heating, a study has found. ...more
Half of world's mangroves under threat, says conservation group 24/5/2024
Half of world's mangroves under threat, says conservation group Half of the world's mangrove ecosystems are at risk of collapse as a result of human activity, rising sea levels and extreme weather, according to the latest survey by an international conservation group. ...more
Australian researchers turn morning coffee waste into greener concrete 24/5/2024
Australian researchers turn morning coffee waste into greener concrete Your morning coffee could help the planet. ...more
Microsoft backs tree-planting carbon removal scheme in Panama 24/5/2024
Microsoft backs tree-planting carbon removal scheme in Panama Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) has struck a deal to buy 1.6 million carbon removal credits from what the developers say is one of the largest fully financed nature-based removals projects in Central America. ...more
Half of world's pastures degraded by overuse, climate change, UN report says 23/5/2024
Half of world's pastures degraded by overuse, climate change, UN report says Half the world's natural pasture land has been degraded by overexploitation and the impact of climate change, putting food supplies and livelihoods in peril, the United Nations body in charge of fighting desertification said on Tuesday. ...more
Climate change: small island states hail ocean court victory 23/5/2024
Climate change: small island states hail ocean court victory A global maritime court found on Tuesday that greenhouse gases constitute marine pollution, a major breakthrough for small island states threatened by the rise in sea levels caused by global warming. ...more
Global carbon emissions pricing raised record $104 bln in 2023 23/5/2024
Global carbon emissions pricing raised record $104 bln in 2023 Countries raised a record $104 billion last year by charging firms for emitting carbon dioxide, but prices remain too low to drive changes needed to meet Paris climate accord targets, the World Bank said in a report on Tuesday. ...more
Migratory freshwater fish populations ‘down by more than 80% since 1970’ 23/5/2024
Migratory freshwater fish populations ‘down by more than 80% since 1970’ Migratory fish populations have crashed by more than 80% since 1970, new findings show. ...more
Chilean scientists track flamingos by satellite to preserve dwindling population 23/5/2024
Chilean scientists track flamingos by satellite to preserve dwindling population The flamingo population in Chile's Los Flamencos national reserve is dwindling and scientists are trying to find out where the long-legged, pink-plumed birds are going. ...more
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