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  • Key melting Greenland glacier is growing again

    A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds.

  • Oceans heat up at faster rate: study

    The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018 in a trend that is damaging marine life, scientists said on Thursday.

  • Nations agree global climate pact rules, but seen as weak

    Nearly 200 countries overcome political divisions to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is not ambitious enough to prevent the dangerous effects of global warming.

  • UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

    World leaders urged to join 2019 climate summit

    The UN secretary-general urges world leaders to join a climate change summit he will host in 2019 to explain how they plan to ratchet up their efforts to reverse worsening global warming that is leading to a "very dramatic situation".

  • Kids walk out of school protesting climate change

    Thousands of children walk out of school across Australia in protest against government inaction on climate change, prompting a rebuke from a minister who says they were setting themselves up for "failure".

  • CO2 emissions on the rise for first time in four years: UN report

    A new report released on Tuesday by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rise again during 2017 after a three year hiatus, highlighting the imperative for countries to deliver on the historic Paris Agreement to keep global warming to below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, reports UN news.

  • 'Major transformation' ahead for Earth's ecosystems

    Forest fires like this one in the Cleveland National Forest in southern California are transforming the landscape by destroying pine forests and transforming the land into shrubland.

  • crow heat wave

    Mild heat wave sweeping over country’s southern parts

    Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) in a weather forecast says a mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Khulna, Satkhira and Jessore and it is likely to abate in 24 hours.