climate change and global warming

Mangrove forests: Nature's frontier between life and loss

In the present era of climate change, mangrove ecosystems have been silently acting as our climate guardian

Eight billion people, one humanity

Unless we bridge the yawning chasm between the global haves and have-nots, we are setting ourselves up for an 8-billion-strong world filled with tensions and mistrust.

Will Earth remain inhabitable after 2050?

We need visionary leaders to deal with the impending climate catastrophe.

Climate loss and damage are clearly visible in southwest Bangladesh

People living in climate-vulnerable areas urgently need government support

Scorched rail tracks, melting museum and global warming

The naysayers and nonbelievers of global warming are mum as the scorching heat waves paint nations red hot worldwide. Last week, the waves of heat have been high enough to deform and melt infrastructures as millions of citizens of the world are suffering through the rise of the searing temperature. To put things into perspective, you can fry slices of meat in a frying pan under the Texas sun. That being said, the sweltering conditions, as of late, have also raised awareness of ageing infrastructures worldwide, most of which are roads, bridges, railroads, and buildings.

Climate change is supporting growth of invasive alien plants in Nepal

Climate change is not just disrupting weather patterns, it is also supporting the growth of invasive alien plants in Nepal, according to a recent study.

A million species risk extinction, are we one of them?

Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity -- and ultimately our survival -- depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of the state of Nature.

Big U-turn: 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.

December 5, 2018
December 5, 2018

UN chief urges leaders to inject momentum at 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".

November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018

Australian kids walk out of school to protest climate inaction

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".

November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018

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.

August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018

'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.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

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.

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