Global warming

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Is global governance failing to deliver climate commitments?

While commitment is the first step, finance is the most important means for implementation of climate commitments. But in this case, there are huge gaps, as pledges remain unfulfilled.

December 31, 2022
December 31, 2022

What's the link between global heating and extreme weather?

Heavy snowfall und subzero temperatures have wreaked havoc on the United States this holiday season. Deutsche Welle takes a closer look at how this and other types of extreme weather link back to climate change.

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Negotiations going strong at COP27

The developing countries are united in their demand for the establishment of the Sharm El Sheikh Finance Facility for Loss and Damage (SSFFLD) at the end of the climate conference later this week.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

From rhetoric to realisation of climate actions at COP27

Despite demands from climate-change-affected countries, the issue of loss and damage has been contentious at the global forum.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

Conservation science has moved on. We, too, must adapt and change.

The threats resulting from climate warming and loss of nature are no longer theoretical, but a brutal reality.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

How erratic weather has affected our food production

More investment is needed in research work to understand the dynamics and impact of loss and damage in climate-vulnerable communities.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Climate pledges still ‘nowhere near’: UN

International climate pledges remain far off track to limit temperature rises to 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a UN report released yesterday, less than two weeks ahead of high-stakes negotiations to tackle global warming.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Burn less fuel, build better cities

Imagine for a moment our city without cars, but with high-quality public transport, people zipping by on bicycles, others on foot.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Climate change is all about ‘power’

Instead of effectively tackling the issues related to climate change, world leaders have politicised it over the last 30 years.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Sizzling summer of 2022: Heat wave, heat dome, wet-bulb temperature

The summer of 2022 has not yet reached the mid-point, yet we are staring at another year of bleak climate news.