The world is on track for its hottest year on record and levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have reached new highs, further fuelling global warming, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Thursday.
The UN's panel of climate scientists agreed to study how to limit global warming to the toughest target set by world leaders, saying even small rises in temperatures could be harmful.
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Global warming is likely to disrupt a natural cycle of ice ages and contribute to delaying the onset of the next big freeze until about 100,000 years from now, scientists said.
In the past million years, the wo
Sea levels could rise by at least six metres in the long term, swamping coasts from Florida to Bangladesh, even if governments achieve their goals for curbing global warming, according to a study published on Thursday.
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Bahrain’s status as an archipelago means it is at higher risk from global warming than its neighbours, according to a regional expert.
That is largely due to the impact of rising sea levels, Arab Regional Centre for World He
DP World and Hutchison Port Holding (HPH) have joined hands to combat global warming in a ‘Waste Reduction Campaign,’ that seeks to will multiply the effect of their individual efforts to curb global greenhouse emissions.
Global warming is behind soaring temperatures in Bahrain and is to blame for the country sweltering through record-breaking heat, according to the country's top weather expert.
It is also responsible for de
The global carbon market dipped 1.4 per cent to $142 billion last year from $144 billion in 2009, as greenhouse gas emissions rose in the hottest year on record and the global economy stabilised, the World Bank said.
The stall in growth wa