New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday announced a $20 billion plan to prepare for rising sea levels and hotter summers expected as a result of climate change in the coming decades.
The ambitious proposal, which could become
Cloud-based video creation platform WeVideo and Qatar Foundation International (QFI) have partnered to launch “Climates Change. Can You?”, a collaborative project aimed at raising awareness of the challenges and solutions associated
International climate scientists are more certain than ever that humans are responsible for global warming, rising sea levels and extreme weather events, according to a leaked draft report by an influential panel of experts.
Qatar proposed keeping an existing UN plan for fighting climate change in place until 2020 on Saturday in an attempt to break a deadlock at talks over a new deal to curb world greenhouse gas emissions.
The Opec nation hosting the nego
Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday scientific evidence showed the need for the world to act on climate change, although it stopped short of making any pledge to cut its own emissions.
Officials from the kingdom, led b
Extreme weather is the new normal and poses a threat to the human race, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday, as he sought to revive deadlocked global climate change talks.
Ban's intervention came as efforts to agr
Global annual investment to curb climate change reached approximately $364 billion in 2010/2011, according to a new report.
This amount, while significant, falls short of most estimates of investment needed to limit global warming
Siemens AG has joined hands with Ritz-Carlton Hotels and Starwood Hotels & Resorts to launch an initiative encouraging individuals and organisations to take action on climate change by highlighting the real challenges facing the planet&rsquo
The fact that Arctic sea ice has melted this year to its lowest recorded level shows, along with other weather extremes, that "climate change is taking place before our eyes", the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesd
The Indian monsoon is likely to fail more often in the next 200 years threatening food supplies, unless governments agree how to limit climate change, a study showed on Tuesday.
The monsoon rains could collapse about every fifth y