Demographic and social change, shift in global economic power, rapid urbanisation, climate change and resource scarcity and technological breakthroughs will dictate and shape the future of the region, says a new report.
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Natural disasters and climate change have devastating effects on cities and the four billion people who live in them today, according to a new report by the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR).
Almost half of the world's top 500 investors are doing nothing to address climate change through their investments, a study showed on Monday.
A report by the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP), a not-for-profit organisatio
Bahrain joined 174 countries in signing the historic Paris Agreement, the first global deal on climate change, at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday.
The Paris Agreement will remain open for signatures for one year, until April 2
Trillions of dollars of non-bank financial assets around the world are vulnerable to the effects of global warming, according to a study on Monday that says tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions makes sense for investors.
A record surge in temperatures in 2016, linked to global warming and an El Nino weather event in the Pacific, is adding urgency to a deal by 195 governments in December to curb greenhouse gas emissions to slow climate change, scientists said on
Turning the tide on global warming should be tackled by big and small steps that range from cutting subsidies to riding bicycles, International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said on Friday.
Climate change could cause significant changes to global diets, leading to more than half a million extra deaths in 2050 from illnesses such as stroke, cancer and heart disease, experts said.
As extreme weather such as floods and
Bahrain yesterday (December 12) highlighted its commitment to tackle global warming, a report said.
This comes as Supreme Council for the Environment chief executive Dr Mohamed Mubarak Bin Daina met UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moo
The world's 48 poorest countries will need to find around a trillion dollars between 2020 and 2030 to achieve their plans to tackle climate change - and those plans should be a priority for international funding, researchers said.