Coronavirus Scotland: Glasgow COP26 climate change conference postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic

Organisers confirmed the November climate summit had been cancelled for this year as the Covid-19 crisis continues to devastate nations across the globe.

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Manas Ranjan Senapati: Water key to mitigating climate change effects

One of the most effective ways to protect children in the face of climate change is to safeguard their access to safe water and sanitation.


Combatting climate change starts at the personal level

Every person has a stake in fighting climate change, says Kevin Hall of Fresno. The reason is simple: If we don’t change our ways, we are doomed.

Climate change threatens Afghanistan's crumbling heritage

After bearing the brunt of jihadist dynamite and looting by thieves, the archaeological treasures of Afghanistan's Bamiyan province are facing a new and possibly more daunting threat: climate change.

Australia's Prime Minister defends climate change policies as firefighters continue to battle deadly fires

Firefighters battling wildfires in Australia made the most of cooler weather on Sunday to access badly burnt towns and contain blazes before the expected return of hotter conditions at the end of the week.


Climate change worst-case scenario now looks unrealistic

Global energy use patterns suggest some baseline assumptions about warming are too high. What remains is still a stiff challenge to humanity.

Cities, cars, and climate change: 8 issues that will define the 2020s

The 2020s will be just as, if not more, uncertain than the previous 10 years, with many of the same issues at the forefront. But the time for putting off hard choices may be at an end.


Forget the log cabin. Wood buildings are climbing skyward — with pluses for the planet

"Mass timber” construction is gaining ground, although not all environmentalists agree on its potential for slowing climate change.

Climate change: Emissions edge up despite drop in coal

Researchers say that carbon dioxide emissions this year have risen slightly, despite a drop in the use of coal.


Gov. Walz signs executive order on climate change

Minnesota's Democratic Governor Tim Walz says the time of waiting and debating are over, and action on climate change is needed.


Greta, go to China and protest about climate change to the world’s biggest emitter

Climate extremists draw attention across developed countries with their criticism of today’s energy supply and the living standards it supports.

Shocking photos of Swiss glaciers reveal how ice has nearly disappeared since 1800s

Shocking photos reveal the extent to which Swiss glaciers have vanished due to global warming.


Cap and trade is supposed to solve climate change, but oil and gas company emissions are up

Countries have called California’s cap-and-trade program the answer to climate change. But it is just as vulnerable to lobbying as any other legislation. The result: The state’s biggest oil and gas companies have actually polluted more since it started.

Ticks and climate change impact on moose

The devastating toll of ticks on New England's moose herd has caused the region's population to shrink.

How those researching adaptation to climate change might reduce their own carbon footprints

Scientists who work with communities most affected by climate change might find it hard to adjust their air-travel habits, but they can still make meaningful changes.

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