Tag Archives: Global Warming

  • Acceleration of global warming ‘code red’ for humanity

    We ignored the warnings, and now it's too late: global heating has arrived with a vengeance and will see Earth's average temperature reach 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels around 2030, a decade earlier than projected. ...

  • Scores dead as record-breaking heat wave grips Canada, US

    Scores of deaths in Canada's Vancouver area are likely linked to a grueling heat wave, authorities said Tuesday, as the country recorded its highest ever temperature amid scorching conditions that extended to the US Pacific Northwest. ...

  • US-China tensions threaten global climate change efforts

    The world’s hopes for curbing climate change hinge on action by two giant nations whose relations are deteriorating: China and the United States. The two countries both say they are intent on retooling their economies to burn less coal, oil ...

  • China and India fail to set ambitious new climate targets at key talks

    The leaders of China and India failed to set ambitious new climate targets at a key summit co-hosted by the UK today. Chinese president Xi announced a new pledge to cut China’s CO2 emissions per unit of GDP by over 65 per cent by 2030. ...

  • Dalai Lama calls for unified global action on climate change

    The Dalai Lama called on world leaders Saturday to join forces in fighting climate change. "Now we should pay more attention about global warming," the exiled leader said in a video message to a virtual meeting of G7 parliamentary leaders. ...

  • Arctic records its hottest temperature ever as mercury hits 38 degrees

    The Arctic is thought to have recorded its hottest ever temperature of 38C (100.4F) in Siberia, an astonishing 18C (32F) above the normal level for this time of year. ...

  • UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

    Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponing the regulation of global carbon markets until next year. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal The world needs you — go Greta go!

    Greta Thunberg is a miracle. Her convictions on the climate change driving global warming, mass extinction of species, and environmental disaster, has drawn the attention of the world. ...

  • ‘Moment of truth’ at key UN climate summit

    World leaders came together at the UN Monday for a "climate emergency" summit aimed at reinvigorating the faltering Paris agreement, at a time when mankind is releasing more greenhouse gases ...

  • Millions protest in youth-led global climate strike

    Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was "only the beginning," ahead of a UN youth summit she will particip ...