Tag Archives: Global Warming

  • Dalai Lama supports global climate strike

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday supported the global climate strike, saying the younger generation is being very realistic about the future. ...

  • Brazil deploys warplanes to fight Amazon rainforest fires

    Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rain forest. ...

  • Brazil faces global backlash over Amazon fires

    The Amazon rainforest, often referred to as the lungs of the Earth, has been ravaged by a record number of fires this year, sparking global outrage over Brazil’s environmental policies. ...

  • Greta Thunberg to sail to US to attend UN climate summits

    Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish girl who has become one of the world's leading activists against climate change, said Monday that she plans to take her message to US by boat. ...

  • NASA satellite sees overheated tropical forests oozing with carbon dioxide

    NASA's latest carbon dioxide-mapping satellite has detected a dramatic spike in the amount of the greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, the largest annual increase on Earth in at least 2,000 yea ...

  • Iceberg four times the size of London breaks off from Antarctica ice shelf

    Researchers have been monitoring a huge crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf, which had left a vast iceberg more than four times the size of London "hanging by a thread". ...

  • Hopes rise as UN adopts draft agreement on climate change

    Negotiators from 195 nations delivered a blueprint for a pact to save mankind from disastrous global warming, raising hopes that decades of arguments will finally end with a historic agreement in Paris. ...

  • World leaders open Paris climate summit

    World leaders opened an historic summit in the French capital on Monday with "the hope of all of humanity" laid on their shoulders as they sought a deal to avert a climate catastrophe. ...

  • Climate protesters push leaders to avert emissions catastrophe

    Protesters joined a worldwide wave of marches Saturday demanding leaders craft a pact to avert a climate catastrophe when they gather in a still-shaken Paris. ...

  • Global carbon pricing off menu at Paris climate talks

    Climate experts say the need to agree on a global carbon price to cut pollution and aid clean technologies is a no-brainer, and yet the topic will have no place at the upcoming Paris climate talks. ...