By Dan Lowry, Mario Krapp, Te Herenga Waka (*) – Rising seas are already making storm damage more costly, adding to the impact on about 700 million people who live in low-lying coastal areas at risk of flooding. Scientists expect sea-level rise will exacerbate the damage from storm surges and coastal floods during the coming decades. But predicting just how much and how fast the seas will rise this century is difficult, mainly because of uncertainties about how Antarctica’s ice sheet will behave.Add your comment!
Charges against Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro have been filed before the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) for deforestation of the Amazon, it was announced Tuesday.
Countries must set ambitious national climate commitments if they are to sustain a healthy and green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday called on States to take bold actions to give prompt and real effect to the right to a healthy environment, following a UN Human Rights Council’s landmark decision.
By Professor Klaus Dodds (*) – The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty was agreed in 1991 and came into force in 1998, once it had been ratified by all 26 (currently 28) Antarctic Treaty Consultative Parties. Professor Klaus Dodds explores the extensive and delicate negotiations that made this possible.
Climate change is expected to take its toll soon in the form of floods, hurricanes and droughts which will result in spreading water shortages worldwide, the United Nations weather agency warned in a report.
The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to two climate change experts in addition to an Italian scientist, it was announced Tuesday.
Paraguayan livestock traders foresee profits near the US $ 2 billion by the end of a most favourable 2021 for the activity, National Service for Animal Quality and Health (Senacsa) José Carlos Martín announced over the weekend in Asunción.
President Jair Bolsonaro highlighted on Tuesday, in New York, Brazil's work on environmental preservation and the fight against climate change. He also emphasized that he always defended fighting the virus and unemployment simultaneously and with the same responsibility, and claimed lockdowns have “left a legacy of inflation, particularly in foodstuffs around the world.”
Paraguayan authorities have reported the Paraguay River is merely 9 centimeters from its all-time low as it dropped yet another 3 centimeters Friday in Asunción.