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At the very least 25 lifeless and also thousands stranded as floodings ravage India and also Bangladesh

At the very least 25 lifeless and also thousands stranded as floodings ravage India and also Bangladesh

Lightning eliminates 21 as well as numerous residences submersed while militaries inquired to assist among carrying on tornados A minimum of 25 folks passed away as floodings reduced an example throughout north-eastern India as well as Bangladesh, leaving behind numerous properties undersea, authorizations claimed on Saturday.In India’s Assam condition, at the very least 9 folks […]

‘Reality check’: Global CO2 emissions shooting back to record levels

Fossil fuels are surging in post-pandemic recovery as scientists warn 1.5C emission limits will be reached in 11 years Global carbon emissions are shooting back to the record level seen before the coronavirus pandemic levels, new analysis has shown. Scientists said the finding is a “reality check” for the world’s nations gathered at the Cop26 […]

‘Lost generation’: education in quarter of countries at risk of collapse, study warns

Covid, climate breakdown, poverty and war threaten return to school after pandemic kept 1.5bn children out of classes ‘Their future could be destroyed’: the global struggle for schooling after Covid closures The education of hundreds of millions of children is hanging by a thread as a result of an unprecedented intensity of threats including Covid […]

Rapid heating of Indian Ocean worsening cyclones, say scientists

Rising ocean temperatures caused by climate crisis are increasing number of cyclones and intensity of storms, say experts India’s cyclone season is being made more intense by the rapidly heating Indian Ocean, scientists have warned. Last week, India was battered by Cyclone Tauktae, an unusually strong cyclone in the Arabian Sea, resulting in widespread disruption. […]

Tea-growing areas to be badly hit if global heating intensifies

In Kenya, the area of optimal tea-growing conditions will be reduced by more than a quarter by 2050 Your morning cup of tea may never taste the same again if global heating increases and the climate crisis intensifies, according to research. Some of the world’s biggest tea-growing areas will be among the worst hit by […]

Climate crisis could displace 1.2bn people by 2050, report warns

Countries unable to withstand ecological threats among world’s least peaceful, analysis finds More than 1 billion people face being displaced within 30 years as the climate crisis and rapid population growth drive an increase in migration with “huge impacts” for both the developing and developed worlds, according to an analysis. The Institute for Economics and […]

Mont Blanc melting glacier yields Indian newspapers from 1966 plane crash

Receding French ice leaves behind newspapers proclaiming Indira Gandhi’s rise to become PM Copies of Indian newspapers onboard an Air India jet that crashed into Mont Blanc in the 1960s have been revealed by melting ice on the mountain’s Bossons glacier The papers, with headlines from when Indira Gandhi became India’s prime minister, were discovered […]

India doesn’t have to lead on climate. It should anyway.

India doesn’t have to lead on climate. It should anyway.

This story was originally published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. If you watched Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s top-billed speech at the United Nations Climate Action Summit on September 23, you might be inclined to say the South Asian leader is very serious about climate change. In […]

The second wave of worldwide climate protests – in pictures

Hundreds of thousands of people around the world are taking part in the latest wave of climate strikes to demand urgent action on the emergency Fresh wave of climate strikes Continue reading…