COP28 summit opens with hopes for early deal on climate damage fund

DUBAI, As world leaders assemble in Dubai for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, participants aim to secure an early success on a catastrophe fund on Thursday before the summit shifts its emphasis to fossil fuels and other contentious issues. Governments are gearing up for lengthy talks about whether to agree, for the first time, […]

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Planned Fossil Fuel Production Vastly Exceeds the World’s Climate Goals, ‘Throwing Humanity’s Future Into Question’

Among the top 20 nations that produce fossil fuels, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, and the United States all anticipate large increases in domestic oil production, while Russia, India, and Indonesia all anticipate large increases in coal output. According to a recent United Nations assessment, the top producing countries for fossil fuels still intend to raise their

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California wildfire puts 1,300 homes at risk as Santa Ana winds whip flames

Approximately 4,000 residents were evacuated from the southeast of Los Angeles due to the uncontained nature of the fire. Emergency officials in Southern California report that a wildfire that broke out overnight spread to 2,200 acres. Monday about 1:30 p.m., the Highland Fire broke out in Aguanga, a small community in the rural, hilly region

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Meltwater Beneath Antarctic Glaciers Accelerates Ice Loss, Warns Study

According to a recent study, Antarctic glaciers are losing ice more quickly due to meltwater running beneath them, which could result in sea level rises that are much worse than expected. Meltwater running beneath glaciers is causing them to lose ice more quickly, according to US researchers mapping Antarctic ice sheets using a new approach.

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Malawi swelters in record heat with temperatures nearly 20C above average

An African nation has experienced excessive heat, with temperatures as high as 43C, attributed to climate change. The weekend was the hottest on record for Malawians, with temperatures rising by about 20C beyond the seasonal average. The government issued advisories last Thursday about staying out of the sun, staying hydrated, and avoiding coffee and alcohol

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‘Without water, there is no life’: Drought in Brazil’s Amazon is sharpening fears for the future

Communities that depend on the waterways of the Amazon jungle are stranded without access to fuel, food, or clean water. Numerous river dolphins died and washed up on the beach. On the water’s surface, thousands of dead fish float. These are but the first somber predictions of the catastrophic drought engulfing Brazil’s Amazon. Numerous thousands

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World isn’t moving fast enough to cut pollution and keep warming below 2 degrees Celsius, UN scorecard says

According to the first United governments scorecard since Paris, which was revealed on Friday, the world’s governments have not done enough to reduce pollution and avert catastrophic levels of warming in the eight years following the historic Paris Climate Agreement. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change released its assessment on Friday, showing that

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As Africa opens a climate summit, poor weather forecasting keeps the continent underprepared

Daily weather forecasts are taken for granted in much of the world. However, the majority of Africa’s 1.3 billion inhabitants have little to no awareness of the future. That can cause damage in the billions of dollars, which can be both fatal and expensive. The first Africa Climate Summit begins on Monday in Kenya with

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