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No Money For Climate Loss And Damage

Homes destroyed in Satkhira, Bangladesh, by Cyclone Bulbul [image courtesy: Jago Nari]

Climate change is impacting agriculture, forests, mountains and oceans, and is making droughts, floods and storms more frequent and more …

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Time Magazine’s 2019 Person Of The Year – Greta Thunberg

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Time magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year is – Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who became the voice of conscience …

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No Appetite To Pay To Stop Global Warming

Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa taking questions on the first day of the conference [image by: UNclimatechange / Flickr]

The annual summit of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) starts just a few weeks before the 2015 …

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Trapped Between Melting Glaciers And A Rising Sea: UN

Rapid sea level rise and accelerated melting of glaciers due to global warming will increasingly disrupt lives of more than …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Concludes A Hugely Successful US Tour, Thanks US President Donald Trump And American People

Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his US visit, thanking the American people for “exceptional welcome, warmth and hospitality” and saying …

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As Glaciers Disappear, Can We Be Far Behind?

Due to climate change, mountain glaciers worldwide lost mass at an average rate of 220 gigatons (Gt) per year between …

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Climate Change Resilience Needs Investment Now

COP 14 commemorates the 25th year after UNCCD was founded, but many problems remain similar [image: UNCCD]

In coastal Odisha, flash floods often devastate the paddy crop, leading to severe distress among farmers, who have to suffer …

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To Tackle Climate Change, Rethink What You Eat

The way we produce, consume and discard food is no longer sustainable. That much is clear from the newly released …

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Save Land To fight Climate Change

Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive Secretary, UNCCD (left), and COP 14 President, Prakash Javadekar, India’s Environment Minister, at the New Delhi summit [Image by: IISD/ENB]

The biennial summit organized by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and hosted by India said at the …

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Indian States Demand Payment For Ecosystem Services

A monk and child stare at an approaching storm at Sanga Choling monastery in Sikkim, India. Should states such as these be compensated for protecting the climate? [image by Andrea Kirkby]

Last weekend, 10 Himalayan states in India voiced a unique demand — payment for the clean water that flows down …

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