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2019 was second-hottest year ever, more extreme weather coming: WMO

16 January 2020, 9:36 AM

Last year was the second-hottest year since records began, the World Meteorological Organization(WMO) said on Wednesday, adding that heat was likely to lead to more extreme weather events like the Australian bush fires in 2020 and beyond.

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Many nations to fly less in 2020 to fight climate change: Survey

14 January 2020, 3:10 PM

Most Chinese, Europeans and U.S. citizens plan to fly less for holidays this year to limit-aircraft carbon dioxide emissions and help prevent catastrophic climate change, a survey by the European Investment Bank (EIB)showed on Tuesday.

Government needs to re-think its farming strategy: Didiza

7 January 2020, 5:53 PM

Agriculture Minister Thoko Didiza says there is a need to re-think government’s farming strategy.

Residents alerted authorities after noticing huge amounts of these insects inside their homes

Blister beetle outbreak caused by climate change: Prof van den Berg

28 December 2019, 1:44 PM

Professor Johnnie van den Berg, says the infestation of what is believed to be red-headed blister beetles at Tlapeng village, outside Mahikeng, is caused by climate change and the recent torrential rains.

Major states snub calls for climate action as UN summit wraps up

15 December 2019, 8:13 PM

A handful of major states resisted pressure on Sunday to ramp up efforts to combat global warming as a United Nations climate summit ground to a close, angering smaller countries and a growing protest movement that is pushing for emergency action.

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