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NASA astronaut Mae Jemison

Earth needs climate ‘reality check’, space pioneer warns

4 December 2018, 6:19 PM

The world needs a “reality check” on the threat posed by climate change, NASA astronaut Mae Jemison said Tuesday at a UN summit to chart mankind’s path away from runaway global warming.

UN climate talks open in Poland with call for ‘urgent’ action

2 December 2018, 5:11 PM

Representatives from nearly 200 countries began crunch UN climate talks in Poland Sunday against a backdrop of dire environmental warnings and a call for action against the “urgent” threats posed by climate change.

"Don't deny climate change" sign

WMO warns of long-term warming of the world’s climate

29 November 2018, 6:06 PM

The World Meteorological Organisation has warned that the trend for the long-term warming of the world’s climate is continuing. The WMO’s Secretary General Petteri Taalas says the world is not on track to meet the climate change target set by the inter-governmental panel on climate change.

Receding Malawi lake lays bare cost of climate change

27 November 2018, 6:12 AM

Just four months ago, the fishing harbour at Kachulu on the western shores of Lake Chilwa in Malawi was bustling with fishermen and traders haggling over the catch of the day.

US President Donald Trump

White house in denial of climate change report

24 November 2018, 1:18 PM

Climate change will cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century, hitting everything from health to infrastructure, according to a government report issued on Friday that the White House called inaccurate.

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