Population growth and climate change are putting increasingly intense pressure on the planet’s limited water supplies, with worsening shortages emerging from the Middle East to Asia and Latin America, researchers and bankers said on Monday.
University of KwaZulu-Natal Agrometeorologist Doctor Alistair Clulow says current weather patterns being experienced in the province can be attributed to climate change.
A satellite mission to measure global methane emissions from oil and gas facilities will be based in New Zealand, the government said on Wednesday, in a collaboration with a U.S. environmental group.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday issued a joint statement reaffirming their strong support for the “irreversible” Paris Agreement on climate change, from which the US announced its exit this week.
Authorities in Zimbabwe say at least 80 elephants have died in the country over the past two months. Hundreds more have died in neighbouring Botswana and Zambia.