With the new Zero Carbon bill, the country aims to reduce all greenhouse gases except methane to net-zero by 2050.
Three-quarters of national commitments under the Paris climate accord to curb greenhouse gases will not even slow the accelerating pace of global warming, according to a report.
According to research, emissions between 2015 and 2030 would be enough to raise sea levels by eight centimetres by 2100.
President Trump got a step closer to pulling America out of the Paris Climate Agreement by sending a withdrawal letter to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced in a statement on Monday.
One of India's most unique and fragile ecological systems is buckling under the pressure of climate change forcing people to abandon centuries-old traditions.
Eike Luedeling, a professor at the University of Bonn's Institute of Crop Sciences and Resource Conservation, says that reforestation should not be seen as a substitute for curbing emissions from using fossil fuels.
The young Afghan environmentalist was selected as one of 100 ‘green ticket’ winners by the UN. But he couldn’t attend the summit as the US denied his entry saying he was ineligible for a nonimmigrant visa.
Some of the impacts of climate change are irreversible, according to a landmark assessment approved by the 195-nation Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
The report was set to conclude that global warming and pollution caused by humanity's carbon-heavy footprint are ravaging Earth's oceans and icy regions in ways that could unleash even more misery on a global scale.
African nations have for years called for more money from rich countries to help them combat global warming and integrate climate risks into their long-term economic planning - and that plea will be heard in New York again this week.
The move would shift the banks' loan books away from fossil fuels in an attempt to fight climate change.
Youths gathered at at the Youth Climate Summit at United Nations HQ by demanding radical moves to fight climate change.
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